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Roughly every three days, one person biking or walking is killed by someone driving a car in the Chicago region.

August events on the Lakefront Trail

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Tons of people commute every day on the Lakefront Trail. Every month, Active Trans compiles a list of events happening directly on the trail. Check out what’s going on for the month of August, and for more updates on Lakefront Trail conditions, follow us on Twitter.


Saturday, 8/1

10th Annual Stray Cat Strut 5k

Time: 10:30am

Location: Uptown; Route on LFT


Sunday, 8/2

The Biggest Loser Run Walk 5k

Time: 7:30am

Location: Soldier Field

Course map


Sunday, 8/9

Chicago 10k

Time: 8am

Location: Starts at Grant Park; Route on LFT

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Chicago Lymphoma Walk

Time: 10am

Location: Montrose Harbor


Brides Run Chicago 

Time: 9am

Location: Starts at Grant Park; On LFT


Saturday, 8/15 & Sunday, 8/16

Chicago Air & Water Show

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: North Avenue Beach


Saturday, 8/22

6k for Water

Time: 9am

Location: Montrose Harbor

Course map


Saturday, 8/29

Chicago Triathlon SuperSprint

Time: 5:30am

Location: Montrose Beach

Course map


Life Time Kids Tri Chicago

Time: 6:30am

Location: Montrose Beach

Course map


Hydrocephalus Association Walk

Time: 8:30am

Location: Lincoln Park South Lagoon


Photo by Serge Lubomudrov