5K LIVE Run/Walk

5K Run

05/09 9:15AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Join us LIVE near Diversey Harbor in Lincoln Park.  Run or walk along the beautiful lakefront.  Registration includes commemorative t-shirt, a sweet treat, race bib, interactive RaceJoy app and more!
1-Mile LIVE Walk

1-Mile Walk

05/09 9:15AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Take a stroll with us along Chicago's lakefront on the day dedicated to moms!  Registration includes commemorative t-shirt, a sweet treat, race bib, interactive RaceJoy app and more!
Still not ready? Go virtual!

Virtual 5K Run/Walk

We get it! But don't let that stop you from running or walking on May 9! Registration includes commemorative t-shirt, race bib, interactive RaceJoy app and more!


Mom, mother, madre, mum, momma ... whatever you call her, join us in celebrating mom's at the inaugural Chicago Mother's Day 5K Run & 1-Mile Walk.  Located along Chicago's beautiful lakefront, bring your friends and family out to one of the first LIVE events in the city of Chicago since lockdown.  LIMITED REGISTRATION is available per wave so don't miss your chance to celebrate!  

About the Event

Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021

Start Time: Waves are from 9:15am to 10:30am. Select your preferred wave when you register.

Location: Diversey Harbor (2430 N Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL 60614)

Packet Pick-Up: Fleet Feet Sports Old Town (1706 N Wells St, Chicago) Friday, May 7 - Noon to 7pm; Saturday, May 8 - Noon to 6pm 


What's Included

Short-Sleeve T-shirt

Sweet Treat (provided to in-person participants only)

Chip Timing (5K, in-person only)

Runner Bib

Interactive RaceJoy Course App

The Course

5K Run/Walk

Participants will head north from Diversey Harbor to the Barry Street underpass at Lake Shore Drive. It then heads south along the lakefront path, turning around near the theater on the lake building and heading back north to the underpass. Runners will then proceed south to the finish line, just north of Fullerton Avenue on the path adjacent to Cannon Drive, and you've got it!

Chip Timing and clocks at Mile Splits 1 and 2.


1-Mile Walk

Starts on Lakefront Trail heads north crossing Diversey Harbor Golf Driving Range entrance heading north to Surf Street. Turneast to path along the golf driving range then head south crossing the driving range entrance and proceeding to the sidewalk between the harbor parking lot and CARA Bulletin Board and proceed south on the sidewalk to the finish line adjacent to Dock J near the Harbor Yacht Club Building

Course Map




Contact Us

We love hearing from our athletes! Please email us at mail@chicagoevents.com with any questions and we'd be glad to help you.

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