Welcome to

The RoadRacing.Rocks!'s Race Calendar and Personal Race Calendar features were programmed from scratch by the Team's webmaster, Steve Breese.  Please talk to him on the track or contact him if you have any questions or comments.


Login in to the right to display your Personal Race Calendar here. (learn more)

Race Calendar

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 PM: Gino's East 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
(more info)
Location: Montrose Harbor
Address: 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
Additional information: WHO DOESN'T LOVE PIZZA AND RUNNING!?

GRAB YOUR PIZZA-LOVIN' FRIENDS AND COME TO THE GINO'S EAST 5K PRESENTED BY ASE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 AT MONTROSE HARBOR IN CHICAGO.
Registration Fee: $10-$60
Race website: http://ginoseast5k.com/
Online Registration: http://ginoseast5k.com/sign-up/http://ginoseast5k.com/sign-up/

6:30 PM: Gino's East 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
(more info)
Location: Montrose harbor
Address: Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613
Additional information: Come join us at the Gino's East 5K on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM!
Website: www.ginoseast5k.com
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ginoseast5k
Date & Location: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Montrose Harbor, Chicago, IL
5K RUN & WALK: 6:30 PM
KIDS DASH: 6:00 PM
Start/Finish: Montrose Harbor - Running Paths
Charity: The 2019 Gino's East Charity is TBD
Parking: Parking will be available for free along the streets, but are first come, first serve. There is a parking lot across the street from Montrose Harbor where you can park at a small fee per hour.
We encourage the use of carpooling, Uber, Lyft, and public transportation.
5K Swag: This pizza-centric extravaganza is piled high with your favorite toppings! All 5K participants will receive a dri-fit shirt, a pizza-themed 5K finisher medal, and a slice of heavenly thin crust Gino's East pizza and a beer token that will be given at the Finish to use at any Gino's Locations.

Kids Dash Swag: All kids will receive a pizza-theme finisher medal, a slice of heavenly thin crust Gino's East Pizza at the finish line!
Awards: The top 3 Male & Female Finishers in each age group in the 5K RUN ONLY receive a customized award. Age groups are as follows: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
The awards ceremony will take place at 7:30 PM at Montrose Harbor.
Finisher Medal: All 5K run and walk participants will receive a medal upon finishing the race.
Timing: The Gino's East 5k RUN is an officially timed event using the disposable B-Tag timing system. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event. Only the run will be timed.
Packet Pick-up: Pre-race packet pick-up is at Road Runner Sports Chicago (1435 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642).
Wednesday, June 19 from 12:00-7:00 PM
Race day packet pick-up will be available at Montrose Harbor. PPU will close EXACTLY the times listed below so please come early and expect lines!
Race Day, June 20 from 4:30-6:15 PM
Pets & Strollers: Strollers are allowed at this event in the WALK ONLY. While we love your fur babies, pets are not allowed for safety reasons.
Refunds: Since the Gino's East 5K has many upfront costs, we have a strict and uniform policy of no refunds, no person-to-person transfer, or no deferrals to a future year. We do understand that plans change, injuries happen, and various situations arise, but, we feel it is most fair to apply a uniform policy to all, instead of a subjective line of who should receive a refund and who doesn't. All purchases and sales are 100% final, no exceptions. Refunds will not be issued based on weather conditions. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
Virtual Gino's East 5k
Not a Gino's East 5k near you? No worries! You can run it virtually! Run a 5k, by yourself or with a large group, in the location of your choice, at any time of the day.
Same race. Same swag. Just Your Location!
How It Works
Register For the Virtual Gino's East® 5K – DOMESTIC ONLY.
You will receive your swag (Shirt, Bib, Medal, and Pizza Card) in the mail
Run/Walk your race on any day.
If you want a PDF Certificate of Completion emailed please submit your Name, Time, Date of Completion, and any Photos to events@adrenalinespecialevents.com
Enjoy the satisfaction of your success and being a part of the Virtual Gino's East 5K!
*Please note if you purchase a virtual entry, it will not be valid at Montrose Harbor on 6/20. This is only for virtual runners.
Registration Fee: $10 – $45
Race website: http://www.ginoseast5k.com
Online Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ginos-east-5k-tickets-54712441385

