On May 12th, runners, professionals, families, students, and high school track teams will be marching to college together. Participants registering and paying their fees will receive t-shirts promoting their personal journey to higher education with the slogans, such as College Bound and Go to College.
To register as an individual or create a team, and to secure your individual t-shirt, please click here.
A family registration including one adult and two students is available for $30. Adult registration is $35; student registration is $12.85 until March 31, 2016 and $20 thereafter. Children (5 & under) are free.
Location & Time
The 4:30 pm 5K fun run/walk will be preceded by a 2:30 pm college fair and family entertainment, at Upper Hutchinson Field in Chicago’s Grant Park (corner of Columbus and Balbo). Registration begins at 2:00 pm.
Refreshments & First Aid
Water will be provided at the start, finish, and midway through the course. An Advance Life Support unit will be on-site throughout the duration of the event for any first aid needs.
Will be at the event. If you would like to get your packet before that day, please contact Cynthia Cobb at 312-661-1010.
Transportation and Parking
Paid parking is available in the Grant Park and Millennium Park parking garages. Visit Millenium Garages for exact locations and rates. Public transportation is convenient and highly recommended. Please visit the Chicago Transit Authority for directions from your home to the event site via public transportation. To get to the event site via public transportation, recommendations are to exit the Red Line at State and Harrison and Walk SW to Columbus and Balbo. Also, bus routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 129, 147, and X28 all stop at Michigan and Balbo (One block West of Event Site).