The Chicago Run Mission:

To promote the health and wellness of Chicago children and youth through innovative, engaging, and sustainable youth running programs!

Chicago Run provides over 17,500 children and youth with high-quality enriching physical activity programs. Our goal is to improve the physical fitness and social/emotional wellbeing of all our participants by following a Sports Based Youth Development model and using Trauma Sensitive coaches. Chicago Run’s programs reach the full continuum of childhood from early childhood through the teenage years.



10th Anniversary Little Steps, Big Stars Gala

Tickets Available Now and Selling Fast!

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Dashing through a Decade

Take a journey through the past decade of Chicago Run with this interactive timeline produced by our partners at closerlook!

closerlook, inc. is an agency focused on digital marketing in the pharmaceutical industry. Their partnership with Chicago Run is part of an effort to bring exposure to healthcare-focused non-profits in Chicago.


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Join Team Chicago Run for the 2018 Chicago Marathon! 

Chicago Run has limited spots remaining on Team Chicago Run for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! 

Add meaning to your miles (and guaranteed entry) by joining Team Chicago Run, and raise critical funds & awareness for over 17,000 Chicago Run youth.

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Highlight from the March 2018 E-Newsletter: 

St. Patty's 5k Recap

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Check out this infograph created at Wheels for Wishes as a great resource for Childhood Obesity Awareness!