Running in Pullman

$25 for $45 Worth of Running — Northwestern University Settlement

Northwestern Settlement

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$29 for Nocturnal Lands 5K, Running Music Festival with After-Party on October 11th ($60 Value)

Nocturnal Lands

Toyota Park

$60 $29

5K music festival sees participants running to different DJ stages amid interactive light shows and celebrating at a main-stage after party

$15 for Entry to Traffick Free's Run Against Traffick 5k on Sat., September 13, at 8 a.m. ($35 Value)

Traffick Free

Diversey Harbor

$35 $15

3.1-mile run along Diversey Harbor raises awareness against human trafficking in Chicago

$40 for Entry for a 2-Person Team to Ride Alive Bicycle Scavenger Hunt Benefiting Animal Rescue on August 23

Ride Alive Bicycle Scavenger Hunt

Roscoe Village

$40 $40

To support Alive Rescue's animal rescue efforts, you and a teammate bicycle between scavenger hunt challenges for a total of roughly 15 mi.

Marathon or Half Marathon Entry for One or Two from Crossroads Marathon & Mini Marathon (Up to 53% Off)

Crossroads Marathon & Mini Marathon

Tri-Town Community Marathon

$50 $25

Marathon and half marathon benefits Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department and Wounded Warrior Project

Half or Full Marathon Registration with T-Shirt for One to Dawn of the Dunes on October 26 (Half Off)

Cause 2 Compete

Portage

$60 $30

Runners strive for their personal best as they race by scenic Miller Beach, sand dunes, and fall foliage for charity

Entry for One or Two to the Farm 15K from Action Sports Racing (Up to 55% Off)

Action Sports Racing

Fair Oaks Farms

$50 $25

Participants run, walk, and jog for fifteen kilometers through scenic pastoral landscapes at Fair Oaks Farms

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The inspiring trainers at MetaBody lead troops of women workouteers in results-getting one-hour workouts several times weekly. The fun classes utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment ideal for both beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. MetaBody's motivational instructors will use your instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. They’ll keep your muscles guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so you’ll never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth-brushing. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early morning boot camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late evening class. In addition to the fitness classes, you will receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound-loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching.

14900 Greenwood Road
Dolton,
IL
US

Zooma Women's Race Series hosts races all over the country. In Napa Valley, for example, the half-marathon and 10K wind through lush wine country. The Cape Cod races take place within sight of the ocean and seaside resorts. Chicago runners enjoy views of Lake Michigan and its fish that famously taste like Chicago-style hot dogs. Besides their distances, the events have two other things in common: they're just for women, and they're not just races. Instead, the race series tends to resemble weekend fitness getaways, where mocktail parties, recovery yoga, and other entertainment complement the long runs.

When founder and executive director Brae Blackley was starting out, however, her mission didn't involve fancy drinks or shopping outings. Working at a makeshift coffee-shop desk, her goals were simple: to empower women to lead healthy, active lifestyles and to create a community of female runners. But when Blackley paired her first race in Annapolis with social activities, it drew more than 1,500 participants?and she knew that she was onto something. Her enterprise has grown from there into today's national women's race series.

On Location
Chicago,
IL
US

Founded in 2007, the Rockford Half Marathon & 10K challenges runners to take on one of two races: a 13.1-mile half marathon or a 10K. Runners of all skill levels from over 20 different states pace themselves along a stunning waterfront race course that traces the path of downtown Rockford's Rock River. Electronic chips are provided to all runners for the most accurate race timing and to let everyone channel the spirit of the bionic man. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three male and female finishers.

2221 West 43rd Street
Chicago,
IL
US

In case of a zombie apocalypse, a few simple principles could be a survivor's salvation: Be prepared, be paranoid, and above all, run. Participants in the Infected Zombie 5K Trail Run get a chance to practice, and can play either living or dead as they navigate a woodland arena infested with walking, crawling, running, and climbing zombies. Some courses may challenge runners with additional obstacles, such as climbing walls, tire fields, and haystacks. Meanwhile, the zombies attempt to satisfy their hunger for fast food by surprising the runners and snatching flags off of their waists. Whether they've been caught, the living make up with the dead at the after-party, which features unlimited beer, award ceremonies, and live music.

1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
Chicago,
IL
US

The course itself carries on that fun vibe, too. Winding through city streets and local parks, the 5K route is dotted with hydration stations that dole out hot chocolate. Holiday music, a giant Santa inflatable, and snow blowers help to set

1410 Museum Campus Dr
Chicago,
IL
US

In 1976, busy California mother Joan Barnes wanted nothing more than to find a play place where she and her kids could enjoy age-appropriate, educational activities. Finding none, she developed her own innovative play environment within a developmental-based program structure now known as Gymboree Play & Music. Today, kids tumble and learn in more than 650 locations in 33 countries around the world, engaging in open play and classes designed to build cognitive and motor skills. As parents participate in their children's development, their kids learn to paint, play music, and interact socially outside of their preschool knitting circles.

600 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago,
IL
US

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