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Public transit users take 30 percent more steps and spend roughly eight more minutes walking each day than drivers.

July events on the Lakefront Trail

The Active Transportation Alliance compiles a list of events happening each month along the Lakefront Trail. See what’s going on in the month of July so you can better plan your walking, biking or running route. This month will be busy!

For regular updates about the Lakefront Trail, follow our Lakefront Trail Twitter page and the #chiLFT hashtag.

NOTE: For updates on the Lakefront Trail separation construction, visit the Chicago Park District’s page. A small section of the lakefront trail between Chicago Ave. and Ontario St. has been affected by recent storm damage. The pedestrian portion of the trail in this area is open for both foot and bike traffic. Repairs will be made when weather allows in the spring. Until then the area will be monitored and cleaned up as needed.

Construction has begun on the pedestrian section of the Lakefront trail, between Foster and Montrose. During this time, both pedestrian and bike traffic will use the recently completed bike portion of the trail. During construction of the trail section from Ardmore to Foster, there will be no bicycle or pedestrian access. This section will be closed. Click here for the detour map.

Reminder, please use caution and slow down in work zones.

Saturday, July 7

Gino’s East 5K Run & Walk

8:00 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Course Map

Wednesday, July 11 – Sunday, July 15

Taste of Chicago

10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Grant Park

More Information

Saturday, July 14

Run to End Homelessness 5K

8:30 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Course Map

Saturday, July 14

Glo Run 5K & 10K

7:30 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

5K Course Map | 10K Course Map

Sunday, July 15

Walk for Kidneys

10:00 a.m.

Soldier Field

More Information

Friday, July 20

Police Torch Run for Special Olympics 50th Celebration

39th Street along Lakefront Path to Soldier Field

More Information

Saturday, July 21

Rock N Roll Chicago 5K

7:30 a.m.

Grant Park

Course Map

Sunday, July 22

Rock N Roll Chicago Half Marathon & 10K

6:30 a.m.

Grant Park

Course Maps

Tuesday, July 24

AAIC 5K Fun Run & Walk

6:00 a.m.

DuSable Harbor

Thursday, July 26

Run for Gus 5K Run / 1 Mile Walk

6:15 p.m.

Diversey Harbor

More Information