Proud to Run 5K/10K
Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 8:05 AM (CDT)
Proud To Run is a 10K run, 5K run or walk that celebrates lesbian and gay pride. We welcome everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, who wishes to join us in the celebration and show their support. Proud To Run also raises funds to help health and service organizations. Proud To Run is presented in association with Frontrunners/Frontwalkers Chicago, Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. This will be the 33rd annual event.
Parking at Montrose Harbor is tight. If you plan to park at the race site, please arrive at least one hour in advance. The ONLY legal parking at the race site is in a parking lot behind the registration tent. Cars parked anywhere else (regardless of what the signs say) will be towed by the Chicago Park District.
Walking, bicycling, or taking public transportation is strongly encouraged. Bike racks are available at the race site.
8:05 a.m. 5K run/10K run start
Each 5K and 10K finisher results including finish time, place in age group, and overall place will be posted to the Proud to Run web site as soon as they are final.
Register. There is no additional team fee. Team categories include all-male, all-female, and coed. Teams may have an unlimited number of members, but the top four finishing times are used to tabulate the team score. To participate as a team, choose a team captain to complete a team card at the race-day registration tent before the start of the event.
Times and Dates TBD
PLEASE NOTE, YOU MUST WAIT AT LEAST 48 HOURS AFTER REGISTERING TO PICK UP YOUR PACKET. THANK YOU.
For details of the course, please see the Proud to Run web site at www.proudtorun.org.
A gear check, drinks and snacks will be provided at the race site.
All race participants will receive a Proud-To-Run technical "CoolMax™" t-shirt.
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Except for official CARA Family or Pet Registered Races, for safety reasons, baby joggers, strollers, bikes, skates, or pets are not allowed in the race(s).
The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – further, faster, better, for life.
Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicago area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. This race has partnered with CARA and, on behalf of its runners, has agreed to comply with and uphold CARA’s road race standards. The object of CARA’s Race Standards is accuracy, safety and comfort for runners. To view those Standards and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.
CARA members may receive a $5.00 discount by typing CARA14 in the promotional code field.