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Coming events on the Lakefront Trail

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With April comes spring weather (well, hopefully!) and that means lots of weekend 5- and 10-Ks scheduled on and near the Lakefront Trail.

Before you head out for your weekend bike ride or jog by the lake this month, make note of the following weekend events.

For regular trail updates, visit our Lakefront Trail Conditions page as well as our Twitter feed (@ActiveTransLFT). 

APRIL 3–4

Bunny Rock 5K
April 4, 2015
Start: 9 a.m. near Roosevelt Street
Location: LFT from Randolph Street to Roosevelt Street (both directions)
Course map

 

46th Ward Lincoln Park Criterium
April 4, 2015
Start: 8 a.m.
End: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Montrose Harbor; not actually on LFT but will be busy in that area

 

Chicago Quarter Marathon
April 4, 2015
Start: 9:15 a.m. at Soldier Field
Location: LFT between Soldier Field and 43rd street (both directions)
Course Map

 

Chi Town Half Marathon and 10K
April 4, 2015
Start: 8.15 a.m. at Diversey Harbor
End: Course closes at 11.30 a.m.
Location: LFT between Foster and North Avenue (both directions)
Course map

 

APRIL 10–12

Be the Match Walk + Run
April 11, 2015
Start: 8.30 a.m.; run starts at 9.45 a.m.
Location: Montrose Harbor

 

Phi Delta Chi Run/Walk
April 12, 2015
Start: 8 a.m at Montrose Harbor
Location: On LFT only between Foster and Hollywood, though event will cause area to be congested 
Course map

 

Recorrido del Sol 5K Run/Walk
April 12, 2015
Start: 9 a.m
End: 12 p.m.
Location: LFT from Roosevelt northbound to Randolph

 

APRIL 17–19

CARA Lakefront 10 Miler
April 18, 2015
Start: 8 a.m.
End: 10 a.m.
Location: LFT between Foster and Fullerton
Course map

 

APRIL 24–26

American Cancer Society Walk & Roll 2015
April 25, 2015
Start: 10 a.m. at Soldier Field
Location: Soldier Field and LFT

 

Lakefront March for Babies
April 25, 2015
Start: 8.30 a.m.
Location: Grant Park (LFT between Roosevelt and Monroe)

 

Image courtesy of www.pedbikeimages.org / Dan Burden. 

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