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10th Anniversary Little Steps, Big Stars Gala

Friday May 11, 2018

Galleria Marchetti (825 W. Erie Street)

7pm - 11pm

Early Bird Tickets Available NOW!

Chicago Run's annual fundraising event, Little Steps, Big Stars, is a lively evening cocktail reception featuring dancing, heavy hors d'ouevres, signature cocktails, a silent auction, and brief speaking program. This year’s event promises to be an incredible night with more than 450 business leaders, community supporters, and philanthropists celebrating the strides that our Chicago Run children and youth have made to become healthier and more productive citizens. 

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If you would like more information about sponsoring this year's Little Steps, Big Stars, please follow the Sponsor Inquiry link below or contact Alicia Gonzalez at or 773-961-8470. 



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.



2018 Little Steps, Big Stars Sponsors

Champion Level:


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Finish Line Level:


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Marathon Level:


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Half Marathon Level:


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Sprint Level:

($1,000 - $2,499)

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Beverage Sponsor:


Check out the link below for a recap of Little Steps, Big Stars 2017!