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Race Calendar

Sunday, March 25, 2018
8:30 AM: Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle
Distance: 8K
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Grant Park
Address: 337 E Randolph St
Additional information: Continue the St. Patrick's Day celebration and kick off the running season in Chicago at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. The 8K (4.97-mile) run and 2 mile walk is a longstanding tradition in Chicago with scenic course routes, starting and finishing in Grant Park.
Race website: https://www.shamrockshuffle.com

Sunday, April 8, 2018
8:45 AM: Good Life Race 2018
Distance: 5K
Town: Oak Park, IL
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Location: River Forest High School
Address: 201 North Scoville Avenue
Additional information: About This Event
37th Annual 5K run, walk and youth mile. There are separate Women's & Men's races and lots of family friendly events including a 1 Mile Youth Race (Kids ages 5-12) and a Junior Dash for Ages 5 & under.

Check our web site: http://goodliferace.com for the latest information.
Junior Dash Registration
Junior Dash for kids 5 and under! This always popular event includes separate races and distances for various ages, personalized bibs with child's name for all pre-registered "dashers" and a special award for all participants. Junior Dash Registration will open late in 2017
For more information on the Junior Dash visit our web site: http://goodliferace.com

Registration Fee: $30.00 (no race day registration)
Race website: http://goodliferace.com/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=H92VBH7https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=H92VBH7
Source(s): ACOW

Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00 AM: Lakefront 10 Miler & 5K
Longest Race: 10 Mile
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Wilson Track @ Montrose Beach
Address: Wilson Dr. & Lakeshore Dr.
Additional information: The Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler and 5K is the perfect start to any runner's spring season! As one of Chicago's classic distance road races the 10-miler is the kick-off for the 2017 CARA Runners' Choice Circuit.
Race website: https://www.caralakefront10.com/
Source(s): ACOW

Sunday, April 29, 2018
8:00 AM: Ravenswood 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: All Saints Episcopal Church
Address: 4550 N Hermitage Ave
Additional information: Corral Staging Times
Start Time: 8:00am
Recommended Arrival Time: 7:00am
Kids Race
Start Time: 9:00am
Recommended Arrival Time: 8:00am
Registration Fee: $40
Race website: https://www.ravenswoodrun.com/
Online Registration: https://ramraces.enmotive.com/events/register/2018-ravenswood-run

Saturday, May 12, 2018
7:30 AM: Quarryman 10 Mile & 5K
Longest Race: 10 Mile
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Lemont, IL
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Location: downtown Lemont
Address: 418 Main St
Additional information: There are lots of running races in Chicagoland, but nothing that is as unique and challenging as the Quarryman 10 Mile and 5K in Lemont, Illinois. The Quarryman 10 Mile & 5K offers elite athletes, age group competitors and fitness runners a different, challenging course in Lemont's unique, scenic and small town setting. Visit our community and run one of the most challenging, unique and scenic road races in the Chicago area.

The 10 mile and 5K races start and finish in historic downtown Lemont. Each race course winds through the unique, scenic and hilly historic neighborhoods of Lemont. Please review the Course Information and Map page for detailed information of each course.

The Quarryman's unique, hand-made "piece of the rock" awards made from local quarry stone are awarded to 1st – 3rd overall male and female and all standard 5 year age groups in both the 10 Mile & 5K races. The Quarryman offers prize money to 1st – 3rd overall and a "King of the Hill" awards. Please review our awards page for information on prize money and awards.

The Quarryman 10 Mile & 5K post race includes separate award ceremonies for the 10 Mile and 5K events, music and a unique food and beverages from a variety of Lemont restaurants. Please check back as race day approaches for more details on the post race party.

Come visit our community and run one of the most challenging, unique and scenic road races in the Chicago area.

