Running and Fun Runs in Back of the Yards, Chicago

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

Northwestern Settlement


Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$45 $25

$30 for Entry to a Nighttime 5K Music Festival from Night Nation Run: May 20 ($60 Value)

Night Nation Run


Run past different DJ stages on a 5K course amid interactive light shows, then celebrate at a main-stage after party with DJs spinning EDM

$60 $30

Entries to the 5K or 10K Hip Hop Run for One or Two (Up to 42% Off)

Hip Hop Run and Music Festival


Dash along a 5K or 10K course to the motivating beat of DJ-spun tunes, then celebrate your finish at a family-friendly hip-hop festival

$130 $76

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon on July 16 at 6:30 a.m.

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Pick up race packet at McCormick Place, Hall D1

Race 13.1 miles through the closed streets of Chicago on a course dotted with local bands; a rocking party follows

$101.48 $89.99

$59 for One Week of Unlimited Drop-In Visits at Chicago Recovery Room ($140 Value)

Chicago Recovery Room


Athletes take advantage of recovery services such as kinesiology taping, compression boots, a full-immersion ice bath, and heat packs

$140 $59

$25 for Mud Factor Chicago KIDZ Family Waves All-Ages Run on July 23, 2017 ($49 Value)

Mud Factor

Joliet Motorsports

Participants play in the mud on a course that runs 1.

$49 $25

Entry to the Chicago Super on June 10 or the Chicago Sprint on June 11 from 2017 Reebok Spartan Races

Reebok Spartan Races

Richmond Hunt Club

Reebok-sponsored races pit competitors against natural and manmade obstacles, such as mud, fire, climbing walls, and barbed wire

$149 $99

Tough Mudder Half Chicago Obstacle Mud Run on August 26 or 27

Tough Mudder Half Chicago

Rockford International Airport

Work as a team to tackle up to 5 miles of mud and 14+ obstacles, then kick back for a post-run beer

$98.28 $59

Registration for 1, 2, or 4 to Northern Illinois Food Bank's Foodie 5K (Up to 56% Off). Nine Options Available.

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Multiple Locations

Runners get an opportunity to feed hungry neighbors during a race ending in a festival flush with entertainment and gourmet food trucks

$35 $17

Admission for One or Two to Hanover Park Park District's Dash N' Splash 5k on July 9, 2017 (Up to 57% Off)

Hanover Park District

Greenbrook Elementary

Hanover Park District offers access to beautiful park properties to encourage participation in the community and outdoor recreation

$45 $25

Admission for 1, 2, or 4 to Hanover Township 4th Annual Sprint 2 Spring 5K on May 6, 2017 (Up to 54% Off)

Sprint 2 Spring 5K

Hanover Township Izaak Walton Center, Elgin, IL

Kick winter to the curb with this charitable community 5K that helps raise money to help local families afford medical expenses

$35 $19

$50 for a 10-Week Beginner Running Program from MWM Fitness ($100 Value)

MWM Fitness

Crown Point

MWM specializes in beginner runners! Our training is proven doable by first timers with our walk-run & run options

$100 $50

$49 for One Sport Tune-Up Package from 3rd Coast Cycles ($85 Value)

3rd Coast Cycles


Expert in-home comprehensive bicycle tune-up including brake inspection, lube, wheel truing, and PSI check

$85 $49

$9 for a One-Year Golf Pipeline Golf Handicap from Golf Pipeline ($18 Value)

Golf Pipeline

Online Deal

One-year subscription grants players a golf handicap in return for logging their first five 18-hole rounds of golf

$18 $9

Indoor Golf Lesson with Option of Driving or Putting, or Kids' Lesson at Golf in Motion (Up to 73% Off)

Golf in Motion


Adults and kids take golf lessons that focus on the fundamentals of the sport; adults can also focus specifically on driving or putting

$240 $65

10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)


Online Deal

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

$324 $20

Five or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Fitness Kickboxing America (Up to 86% Off)

Fitness Kickboxing America

Online Deal

High-intensity kickboxing classes offer a full-body workout that gets the heart pumping and helps improve strength and balance

$90 $15

Six or Eight Kids' Swim Lessons at British Swim School (Up to 36% Off)

British Swim School

Multiple Locations

Students learn, and put into practice, basic strokes and swimming techniques during lessons designed for particular age groups

$163 $109

One or Two Groupons, Each Good for a Six-Month Local-and-National Player's Pass Membership (Up to 51% Off)

Players Pass Partners

Online Deal

Pass grants discounts to more than 2,000 golf courses locally and nationwide, including top links in you area

$99 $49

$229 for a One-Hour On-Location Bubble-Soccer Game for 10 from KnockerBall Chicago ($420 Value)

KnockerBall Chicago


Summon a zany sports match to a location of your choice with giant, wearable inflatable orbs and soccer equipment

$420 $229

Taekwondo 10-Class Pass with Uniform and Option for Test and Graduation Belt from Go2Taekwondo Chicago (94% Off)

Go2Taekwondo Chicago


The website gives you the freedom to choose the local participating martial arts studio that’s right for you

$324 $20

$19 for a Bike Maintenance Online Course from e-Careers ($588 Value)


Online Deal

Students gain a year of access to 25+ online modules, covering repair topics from brake repair to chain maintenance

$588 $19

One Day of Sports Camp at Sports Tutoring (65% Off)

Sports Tutoring


I love running the everyday operations of the business.

$20 $7

60-Minute Basketball-Skills Session from Christopher Spartz Basketball (50% Off)

Christopher Spartz Basketball


From the merchant: An opportunity to train with a world renowned player and coach. Group workout for up to eight players.

$200 $100

3, 6, or 12 Months of Proday Fitness-App Access (Up to 52% Off)


Online Deal

Work out with professional athletes as your guide with this personal-training app

$15 $10

$40 for $120 Worth of Products — Rosales Golden Tigers TKD Inc

Rosales Golden Tigers TKD Inc

West Side

From the merchant: Little Village Martial arts, where strangers become a family and form long life friendships.

$120 $40

$90 for $150 Worth of Products — Shizen Academy of Martial arts

Shizen Academy of martial arts

Hyde Park

From the merchant: Learn to kick butt, get in shape and have fun! This Groupon is for our Tuesday and Thursday night 7PM -9PM classes.

$150 $90

$40 for $115 Worth of Baseball Lessons — Better At Baseball

Better At Baseball


Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$115 $40

A Baseball-Training Session from Vega Baseball (75% Off)

Vega Baseball


Baseball session to assess young players’ strengths and weaknesses and determine short/longterm development needs

$100 $25

$88 for $250 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Gomez Martial Arts Training Center

Gomez Martial Arts Center

Brighton Park

Just have fun and try!.

$250 $88

Select Local Merchants

  • Rockford Half Marathon & 10K
    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.
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    Chicago, IL US