Unfortunately, the 2017 Fall Fun Run was cancelled due to inclement weather.

We look forward to the Spring 2018 Fun Run!

Details coming soon.

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2017 Spring Fun Run

On Saturday June 3, 2017 over 4,000 students, parents, and teachers united for a morning of fitness, community-building, and health in celebration of all their hard work over the school year!

Thank you to all the students, families, school staff, volunteers, and sponsors who helped make the 10th annual Spring Fun Run a success!


2016 Spring Fun Run: June 4th

On June 4, 2016, over 4,000 Chicago Run children, parents, and school staff joined together at our annual Spring Fun Run in Washington Park! Participants celebrated another successful year of Chicago Run programming by running 1-mile around the park, Zumba dancing, eating healthy snacks, and having FUN! 


2015 Fall Fun Run: Saturday, November 7th

On November 7th, Chicago Run students, families, and school staff celebrated the start of another healthy school year with a 1-mile Fun Run in Washington Park! We had beautiful weather for this fun filled morning which continues to be one of the most successful events we have all year. Thank you to Chicago Public Schools, Nike, Chicago Parks District, Aramark, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois,  Transunion, and all 150 volunteers for making this event possible.

2015 Spring Fun Run: Saturday, June 6th

Over 4,000 Chicago Run students, family, and school staff joined together on June 6th for our annual Spring Fun Run! Participants ran a scenic mile around Washington Park in celebration of a healthy year of Chicago Run programming. The morning was filled with high-fives, Zumba, healthy snacks provided by Aramark, and smiles! We are so grateful for the support and sponsorship from the Chicago Park District, CPS, Aramark, RAM Racing, Nike, and our amazing volunteers. 


2014 Fall Fun Run: Saturday, November 8th

On Saturday, November 8th, over 3,000 Chicago Run participants gathered in Washington Park for our annual Fall Fun Run! The event united students and family members from 42 schools in 32 unique communities across the city. Participants spent their morning dancing to Zumba workouts, running a mile around the park, and eating healthy snacks! We were so lucky to have the Tonti Elementary Band, Chicago Sky's Sky Guy, Kymberlee & the Fly Girl Dance crew, Monique & the Skyy Level Group, and Chicago Run's own mascot, the "Orange Man", join us in our celebration of health and fitness. At the event, we celebrated the first time in Chicago Run history that our students have run over 100,000 miles prior to the Fall Fun Run.  Congrats to all of our partner schools for being a part of this huge milestone! 

The event would not have been possible without our dedicated volunteers, site coordinators, and Chicago Run staff. A huge thank you to the Chicago Park District, CPS, Walgreens, and Pretzel Crisps for their support and sponsorship.

Click here to see photos from the race!

2014 Spring Fun Run: Saturday, May 31st

Over 3,000 CPS students, family members, and staff gathered in Washington Park on May 31st to run a mile in celebration of health and fitness! Huge thank you to all volunteers, especially Mike Mizzi and Dan Nicholls for photographing the event.  Additionally, thank you to Aramark Corporation for providing health snacks at the finish line for all of the runners. 

2014 Spring Fun Run Thank You Video


Thank you to everyone for making this Fall Fun Run one of our best yet! See again at Washington Park on May 31st, 2014, for our Spring Fun Run!


Thank you to all of the students, families, teachers, volunteers and sponsors who celebrated health and wellness with us on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 in Washington Park. An estimated 3,500 individuals attended the event, which makes it one of Chicago Run's biggest Fun Runs yet!