For more information, please contact Dave Fako at info@quarrymanchallenge.com or call 708.705.6791.
Registration Fee: $40 ($50 March 1 – Race Day)
Race website: http://quarrymanchallenge.com/
Online Registration: https://secure.getmeregistered.com

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:00 AM: Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: 1 Mile 
Town: Northbrook, IL
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Location: Maple School
Address: 2301 Shermer Road
Additional information: Directions: The best option for easy out access is the Highland Baking parking lot, 2301 Shermer Road, which is on the east side of Shermer Road and directly across the street from the event. Limited parking is also available in the Glenbrook North High School south parking lot, located at 2300 Shermer Road. Enter and exit on Shermer Road, as Sherman Drive entrances will be closed for the race.

Registration: All pre-registered participants receive a t-shirt. Dri-fit T-shirts are guaranteed for those who register by April 26, 2018. T-shirts will be available while supplies last.
Race website: http://lewblondrun.org/

Saturday, June 2, 2018
7:30 AM: Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 5K 
3rd Longest: 1/2 Mile 
Town: Wheaton, IL
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Location: Memorial Park
Address: 208 W Union Ave
Registration Fee: $30.00
Race website: https://wheatonparkdistrict.com

Sunday, June 17, 2018
7:30 AM: Byrdsong Race Against Hate
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Evanston, IL
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Location: Long Field
Address: Lincoln Street and Sheridan Road in Evanston
Additional information: 7:30 AM start for 10K, 5K starts immediately after that. Registration opens at 6:15AM

Registration link was not available as of Jan 3rd, 2018.
Race website: http://www.ywca.org

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
7:15 AM: Elmhurst 4 on the 4th
Longest Race: 4 Mile
2nd Longest: 1K 
Town: Elmhurst, IL
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Location: Elmhurst College
Address: 190 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Additional information: USATF-certified (IL-08024-JW) and
CARA Runner's Choice Circuit
CARA Youth Circuit
4-miler is primarily flat with the exception of three hills
Includes two water stops
Markers and clocks at each mile
Gear check will be available (not responsible for lost items)
Registration Fee: Pre-registration for the 4-miler is $25; the fee increases to $30 on June 5 and $35 on race day.
Race website: http://4on4th.com/
Online Registration: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/35013
Source(s): ACOW

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:30 AM: Waterfall Glen Xtreme 10
Distance: 10 Mile
Town: Darien, IL
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Location: Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve
Address: Argonne Ct
Additional information: Trails, Hills, Guts and Chuck's!

10 miles of pure bliss! We are bringing back the Xtreme 10 to it's original glory! Satruday, July 14th, gun goes off at 7:30am. The Original Xtreme10 is a 10 mile trail race that begins and ends with a traditional cross country start and finish. All for just $49.95

Enjoy a well earned breakfast provided by the one and only Chuck's BBQ! Yes, he does breakfast as well as he does BBQ! Runners prepare yourself for a treat!

Proceeds from this one of a kind trail race will support a one of a kind charity, Big Rig Books! John Gervase, in his spare time, while driving his Big Rig visits underserved schools delivering books to school age children. He touches children's lives everyday one book at a time!
Registration Fee: $49.95 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Race website: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Darien/TheOriginalWFGXtreme10https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Darien/TheOriginalWFGXtreme10

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00 AM: Itasca OktoberFast 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Itasca, IL
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Location: Usher Park
Address: Irving Park Road and Walnut Street
Additional information: RACE DATE & TIME TBD. Please edit this race or email Steve (me@stevebreese.com) when the race date becomes known.
Race website: http://www.itascaoktoberfast5k.org/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=LC2VBH7https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=LC2VBH7
Source(s): ACOW

Sunday, September 23, 2018
7:00 AM: Chicago Half Marathon
Distance: Half-Marathon
Town: , IL
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Location: Jackson Park
Address: 6401 S Richard Dr.
Race website: http://www.chicagohalfmarathon.com/
Online Registration: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/27222

Sunday, October 7, 2018
7:30 AM: Chicago Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Grant Park
Address: 337 E Randolph St
Additional information: Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.
Race website: https://www.chicagomarathon.com/

Saturday, October 27, 2018
7:00 AM: Lake Bluff PTO Pumpkin Chase 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Lake Bluff, IL
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Location: Lake Bluff Middle School
Address: 121 E. Sheridan Place

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