2018 Payton O'Brien Run/Walk Banner Image

2018 Payton O'Brien Run/Walk

Sun April 28, 2019 Elmhurst, IL US 60126 Directions

2019 Payton O'Brien Run/Walk

$40 8:30AM CDT - 2:00PM CDT Registration ends April 28, 2019 at 1:00pm CDT
537 S. York
Elmhurst, IL US 60126

Join us for the 2018 Payton Power Blood Drive and Run/Walk in memory of Payton O’Brien and help raise money for cancer research. Race starts at Knights of Columbus and will continue on the Prairie Path (east towards Berkley) with a fun, family friendly after party at H.B. Jones.

Run/Walk – Starts at Knights of Columbus (537 S. York (York and Valette, enter through back door). Total distance = ~2 miles!

• 8:30 a.m. -   Prerace - Doors open for t-shirt pick up and raffle ticket purchase (e.g., Cubs tickets, Night Out in Elmhurst)
• 9:45 a.m. -   Warm up with Carrie Brasser - Fitness instructor and personal instructor at FITT-RX and YMCA
• 10:00 a.m. - Run/Walk
• 11:00 a.m. - Postrace: After Party @ H.B. Jones with live band and bagpipes

Pricing for Run/Walk - Order by March 30 to guarantee a t-shirt! NOTE: Orders after April 2, are no longer guaranteed a t-shirt as the order has been submitted. Race day we will have a few extras on hand so please come early to claim.

• $40 (plus fee) – Includes ticket to the race + athletic dry fit t-shirt with Payton Power logo on the front
• H.B. Jones after party with live music and bagpipes

Donations also accepted at http://www.luriechildrens.org/PaytonPower


Race Volunteers - Don't want to walk/run? Have something to donate? Volunteer for the race at http://signup.com/go/fNZBJYo


Blood Donation - Please consider donating blood in honor of Payton on Saturday, April 14 at Knights of Columbus from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
To schedule your appointment please:
• Call LifeSource at 877.543.3768 or
• Register at https://donateblood.lifesource.org/ or use the mobile app and use code 253G. Walk-ins also welcome!         Prepare for your donation: Eat well. Stay Hydrated. Bring ID. You may be able to donate! Many medications, travel, diabetes, tattoos and cancer survivors acceptable!

All proceeds will be donated to Lurie Children’s Hospital in honor of Payton.


Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at