Morton Arboretum Arbor Day 5K

Sunday, April 19th
The Morton Arboretum's 5th annual ARBOR DAY 10K registration is NOW OPEN!! Join us for scenic tour of experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of a springtime morning on the rolling hills of the East Side main route. NEW THIS YEAR: Post race BEERS & MUSIC to celebrate your accomplishment! For more information as well as a link to registration click here for more info.

Run for Rett

Saturday, April 25th 2015
Join the Internation Rett Syndrome Foundation on April 25th for the Run for Rett. The course will be at Busse Woods Forest Preserve in Elk Grove. Visit Race Page for more info.

Great Western Half Marathon

May 3, 2015
Come out and run one of the first, and best, 1/2 marathons in the western suburbs this season! Terrfic out and back course along the Great Western Trail. Visit Race Page for more info.

Kenneth Young Center 5K

Saturday, May 9th - 9:00am - Busse Woods, Elk Grove Village
Support the Kenneth Young Center on May 9th with their 5k Run/Walk for Mental Health and Senior Services. Visit Race Page for more info.

Bobcat Blitz

Saturday, May 9th - 9:00am - Palatine
Join Immanuel Lutheran in Palatine for this great chip timed 5k! There will also be a DJ and post race festivities. Visit Race Page for more info.

Chicagoland Spring Marathon and Half Marathon

Sunday, May 17th, 9:05am - Schaumburg and Busse Woods
The 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half marathon courses are USATF certified. The marathon is a Boston qualifier. The course will start in the business district of Schaumburg before touring into scenic Busse Woods featuring serene lakes, forests and prairie. Miles will be marked along the course to help you keep pace with your goal time! Aide stations with water and sports drink as well as toilets will be located along the course, see course map for locations. Possible spectator locations are also shown on maps. Visit Race Page for more info.

Ozzie's Home Run and Walk 5K - 5/3rd Ballpark, Geneva

May 31, 2015
A unique event hosted by the Kane County Cougars. Come out for this great race that starts and finishes on the field. Registration is open now. Visit Race Page for more info.

3rd Annual River Grove Police FOP 5K

Sunday June 14th, 2015 - 8:30 am - River Grove
A chip timed (USATF IL-14067-JW) 5K race ran through the beautiful streets of River Grove. A fast and flat course with minimal turns,on flag day with a flag ceremony and the donation of the flag to the River Park Moose Lodge. $ 30.00 entry fee ($20.00 for children 12 and under) with a goodie bag, tech T-shirt. Click here or banner for more information or to register.

Get Your Rear In Gear 5k

Saturday, August 1st - 8:00am - Elgin
Get Your Rear in Gear - Elgin is part of a 5K race series raising awareness and money for colon cancer prevention efforts. 75% of the money raised in Elgin will stay within our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for this disease. Get Your Rear in Gear provides a special opportunity to honor survivors & those lost to colon cancer in our community. Visit Race Page for more info.

Bob Leonard River Run and Walk

August 5th, 2015
Enjoy a beautiful running tour through facilities made possible by the River Corridor Foundation and help raise money for future projects. Registration open now, event begins and ends at Pottawatomie Park. Visit Race Page for more info.

Marklund Run, Walk & Roll 5K

Sunday October 25th, 2015
Run through beautiful Geneva and help raise money for a great organization that services those with developmental disabilities. Visit Race Page for more info.

Hot Cider Hustle 8 Mile Run/Walk

Saturday, October 31st, Wheaton
The course leads participants on an enjoyable journey through the natural beauty of fall. Cross the finish line with a smile and wrap your chilled hands around a comforting cup of HOT CIDER. Visit Race Page for more info.

Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half Marathon and 5K

Saturday, November 28th, 8:30 AM 5k/9:15 AM Half Marathon
Celebrate the end of the season at one of Chicagoland's largest half marathon & 5k events. The event offers a relatively flat, scenic, USATF certified paved course. There is also a 5k Run/Walk for those who want to participate in something a bit shorter. The course is conveniently located just off the Rt 53 and I-90 Interchange. Visit Race Page for more info.