Saturday, June 22, 2019
7:00 AM: Swedish Days LOPP 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Geneva, IL
(more info)

Registration Fee: 35.00

8:00 AM: Champions for Children 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Hoffman Estates, IL
(more info)
Location: Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County
Race website: https://championsforchildren5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11889
Source(s): W

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:30 AM: Twin Lakes Triathlon
Distance: Sprint Distance
Town: Palatine, IL
(more info)
Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area
Race website: https://saltcreek.multisportsystems.com
Online Registration: https://www.active.com/palatine-il/triathlon/races/twin-lakes-triathlon-2019https://www.active.com/palatine-il/triathlon/races/twin-lakes-triathlon-2019

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:30 AM: Guns N' Hoses 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
(more info)
Location: Christ the King Church
Address: 9235 S Hamilton Ave Chicago, IL
Additional information: The Guns N' Hoses 5K Run/Walk benefits the
100 Club of Chicago's Education Assistance Program
for the families of fallen first responders.
Registration Fee: 40
Race website: https://gunsnhoses5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8882
Online Registration: https://gunsnhoses5k.itsyourrace.com/register/

8:00 AM: Run The Runway At CEA PWK - 2019
Longest Race: 5 Mile
2nd Longest: 1 Mile 
Town: Prospect Heights, IL
(more info)
Location: Chicago Executive Airport
Address: 1020 South Plant Road
Additional information: 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on the main runway and taxiways at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois. The course is USATF Certified and the 5K race is chip timed.
Registration Fee: $30-$40
Race website: https://www.raceentry.com/run-the-runway-at-cea-pwk/race-information
Online Registration: https://www.raceentry.com/run-the-runway-at-cea-pwk/race-information

Thursday, July 4, 2019
7:15 AM: Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th
Distance: 4 Mile
Town: Elmhurst, IL
Login or become a member to see planned participants
(more info)
Location: Elmhurst College
Address: 190 S Prospect Ave
Race website: http://4on4th.com/
Online Registration: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/35013

8:00 AM: Freedom Four
Distance: 4 Mile
Town: Glen Ellyn, IL
(more info)


Sunday, July 7, 2019
8:45 AM: Uncle Sam's 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Palatine, IL
(more info)
Location: Tap House Grill
Address: http://unclesam5k.com
Additional information: Come celebrate 'Merica with us at the Uncle Sam 5K and Little Patriot's Kids Dash on Sunday, July 7, 2019! Immediately following the race, all are invited to partake in a special after party at the Tap House Grill.
Registration Fee: $30-$40
Race website: http://unclesam5k.com
Online Registration: http://unclesam5k.com

9:00 AM: Uncle Sam 5K & Kids Dash
Distance: 5K
Town: , IL
(more info)
Location: Tap House Grill- Palatine 56 West Wilson Street Palatine, IL 60067
Address: Tap House Grill- Palatine 56 West Wilson Street Palatine, IL 60067
Additional information: Come celebrate 'Merica with us at the Third Annual Uncle Sam 5K & Little Patriot's Dash Presented by Tap House Grill on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9 a.m. Grab your red, white, and blue and get ready to race in honor of America's Independence. Immediately following the race, all are invited to partake in a special after party at the Tap House Grill.
Website: www.unclesam5k.com
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/unclesam5k
Date & Location: Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Palatine, IL
Kid's Dash: 8:50 AM
5K: 9 AM
Start/Finish: Tap House Grill
56 Wilson St., Palatine IL 60067
Parking: Downtown Palatine Parking garage at N. Smith St. & W. Colfax St. Parking will NOT be available at Tap House Grill or in the Metra surface lots.
5K Amenities: All 5K Participants receive a customized Dri-Fit short sleeve shirt, Uncle Sam Hat, and One Free Beer!

