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Race, Run, Jog, Walk, Volunteer

Join us for FREE 5K and 1 Mile Runs/Walks

'Go Run's are FREE and welcoming to everyone who wants to race, run, jog, or walk a timed 5K or 1 Mile in their local park. Sign-up and experience the unique running event that is growing Chicago's running community.



All runs begin at 9:00 a.m. on dates shown. One 'Go Run will be held each week on the first, second, third, and fourth Saturday's of each month.

Schedule Overview:

Announcement: Schedule change - 10/26, 'Go Run moves to the 606 / Walsh Park. On 11/23, 'Go Run moves to Horner Park (Turkey Trot day) with a 9:30 a.m. start. 'Go Run will take a winter break after 11/23 until February 2, 2020.

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November Schedule:

Winter break begins after the 11/23 'Go Run. See you in February!


'Go Run is produced in partnership between the Chicago Area Runners Association, a 501 c3 not-for-profit organization, and the Chicago Park District. CARA needs your support to grow 'Go Run, and to continue its mission to advocate for the running community, and to provide runners opportunities to train, race, learn, be social, and volunteer.

Contact Us:


Tel: 312-666-9836

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