Upcoming Chicago Runs & Races 2016/17 | RunGuides

Upcoming Chicago Races

Looking for Chicago running events? The RunGuides calendar is a complete schedule of road and trail running races in and around Chicago. Search for runs in a specific month, or filter by distance by using our filters.

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Date Race Distance(s)
February 20, 2016 Mardi Gras Chaser 5k, 10k
March 5, 2016 Punk the Monk 5k
March 12, 2016 Get Lucky Half Marathon and 7K Half-marathon, Other
March 12, 2016 St. Paddy's Day 5k & 8k Run 5k, 8k
March 12, 2016 Deer Park St Paddy's Day 5k 5k
March 19, 2016 Lakefront 10 Miler 5k, Other
March 19, 2016 World Vision's 6K for Water Other, Fundraiser
March (TBD) Green Beer 5K 5k
March 26, 2016 Bunny Rock 5k, Half-marathon
March 26, 2016 Chicago Quarter Marathon 10k
March 26, 2016 Bunny Wabbit Run 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
March 26, 2016 March4Meg: Step Up to Stop Melanoma 5k, Fundraiser
April 2, 2016 April Fools 5K Run 5k
April 3, 2016 Shamrock Shuffle 8K 8k
April 9, 2016 Chi-Town Half Marathon and 10k 10k, Half-marathon
April 9, 2016 Hammond 10K 5k, 10k
April 10, 2016 Good Life Race 5k, Other
April (TBD) Be The Match Walk & Run Chicago Fundraiser
April 16, 2016 Fun Run In Color Fun Run
April 16, 2016 Rockdale Ramblin' Run 10K 10k
April 17, 2016 Dash For Detection: 5k Run and Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research 5k
April 23, 2016 Race to Wrigley 5k
April 23, 2016 Willow Creek 5K 5k
April 23, 2016 SVF Friars 5K Run/Walk 5k, Fun Run, Other
April 24, 2016 Ravenswood Run 5k
April 24, 2016 BT5K Chicago 5k
April 24, 2016 McHenry County Human Race 5k
April 30, 2016 Kick In to Stop Sarcoidosis Run/Walk 5k
April 30, 2016 Run To Remember 5k
May 1, 2016 First Midwest Half Marathon 10k, Half-marathon, Other
May 7, 2016 Heart Momma 5k, Other
May (TBD) NOCC Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser
May 8, 2016 Chicago Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k, 10k
May 8, 2016 Cinco de Miler Other
May 8, 2016 Barrington Mother's Day 5k 5k
May 8, 2016 Lombard Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k, 10k, Fundraiser
May (TBD) Stop The Clot Chicago Fundraiser
May 15, 2016 Chicagoland Spring Marathon Half-marathon, Marathon
May (TBD) Move for the Kids 5k Fundraiser
May (TBD) Annie Ryan Run 5k, Fun Run, Fundraiser
May 19, 2016 Universal Sole 4 Mile Classic Other
May 21, 2016 Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk 5k
May 21, 2016 Tough Mudder Chicago OCR
May 22, 2016 Michelob Ultra 13.1 Chicago 10k, Half-marathon
May 22, 2016 Chicago Spring Half Marathon 10k, Half-marathon
May 22, 2016 Rockford Half Marathon 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon
May 22, 2016 Dash for the Dogs 5k
May 22, 2016 OCF Walk/Run for Awareness 5k, Fundraiser
May (TBD) Undy Run/Walk Chicago Fundraiser
May (TBD) Ridge Run 5k, 10k
May 28, 2016 Soldier Field 10 Mile Other
May 28, 2016 Bubble Run 5k, Fun Run
May 28, 2016 BattleFrog Chicago OCR
May (TBD) Western Springs Tower Trot 5k, 10k, 15k
May 30, 2016 The Essence of Freedom Run 5K/10K 5k, 10k
June 4, 2016 Chicago Gospel Run 5k
June 4, 2016 Volition America Half Marathon & 5K - Chicago 5k, Half-marathon
