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2024 Run the Runway at Chicago Executive Airport

Sat June 29, 2024 Wheeling, IL 60090 US Directions

Events

5k Run

$45 $35 8:00AM CDT
455 spots left. Price increases after February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

1 Mile Walk

$45 $35 8:00AM CDT
213 spots left. Price increases after February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

Kids Dash

$20 $15 9:00AM CDT Price increases after February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 2 - 9.

2023 Video

Place

Tower Road and Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, IL US 60090

Description

Registration Is Open!

Race Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 8:00 AM
  • Early Registration: February 1, 2024 - February 29, 2024
  • Registration: March 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Late Registration: June 1, 2024 to June 28, 2024

NO RACEDAY REGISTRATION

Join us for a 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash on the main runway and taxiways at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois. The 5K course is USATF Certified and chip timed

Strollers and wagons are allowed

Giveaways:

  • Participation and finisher medals will be awarded
  • Participants who register prior to May 3, 2024 are guaranteed a shirt
    • 5K Run and 1Mi walk registration shirts will be men's adult sizing
    • Kids Dash shirts will be youth sizing 
*NO additional shirts will be ordered
This is a fundraising event with proceeds benefiting local aviation scholarships. As a result, no refunds will be issued. 
Thank you for your support

Packet Pick Up

Details will be released in Spring 2024

Course Map

Join us for a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on the main runway and taxiways at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois

  • The course is USATF Certified and the 5K race is chip timed

  • Route maps will be posted in Spring 2024

Awards

Participation awards will be distributed

There will also be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (gold, silver and bronze) given to the Men and Women of each category below

Over All Finish (any age), 5-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over

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Become a Sponsor of this year's Run the Runway and promote your business to hundreds of participants! Use the "questions" button below to connect with our run coordinator for an application.

After the Race

Live music, food trucks, fireworks & more...

Come back to the airport in the evening to enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer tent, airport maintenance equipment static display and fireworks at the annual joint venture between the Village of Wheeling, City of Prospect Heights and Chicago Executive Airport. No tickets required.

http://www.rocknruntherunway.com/ for more information!!

Race Contact Info

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2023 Event Photos

Check out some photos from our 2023 event that took place on June 24th

Past Race Results

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