There's nothing like the ground swell of St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Chicago! Join the fun at the annual Leprechaun Leap (formerly known as The St. Paddy's Day 5k & 8k Run.)
This event is a perrenial favorite among Chicago's running community and features a large turnout of well over 1,000 runners. Get decked out in your best green running togs for this early season race.
Proceeds from the run benefit The Greater Chicago Food Depository.
The race is held in Lincoln Park, Chicago, and starts and finishes in front of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Musuem. The Lakefront courses for the 5K and 8K are well coordinated with friendly, helpful volunteers.