June 4, 2016 Super Sunny 5K 5k
June 5, 2016 The Color Run Chicago Fun Run
June 5, 2016 North Shore Half Marathon 5k, Half-marathon
June 5, 2016 United Run for the Zoo 5k, 10k
June 5, 2016 Run with the Nuns 5k, Other
June (TBD) La Grange Rocks 5k Fundraiser
June 10, 2016 Ragnar Relay Chicago Ultra, Other
June 11, 2016 GiGi's 5K and Fun Run with a Dash for Down Syndrome 5k, Fun Run
June 11, 2016 Spartan Race Chicago OCR
June 12, 2016 Stepping Out for Parkinson's Fundraiser
June (TBD) Trot Against Trafficking 5k
June (TBD) PAWS Chicago's Run for Their Lives 8k, Other
June (TBD) Chicago Double Road Race 8k, 15k
June 16, 2016 Jim Gibbons 5K 5k
June 18, 2016 The Chardonnay Run Chicago Fun Run
June 18, 2016 One Last Race 5k
June 25, 2016 Proud to Run 5K & 10K 5k, 10k
June (TBD) Pride 5K 5k
June (TBD) Trinity Triumph 5k
July 4, 2016 Liberty Loop 5k
July 9, 2016 Chinatown 5k 5k
July 10, 2016 5K RUN! To End Homelessness 5k
July (TBD) Miles for Melanoma Chicago 5k
July (TBD) Strike Out ALS 5K 5k
July 16, 2016 The Glo Run Chicago Fun Run
July 17, 2016 Chicago Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon Half-marathon, Other
July 18, 2016 Burgers and Beer 5k 5k
July 21, 2016 Esprit de She Run Chicago 5k, 10k
July 21, 2016 Sundowner 5k 5k
July 23, 2016 Sunset Half Marathon 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
July 23, 2016 Venus de Miles All-Women's Ride and Run 5k
July 23, 2016 The Glo Run Hoffman Estates 5k, Fun Run
July (TBD) BTN Big 10k 5k, 10k
July 28, 2016 Run for Gus 5k, Other
July 28, 2016 Rock the Night 5k, Fun Run
August (TBD) Red, White & Blue John Kurtz 5K Run/Walk 5k
August (TBD) Biggest Loser RunWalk Chicago 5k, Half-marathon
August 6, 2016 Dirty Girl Mud Run Chicago Other
August (TBD) Chicago 10k 10k
August 14, 2016 Humboldt Park 5k 5k
August (TBD) Bob Leonard River Run 5k, 10k
August 27, 2016 Rugged Maniac Chicago OCR
August 28, 2016 High Holiday Hustle 5k
August 28, 2016 Nearly Sane Trail Half Marathon Half-marathon
August (TBD) Walk to Remember & Run For Hope Fundraiser
September 3, 2016 Fling Mile & Rooster 5K 5k, Other
September 5, 2016 Oak Brook Half Marathon Half-marathon
September (TBD) Chicago Women's Half Marathon 5k, Half-marathon
September 10, 2016 BQ.2 Marathon Marathon
September 10, 2016 Twilight Run Walk Roll 5k Fundraiser
September 10, 2016 GLASA Twilight Run, Walk, and Roll 5K 5k, Fundraiser
September (TBD) Super Bears Shuffle 5K 5k
September 11, 2016 Naperville Trails Half Marathon Half-marathon
September (TBD) Run Against Traffick 5k
September (TBD) Long Grove Heritage Run 5k
September (TBD) Talkie Trot 5k, Other
September (TBD) SEA Blue Prostate Cancer Chicago Walk & Run 5k
September (TBD) Hub City Half and 5K 5k, Half-marathon, Fundraiser
September 15, 2016 Race Judicata 5k
September (TBD) Oktoberfest 5k 5k
September 18, 2016 Bucktown 5k 5k
September 18, 2016 Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon Half-marathon, Marathon, Other
September 18, 2016 NAMIWalks Chicago Fundraiser
September (TBD) Chicago Women Rock 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
September (TBD) DuPage Pads Run 4 Home 5k, 10k
September (TBD) The Great Pumpkin Run Chicago 5k, Fun Run
September (TBD) Chicago Lung Run 5k, 10k
