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August events on the Lakefront Trail

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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 August so you can better plan your walking, biking or running route.

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

 

NOTE: North Ave. Beach Pedestrian Bridge temporary closure will be extended thru Friday, August 4th.

The Lakefront Trail detour will still be in effect for the month of August between Fullerton Avenue and North Avenue.

Check out a map of the detour here. Construction between Oak Street and Ohio Street will also continue for the month of August. Please use caution and slow down in work zones. 

 

Thursday, August 3 – Sunday, August 6

Lollapalooza Music Festival
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Grant Park
Festival Map

 

Saturday, August 5

World Vision 6k for Water
9 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
More Info

 

Sunday, August 6

Chicago Lymphoma Walk
8:30 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
More Info

 

Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 13

Chicago Hot Dog Fest
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
1701 N. Stockton Drive
More Info

 

Saturday, August 12

Stan’s Donut Dash 5k
8 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
More Info

 

Sunday, August 13

Chicago 10k
8 a.m.
Grant Park — Arvey Field
More Info

 

Sunday, August 13

Shine Bright like a Diamond Survivors 5k Walk/Run
9 a.m.
Jackson Park
More Info

 

Friday, August 18 – Sunday, August 20

2017 Air and Water Show
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
North Ave. Beach
More Info

 

Saturday, August 26

Viva La Margarita Race – 5k & 10k
10 a.m.
Lincoln Park
More Info

 

Saturday, August 26

Calahan Foundation RUN4LIFE 5k Run/Walk
8 a.m.
Jackson Park at 63rd and Hayes Drive
Route Map

 

Saturday, August 26

Chicago Triathlon SuperSprint & Life Time Kids Tri Chicago
5:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Foster Beach
SuperSprint Course Map & Life Time Kids Tri Course Map

 

Sunday, August 27

Transamerica Chicago Triathlon
4 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Monroe Harbor
Course Map

 

Sunday, August 27

13th Annual Chicago Lung Run 5k & 10k
8:30 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
Course Map