Skokie's Backlot Dash 5K

Sat August 29, 2020 Skokie, IL 60077 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

8:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Kids Half Mile Fun Run

8:00AM CDT - 8:30AM CDT
Backlot Dash 5K and Youth Fun Run is Cancelled this year

We are sorry to have to cancel this years Backlot Dash 5K and Youth Fun Run due to concerns around Covid 19. However, we are offering a virtual option and encourage one and all to challenge themselves and friends and family to partake together. You can register for this event at We look forward to seeing you virtually this year!

Here Are Your Options:

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL US 60077

On Saturday, August 29, 2020, Skokie's Backlot Dash 5K and Kid's Run will be held in Downtown Skokie (in and around the grounds of Skokie's Backlot Bash) and will include a half mile kids run.

Packet Pick-up:

  • Thursday 8/27/19 9a-8p Weber Leisure Center 9300 Weber Park Place Skokie
  • Friday 8/28/19 9a-5p Weber Leisure Center 9300 Weber Park Place Skokie
  • Race Day 8/29/19 6:30a-8a Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton St. Skokie

Race day registration:
6:30 am – 8 a.m.
Kids ½ mile Fun Run
8 a.m.
5K race begins
8:30 a.m.
Awards ceremony will follow 5K

  • Participants will receive 
    the following:
    5K Run
    • Chip timing
    • T-shirt
    • USATF certified course
  • One Free Beer 
  • Backlot Bash water bottle

Kid's Run
• T-shirt
• Backlot Bash water bottle
• Participation medal
• Ice cream following the race

Age groups for races are as follows: Male and female – 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and over.

Presented by: Skokie Chamber of Commerce / Skokie Public Library / Village of Skokie / Skokie Park District
Niles Township High School District 219

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