September (TBD) Walk & Run for Wishes Chicago 5k
September (TBD) Project Home 5K/1 Mile Fun Run 5k, Other
September 25, 2016 Chicago Half Marathon 5k, Half-marathon
September (TBD) AIDS Run and Walk Chicago 5k, 10k
September (TBD) Lawndale 5K 5k
September (TBD) For Kids 5k 5k
September (TBD) Edgewater 5K Run/Walk 5k
September 30, 2016 Light the Torch 5K 5k
October 1, 2016 Run4Paws 5k 5k
October (TBD) MSW Light Up the Night 5K 5k, Other
October (TBD) Ditka Dash Fun Run
October (TBD) Harvest Hustle 5k Run/Walk 5k, Other
October (TBD) Christmas Without Cancer 5k 5k, Fundraiser
October (TBD) GAF Mighty Vike Homecoming Hustle 5k
October (TBD) RBC Race for the Kids 5k
October (TBD) Fox Chase 5k, Fun Run
October (TBD) Heart Haven Hustle 5K 5k, Fun Run
October 8, 2016 Prairie State Marathon & Half Marathon Half-marathon, Marathon
October (TBD) Strides For Peace 5k, 10k
October 9, 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Marathon
October (TBD) Rosehill Cemetery Crypt 5K 5k
October (TBD) Blood Run 5k
October (TBD) St. Charles Knights of Columbus Fall Classic 5k Run 5k, Other
October 16, 2016 World's Largest Corn Maze Run 5k
October (TBD) St. Eugene Trot n Treat 5K 5k, Other
October (TBD) Lake Bluff Pumpkin Chase Fun Run
October (TBD) Scarecrow Scramble 5k
October (TBD) Run 10 Feed 10 Chicago 10k
October (TBD) Niles Park District Harvest Hustle 5k
October (TBD) Team VHL 5k Fun Run/Walk 5k, Fun Run
October 23, 2016 Naperville Marathon Half-marathon, Marathon
October (TBD) Pumpkins in the Park 5K 5k
October (TBD) Halloween Hustle 5k 5k, Fun Run
October (TBD) Head for the Cure 5k - Chicago 5k
October (TBD) Elgin Zombie Run 5k, Fun Run
October (TBD) Be a Hero for Hope 5k & 10k Walk/Run 5k, 10k
October 29, 2016 Thriller 5k 5k
October 30, 2016 Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Chicago 5k, 15k
October (TBD) Chicago Monster Dash 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
October (TBD) Race of the Dead 5k
October (TBD) St. Gerald Giant Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk 5k
November 5, 2016 Hot Cider Hustle Other
November (TBD) Chicago's Perfect 10 10k, Other
November 20, 2016 Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5k, 10k
November 24, 2016 Lifetime Turkey Day 5K 5k, 8k
November 24, 2016 North Shore Turkey Trot 5k, 10k
November 24, 2016 Long Grove Turkey Trot 5k, 8k
November 24, 2016 Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot 5k
November 26, 2016 Grant Park Turkey Trot 5k
November 26, 2016 Schaumburg Half Marathon & 5k Turkey Trot 5k, Half-marathon
November (TBD) Chicago Edison Park Turkey Trot 5k, Fun Run
December 3, 2016 Lions Club Reindeer Run 5k
December (TBD) Santa Hustle Chicago 5k, Fun Run
December (TBD) Arctic Frog Endurance Runs 15k, Ultra, Other
December (TBD) Jingle Bell Run/Walk Chicago 5k, Fundraiser
December (TBD) Rudolph Ramble 8k 8k, Other
January 1, 2017 Commitment Day Chicago 5k
January (TBD) New Year's Day 5K Run & Walk 5k
January (TBD) Chicago Polar Dash 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
January (TBD) F3 Lake Half Marathon Half-marathon
February (TBD) Cupid's Undie Run - Chicago Fun Run
August (TBD) Elvis is Alive 5k 5k, Fun Run

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