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Half of school children walked or biked to school in 1969, but only 13 percent were doing it in 2009.

March 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 March so you can better plan your walking, biking or running route. As we inch towards spring, the trail gets busier.

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. Temporarily, all path users are asked to share the newly separated bike trail between Fullerton Parkway and North Avenue. Reminder, please use caution and slow down in work zones.

Sunday, March 4

Chicago Polar Plunge
10 a.m.
North Avenue Beach

Saturday, March 17

10th Annual Get Lucky 7K, 14K, & Half Marathon
8 a.m.
Jackson Park
7K course map | 14K course map | Half Marathon course map

Saturday, March 17

St. Paddy’s Day 5K & 8K Run/Walk
9:30 a.m.
North Pond at Fullerton Parkway
Course map

Saturday, March 17

Chicago St. Patrick Day Parade & River Dyeing
10 a.m.
Grant Park

Sunday, March 25

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
8:30 a.m.
Grant Park
Course map

Wednesday, March 28

ACHE Fun Run / Walk
6 a.m.
DuSable Harbor

Saturday, March 31

8th Annual Bunny Rock Chicago 5K & Egg Hunt
9 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
Course map