Beat The Eagle 5K

Beat The Eagle 5K
Date Nov 2024 (TBD)
Distance 1mi, 5k
Course Type Road

Race Information

Beat the costumed eagle male/female and win bragging rights!

Beat The Eagle is a chip-timed 5K event on a flat & fast USATF-certified course with minimal turns. The race also features a raffle, awards for top finishers, music, awesome goodie bags, indoor bathrooms, a “Faster Pastor Division,” a great after-party, and a 1-mile kid’s 14-and-under run. This is an annual event, so come and see course records set in previous years and printed in the race entry form. All proceeds go to benefit St. John’s School.


Run Pick of the Month - Run for the Zoo

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Want a unique animal themed medal? Run for the Zoo can make that happen on June 2, 2024.

For 46 years, runners of all levels and abilities have supported Lincoln Park Zoo with Run for the Zoo. This run makes it easy for anyone from casual runners to elite athletes help support their favorite species at the zoo and save them in the wild.

The 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk courses are U.S.A. Track & Field-certified and chip-timed for experienced athletes. All finishers receive a unique animal-themed medal along with a race shirt.

Run for the Zoo is also designed to accommodate every member of the family, so you can make a day of it. The Kids’ Course is perfect for kids ages 2–7, who can run, climb, and crawl over playful obstacles on the South Lawn.

 Registration is now open, click the button below to get more info and register

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