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July 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 July 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: The Lakefront Trail detour will still be in effect for the month of July between Fullerton Ave and Ohio Ave. Check out a map of the detour. Reminder, please use caution and slowdown in work zones.


Saturday, July 1

43rd Annual Walk-Jog-Bike-a-thon
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
39th Street lake front / Burnham Park
More info


Wednesday, July 5 – Sunday, July 9

Taste of Chicago
11 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
Grant Park
More info


Thursday, July 6

Dept. of Defense Warrior Games CYCLE Competition
7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Museum Campus
More info


Sunday, July 9

Miles for Melanoma
8:30 a.m.
Montrose Harbor
More info


Saturday, July 15

Rock N Roll Chicago 5k
7:30 a.m.
Grant Park
Course map


Sunday, July 16

Rock N Roll Chicago Half Marathon and 10k
6:30 a.m.
Grant Park
Course map


Sunday, July 23

Paws for a Cause 5K
9 a.m.
Burnham Park
More info


Sunday, July 23

BTN Big 10k
Grant Park
7 a.m.
Course map


Thursday, July 27

15th Annual Run for Gus 5K Walk
6:15 p.m.
2430 N. Cannon Drive, Diversey Harbor
Course map