In-Person!

LIVE! 5K Run/Walk

$50 $45 10:00AM CST - 1:00PM CST Includes long-sleeve tee, finisher medal, mug, certified course, chip timing, bib, and interactive course app. Limited spots available.
Virtual

VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

$40 $35 Registration includes long-sleeve t-shirt, finisher medal, participant bib, and interactive course app. Run, walk, ride, skate, ski, snowshoe, paddle or row to the finish line wherever you are!

Registration Opens Wed, Feb 24th at 10am CST

Chicago Special Events Management is proud to offer the FIRST IN-PERSON event in the City of Chicago since the COVID-19 pandemic put a lockdown on gatherings, events, and well... life!  The in-person St. Paddy's Day 5k Chicago race has LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE! Three waves will take off at 10am, 11am, and 12pm from our familiar home at Diversey Harbor.  The virtual format is unlimited and can be completed wherever you are!

About the Race

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021

Start Time: 10am (Wave 1), 11am (Wave 2), 12pm (Wave 3).

Select your preferred wave when you register. 

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

Packet Pick-Up: March 11 and 12 from 12pm-7pm at Fleet Feet Old Town (1706 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614)
*Reservations required. Click HERE to sign up for a slot.

LIMITED PARTICIPANT FIELD DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.

What Is Included

Long-Sleeve T-shirt

Finisher Medal

Chip Timing (in-person only)

Runner Bib

Interactive RaceJoy Course App

The Course

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!

There is a water station on the course, and each water station is passed both before and after the "turnaround".

Chip Timing and clocks at Mile Splits 1 and 2.

Course Map

Download 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.

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.