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Summer 2019


Summer Trail Runs

Wednesday Mornings, June 26 - Aug 14

Summer Strides participants in our Little Village program will be going on trail runs in a local forest preserve. Thanks to A Bigger World Foundation for funding these field trips and supporting the positive benefits that access to green space can have on our youth.

Email for more information.

El Grito 5k

Sunday, September 8, 2019

9:00 am - 11:00 am - Little Village (map)

The El Grito 5K runs along 26th street in the culturally rich Mexican neighborhood of Little Village. The race will precede the Mexican Independence Day Parade. Summer Strides participants from the Little Village community are excited to be a part of this neighborhood event.

If you are interested in volunteering please email

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Pumpkins in the Park 5k

Saturday October 19, 2019

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Lincoln Park (map)

Running Mates participants will train for 8 weeks to prepare for their first race of the school year. Volunteer as a running buddy or cheerleader to help them cross the finish line at this Halloween themed race.

If you are interested in volunteering please email