*Images Subject To Change
Kid's Dash Info & Amenities: All Little Patriot Kids Dash participants receive an Uncle Sam Hat and Race Bib. The Kids Dash will be .5 of mile.

Awards: The top 3 Male & Female Finishers in each age group receive a customized AWARD. Age groups are as follows: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
After Party: Join us for our annual after party at Tap House Grill for the award ceremony. All participants will receive 1 free beers or soft drinks and more!
Charity: A portion of the proceeds from the Uncle Sam 5K will directly benefit the Palatine Park Foundation.
Palatine Park Foundation was formed in October of 1994 to assist Palatine Park District in its continuing commitments of service to the community. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. All donations that we receive are fully tax deductible as charitable contributions.

Timing: The Uncle Sam 5k is an officially timed event using the disposable B-Tag timing system. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.
Packet Pick-up: Pre-race packet pick-up will be located at Road Runners Sports in Kildeer (20291 N Rand Rd #105, Kildeer, IL 60074)
Friday, July 5 from 10:30am - 1:30pm
Race day packet pick-up will be available in the Tap House Grill parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m PPU will close EXACTLY at 8:45 a.m. so please come early and expect lines!
Dogs & Strollers: Strollers are allowed at this event. Dogs are not.
Refunds: Since the Uncle Sam has many upfront costs, we have a strict and uniform policy of no refunds, no person-to-person transfer, or no deferrals to a future year. We do understand that plans change, injuries happen, and various situations arise, but, we feel it is most fair to apply a uniform policy to all, instead of a subjective line of who should receive a refund and who doesn't. All purchases and sales are 100% final, no exceptions. Refunds will not be issued based on weather conditions. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
Registration Fee: $10 – $30
Race website: http:// www.unclesam5k.com
Online Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uncle-sam-5k-kids-dash-tickets-54880485008

Saturday, July 13, 2019
8:00 AM: Grayslake 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Grayslake, IL
(more info)


Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 AM: Lake Zurich Triathlon
Distance: Sprint Distance
Town: Lake Zurich, IL
(more info)

Additional information: The 2019 ET Lake Zurich Triathlon will take place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019. This year marks the largest participation level we have ever had for this event.

Athletes compete in a race of 3 endurance events, they will swim in Lake Zurich, Ride a bike course around the Lake Zurich area roads, and Run a 2 loop route around the Lake Zurich Waterfront.
Race website: https://www.lakezurichtri.com/

6:30 AM: ET Lake Zurich Triathlon
Longest Race: Olympic Distance
2nd Longest: Sprint Distance 
Town: Lake Zurich, IL
(more info)
Location: Paulus Park
Race website: https://www.lakezurichtri.com/
Online Registration: https://www.lakezurichtri.com/Registration

7:00 AM: Christmas in July
Distance: Half-Marathon
Town: Elk Grove Village, IL
(more info)
Location: Busse Woods

7:00 AM: Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K
Longest Race: Half-Marathon
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Elk Grove Village, IL
(more info)
Location: Busse Woods Grove 17
Additional information: Half Marathon starts at 7:00 am
5K starts at 7:30 am
Registration Fee: $42 for 5K; $64 Half Marathon Early Reg
Race website: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/ElkGrove/ChristmasinJulyHalfMarathonand5KChicago?raceRefCode=BQjSIT90https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/ElkGrove/ChristmasinJulyHalfMarathonand5KChicago?raceRefCode=BQjSIT90
Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/ElkGrove/ChristmasinJulyHalfMarathonand5KChicago?aflt_token=kqs8TKII2JfeBLPTXiznQWCa2qWsMRFWhttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/ElkGrove/ChristmasinJulyHalfMarathonand5KChicago?aflt_token=kqs8TKII2JfeBLPTXiznQWCa2qWsMRFW

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6:30 PM: Pink Taco - Taco Tuesday 5K & Kids Dash
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
(more info)
Location: Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60613
Address: Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60613
Additional information: Come join us at the Pink Taco Taco Tuesday 5K & Kids Dash on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM!
Website: www.tacotuesday5k.com
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/tacotuesday5k
Date & Location: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Montrose Harbor, Chicago, IL
5K RUN & WALK: 6:30 PM
Start/Finish: Montrose Harbor - Running Paths
Charity: COMING SOON!
Parking: Parking will be available for free along the streets, but are first come, first serve. There is a parking lot across the street from Montrose Harbor where you can park at a small fee per hour.
We encourage the use of carpooling, Uber, Lyft, and public transportation.
5K Swag: All 5K participants will receive a dri-fit shirt, a Golden Taco 5K finisher medal, Taco from Pink Taco at the Finish Line.

