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October events on the Lakefront Trail

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Once a month, Active Trans gathers a list of events happening on the Lakefront Trail.

Check out what’s going on in October. 

Also, we'd love to hear about your experience on the trail. 

Click here to complete a brief survey about your experience on the trail. 

Your feedback will be incorporated into an ongoing planning process to improve safety along the Lakefront.

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Sunday, October 4th

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

 

Walk to Cure Psoriasis Chicago
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Burnham Park; path along LFT

 

Thursday, October 8th

Strides for Peace Run/Walk 2015
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Soldier Field
Course Map

 

Sunday, October 11th

Bank of American Chicago Marathon
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: Grant Park; course not along LFT, but expect congestion around the area.
Course Map, pg. 38

 

Saturday, October 17th

Run 10 Feed 10 Race
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Diversey Harbor
Course Map

 

Swan-A-Thon 5k
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Museum Camps

 

Faith and Fitness 5k/10k
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Jackson Park/LFT

 

Sunday, October 18th

2nd Annual A Walk for the Bear
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Montrose Harbor
Course Map

 

Saturday, October 24th

Light the Night Walk
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Grant Park

 

Chicago Walk With Us
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Montrose Harbor

 

Sunday, October 25th

Stride Against Violence 5k Run/Walk
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Montrose Harbor
Course Map

 

Saturday, October 31st

Monster Dash Half Marathon/10k/5k
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Grant Park
Course Map

 

Photo by Eliezer Appleton