Chicago Runs You Might Like - April
April and Running go hand-in-hand in Chicago. There’s a stack of runs to choose from, but we’ve picked a few you might be interested in signing up to.
Already familiar with these runs? You can always head to www.runguides.com/chicago/runs to get a full list of upcoming road runs, trail runs, and OCR events in and around the Chicago area.
Date: April 2, 2017
The Shamrock Shuffle is the world's largest timed 8K, with over 30,000 runners taking in this city course which begins and ends in Grant Park. Expect big crowds throughout the entire course! Stick around afterwards for beer, food and live music.
Date: April 8, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon, 10K
This half marathon and 10K features over 4,000 runners setting off from Lincoln Park along the city's lakefront, and boasts Chicago’s LARGEST finishers’ medal! Got enough race t-shirts in your collection? Runners in both distances get a zipped fleece pullover.
Date: April 22, 2017
This run is the Spring-time sister of the classic “Last Chance” BQ chaser, where Boston hopefuls descend and attempt to make the qualifying standard. Expect a high standard of runners all working together to reach their goal on this pancake-flat course. Eligibility requirements apply.