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October events on the Lakefront Trail

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Active Transportation Alliance compiles a list of events happening each month along the Lakefront Trail. See what's going on in the month of October so you can better plan your walking, biking or running route.

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Saturday, October 1

Fit Girls Mermaid 5K
9 a.m.
Lincoln Park

 

Faith and Fitness 5K
10 a.m.
Jackson Park
Course map

 

Sunday, October 2

BRAINUP 5k Run 
8 a.m.
Lincoln Harbor

 

JDRF Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes
9:30 a.m.
Montrose Harbor

 

Saturday, October 8

International Chicago 5K
7:30 a.m.
Grant Park
Course map

 

BDR Fund Fun Run
8 a.m.
Burnham Park Grove

 

Sunday, October 9

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
7:30 a.m.
Course map

 

Saturday, October 15

Premier Security’s 5K for Missing Children
8:30 a.m.
DuSable Harbor

 

Walk for Freedom
10 a.m.
Lincoln Park

 

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes
10 a.m.
Montrose Harbor

 

Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk
11 a.m.
Loop Lakefront

 

Sunday, October 16

FARE Walk for Food Allergy
8 a.m.
Lincoln Park

 

Run for Vision
6:30 a.m.
Loop Lakefront

 

Stride Against Violence 5K
9:30 a.m.
Montrose Harbor

 

Swan-A-Thon 5K
8 a.m.
Grant Park

 

Friday, October 21

Halloween Gathering Parade
2 p.m.
Grant Park

 

Saturday, October 22

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Cancer
8 a.m.
Museum Campus

 

Pumpkins in the Park 5K
4 p.m.
Lincoln Park

 

NEDA Walk Chicago 2016
9 a.m.
Diversey Harbor

 

Country Sole Run
7 a.m.
Montrose Harbor

 

Sunday, October 23

Pumpkin Spice 5k
8 a.m.
Jackson Park

 

Monster Dash
9 a.m.
Loop Lakefront

 

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Walk
10 a.m.
Montrose Harbor

 

Sunday, October 30

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k
7:30 a.m.
Grant Park
Course map

 

This post was authored by Advocacy Intern, Justin Dodd.