Kids Dash Swag: All Kids Dash participants will receive a race bib, a Golden Taco finisher medal, and a delcious taco from Pink Taco at the finish line.
Awards: The top 3 Male & Female Finishers in each age group in the 5K RUN ONLY receive a customized award. Age groups are as follows: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
The awards ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. at Montrose Harbor.
Finisher Medal: All 5K run and walk participants will receive a medal upon finishing the race.
Timing: Taco Tuesday 5k RUN is an officially timed event using the disposable B-Tag timing system. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event. Only the run will be timed.
Packet Pick-up: Pre-race packet pick-up is at Road Runner Sports Chicago (1435 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642).
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 12:00 to 7;00 p.m.
Race day packet pick-up will be available at Montrose Harbor. PPU will close EXACTLY the times listed below so please come early and expect lines!
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 4:30 to 6:15 p.m.
Dogs & Strollers: Strollers are allowed at this event in the WALK ONLY. Dogs are not allowed for safety reasons.
Refunds: Since the Taco Tuesday 5K has many upfront costs, we have a strict and uniform policy of no refunds, no person-to-person transfer, or no deferrals to a future year. We do understand that plans change, injuries happen, and various situations arise, but, we feel it is most fair to apply a uniform policy to all, instead of a subjective line of who should receive a refund and who doesn't. All purchases and sales are 100% final, no exceptions. Refunds will not be issued based on weather conditions. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
Virtual Taco Tuesday 5K?
Not a Taco Tuesday 5k near you? No worries! You can run it virtually! Run a 5k, by yourself or with a large group, in the location of your choice, at any time of the day.
Same race. Same swag. Just Your Location!
How It Works
Register For the Virtual Taco Tuesday 5K – DOMESTIC ONLY.
You will receive your swag (Shirt, Bib, Medal, and Taco Card) in the mail
Run/Walk your race on any day.
If you want a PDF Certificate of Completion emailed please submit your Name, Time, Date of Completion, and any Photos to events@adrenalinespecialevents.com
Enjoy the satisfaction of your success and being a part of the Virtual Taco Tuesday 5K!
*Please note if you purchase a virtual entry, it will not be valid at Montrose Harbor on 7/16. This is only for virtual runners.
Registration Fee: $10 – $50
Race website: http: www.tacotuesday5k.com
Online Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com

Saturday, July 20, 2019
7:45 AM: Hemingway 8K Running of the Bulls
Distance: 8K
Town: Oak Park, IL
(more info)


Sunday, July 21, 2019
6:30 AM: Humana Rock 'N' Roll Chicago Half Marathon
Distance: Half-Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
Login or become a member to see planned participants
(more info)

Race website: https://www.runrocknroll.com/en/events/chicago/the-races/half-marathon
Source(s): W

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:30 AM: Splash, Pedal, Dash Triathlon & Dash, Pedal, Dash Duathlon
Longest Race: Duathlon
2nd Longest: Sprint Distance 
Town: Schaumburg, IL
(more info)
Location: Meineke Recreation Center
Race website: http://www.parkfun.com/programs/special-events/triathlon-duathlon
Online Registration: https://www.active.com/schaumburg-il/duathlon/races/splash-pedal-dash-triathlon-dash-pedal-dash-duathlon-2019?int=https://www.active.com/schaumburg-il/duathlon/races/splash-pedal-dash-triathlon-dash-pedal-dash-duathlon-2019?int=

Contact Steve Breese with questions or comments regarding the RoadRacing.Rocks!'s website.