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September 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 September 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 first part of September between Fullerton Ave. and North Ave. Check out a map of the detour here. Construction between Oak St. and Ohio St. will also continue for the first part of the month of September. Reminder, please use caution and slow down in work zones. 

 

Saturday, September 9

Run Mag Mile

7:00 a.m.

Grant Park

Course map

 

Saturday, September 9

Faith & Fitness 5k/10k

9:00 a.m.

Jackson Park

Course map

 

Saturday, September 9

Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride

11:00 a.m.

Foster Beach

Course map 

 

Saturday, September 9

Pulmonary Fibrosis Walk

9:00 a.m.

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Sunday, September 10

31st Annual Diane Graham-Henry 5K Club Race

8:30 a.m.

Foster Avenue to Lawrence Avenue

Course map 

 

Sunday, September 10

9/11 Heroes Run

9:00 a.m.

31st Street Harbor

More info

 

Monday, September 11

OTO’s on the Run 5k

6:00 a.m.

Grant Park/DuSable Harbor

More info

 

Thursday, September 14

Oktoberfest 5k Run/Walk

6:30 p.m.

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Thursday, September 14

Race Judicata

6:30 p.m.

Grant Park — Avery Field

Course map

 

Saturday, September 16

Greater Chicago Food Depository 32nd Annual Hunger Walk

8:30 a.m.

Jackson Park

More info

 

Saturday, September 16

Hemophilia Walk

10:00 a.m.

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Saturday, September 16

ALS Walk for Life

11:00 a.m.

Soldier Field

More info

 

Saturday, September 16

National Alliance of Mental Illness 5k Walk

3:00 p.m.

DuSable Harbor

More info

 

Sunday, September 17

CARA/Orangetheory Fitness Ready to Run 20 Miler

6:30 a.m.

Wilson Parking Lot (Intersection of Wilson and Simmonds Dr) / Finish at Jackson Park (Intersection of Lake Shore and Hayes Dr)

More info

 

Sunday, September 17

MMRF Team for Cures 5k Walk/Run

9:00 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Course map & more info

 

Sunday, September 17

Hike for Lung Health

10:00 a.m.

Lincoln Park

Course map & more info

 

Sunday, September 17

National Psoriasis Foundation Walk

10:30 a.m.

Burnham Park

More info

 

Saturday, September 23

4th Annual Hyde Park Breast Cancer 5k Run/Walk

8:00 a.m.

Harold Washington Park

Course map

 

Saturday, September 23

Get Your Rear in Gear 5k Colon Cancer Coalition

8:30 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

Course map

 

Saturday, September 23

Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk

11:00 a.m.

Grant Park – Arvey Field

Course map

 

Saturday, September 23

2017 Pedal for Peace Bike-A-Thon

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lincoln Park to 55th Street Underpass

Course map & more info

 

Sunday, September 24

Chicago Half Marathon & 5k

7:00 a.m.

Jackson Park

More info

 

Sunday, September 24

Chicago Illinois Lupus Walk & Fun Run

10:00 a.m.

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Sunday, September 24

Walk 4 Hearing 5K

10:00 a.m.

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Sunday, September 24

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

10:00 a.m.

Montrose Harbor

More info

 

Friday, September 29

Trinity High School Walkathon 2017

Lincoln Park

More info

 

Saturday, September 30

UNCF Annual Walk for Education

9:00 a.m.

Burnham Park

More info

 

Saturday, September 30

Soul Coast 5k Walk/Run

9:00 a.m.

Rainbow Beach

Course map & more info

 

Saturday, September 30

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

10:00 a.m.

Diversey Harbor

Course map