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

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Monday, May 1

May Day Rally

1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Grant Park

 

 

Saturday, May 6

Run to Remember 5K

8 a.m.

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park (Soldier Field)

Race Info

 

Cinco de Miler 5 Mile Run

8:30 a.m.

Lakefront between Montrose and Hollywood

Course Map

 

19th Chicago Kids and Kites Festival

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cricket Hill and adjacent areas (between Montrose and Wilson)

 

Switch on Summer

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Fountain turns on at 6 p.m.)

Buckingham Fountain  

 

Sunday, May 7

Cooley’s Anemia Care Walk 2017

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Burnham Park

Race Info

 

Thursday, May 11

2017 March to College 5k

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lincoln Park

Race Info

 

Saturday, May 13

 

Wanderlust  108 Chicago

6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Grant Park

Event Info

 

Colon Cancer Alliance 2017 Chicago Undy 5k

9 a.m.

Lincoln Park South Fields

Race Info

 

Crosstown 10k

TBD

Grant Park

 

Sunday, May 14

No Child Wet Behind 5k

8 a.m.

Jackson Park

Race Info

 

2017 Komen Chicagoland Race for the Cure

9 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Race Info

 

Tuesday, May 16

TSF Charity Run 2017

6:45 a.m.

Grant Park

Race Info

 

Thursday, May 18

Universal Sole Four Mile Classic

7 p.m.

Montrose Harbor

Race Info

 

Saturday, May 20

Girls on the Run 5k

8 a.m.

Grant Park

Race Info

 

Noble Classic 5k and Grit n Wit Competition

TBD

Burnham Park

 

HER5K

9 a.m.

Diversey Harbor

Race Info

 

2017 Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5k

10 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Race Info

 

Night Nation Run Chicago

8 p.m.

Museum Campus

Event Info

 

Sunday, May 21

Miles for Migraine Chicago 5k

8:30 a.m.

Diversey Harbor

Race Info

 

Wednesday, May 24

Great Place to Work Conference 5k

6 a.m.

Grant Park

Event Info

 

Saturday, May 27

Soldier Field 10 Mile

7 a.m.

Soldier Field

Race Info

 

Sunday, May 28

MB Bike The Drive

5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Lake Shore Drive from Bryn Mawr to Museum of Science and Industry
Event Info

 

This post was authored by Active Trans Advocacy Intern Kyle Ryan.

 

Photo credit: Eric Allix Rogers