Running and Fun Runs in Des Plaines, IL


10K or Half-Marathon Entry to Hero Half Marathon & 10K at Indiana Dunes State Park on October 2 (Up to 48% Off)

Hero Half Marathon & 10K

HERO Half Marathon and 10K

Scenic 10K and half-marathon courses feature views of dunes and wetlands, along with Lake Michigan and the Calumet Trail

$40 $29

Premier or VIP 5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to The Color BUZZ on Saturday, May 6 (Up to 72% Off)

The Color BUZZ

Chicago

Runners start out in white and travel through a fun 5K course of colored foam waterfalls, snow, bubbles, and foam jet cannons

$49 $15

Blacklight Run 5K on Saturday, October 1, at 7 p.m.

Blacklight Run 5K

Chicagoland Speedway

At this laid-back nighttime 5K, runners are covered in colorful UV neon glow powder, which leaves them glowing under the blacklights

$65 $45

5KRunDead Zombie Race Entry for One or Two (Up to 61% Off). Six Options Available.

5KRunDead

Multiple Locations

Outrun and outwit zombies trying to steal your health flags along a 5K course; prizes awarded

$70 $29

Registration for One or Two at Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby (67% Off)

Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby

Starting Point

Kids are fitted for a racecar and helmet before launching into an exciting soapbox race

$30 $10

Entry for One, Two, or Four to George Bridges 5K (Up to 47% Off)

Waukegan Park District

The Field House Sports and Fitness Center at Hinkston Park

Proceeds from 5K walk and run go to scholarships for special recreation programs

$29 $17

"Zombies" Nerf Attack Event Entrance for One, Two, or Four on Saturday, October 1 (Up to 43% Off)

Zombies The Movie

Online Deal

Escape hordes of savage zombies using a Nerf gun & tracker app, then become undead & hunt humans in one of the world’s largest zombie events

$100 $59

Race Entry for One or Two to the 5KColorFest (Up to 61% Off)

5KColorFest

Lippold Park

Racers get pelted with showers of safe, non-toxic color powder during 5K benefitting research on cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

$70 $29

Registration for One or Two at Be a Hero to a Hero 5K Fun Run/Walk on September 24, 2016 (Up to 44% Off)

Be a Hero to a Hero 5K Fun Run/Walk

McHenry County College

Participation in this 5K benefits A Warrior’s Mind, a non-profit organization which works to help reacclimate veterans to civilian life

$40 $25

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

Chicago Recovery Room

South Loop

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

$140 $59

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

Northwestern Settlement

Chicago

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

$45 $25

5 or 10 Krav Maga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Training at MBD Martial Arts Academy (Up to 64% Off)

MBD Martial Arts Academy

Arlington Heights

Class aims to teach disciple and self-esteem as students focus on the physically demadning study of self-defense

$100 $39

$29 for $115 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Des Plaines Martial Arts

Des Plaines Martial Arts

Des Plaines

From the merchant: Get fit and learn self-defense with our Taekwondo curriculum!

$115 $29

Nine-Hole Round of Golf with Optional Cart Rental for Two or Four at Willow Hill Golf Course (Up to 49% Off)

Willow Hill Golf Course

Golf Course

Golfers navigate Scottish links-style course that sprawls over 87 acres with Chicago skyline as backdrop

$88 $45

9-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart and Hot Dogs at Mission Hills Country Club (Up to 38% Off)

Mission Hills Country Club(New Owners)

Northfield

Clusters of thick forest and intersecting waterways line the fairways of this mature course open since 1926

$52 $32

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Salt Creek Golf Club in Wood Dale (Up to 51% Off)

Salt Creek Golf Club

Salt creek Golf Club

Par 63 executive course encourages golfers to aim drives down tree-lined fairways and avoid water hazards that come in play on five holes

$90 $45

30-Minute Kayak Rental for Two or Four at Naperville Kayak (Up to 50% Off)

Naperville Kayak

Naperville Kayak

Float on the waters of downtown Naperville’s Paddleboat Quarry in a kayak

$20 $12

$55 for a Member for a Day Pass with Unlimited Golf and Range Balls at Midlane Country Club ($117 Value)

Midlane Country Club

Wadsworth

Guests enjoy the perks of golf club membership for a day, with all-day access to the par-71 18-hole course and unlimited balls at the range

$117 $55

Entry for One or Two to The Great Inflatable Race on Saturday, September 3 (60% Off)

The Great Inflatable Race

The Great Inflatable Race

Inflatable obstacles challenge runners during the fun run with music and fun at the finish

$75 $29.99

Bike Rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals (Up to 49% Off)

Wheel Fun Rentals

Multiple Locations

Group and solo pedalers mount bicycles, surreys, and other wheeled contraptions to cruise the waterfront and city

$35 $18

$35 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Golf Balls at Bonnie Dundee Golf Course ($78 Value)

Bonnie Dundee Golf Course

East Dundee

Golfers are challenged by small greens well-guarded by sand hazards, forcing players to master their shot making

$78 $35

18-Hole Round of Golf and Cart Rental for Two or Four at Old Orchard Country Club (50% Off)

Old Orchard Country Club

Mount Prospect

Water hazards frame narrow fairways and even bisect certain holes on this 6,119-yard course

$156 $78

18-Hole Golf Outing for Two or Four at Deerpath Golf Course (Up to 60% Off)

Deerpath Golf Course

Onwentsia View

Golfers enjoy 18 holes on manicured greens, then hit up The Sandwedge Grill for a bite to eat

$136 $69

Round of Golf, Beer, and Range Balls for Two or Four at Whisper Creek Golf Club (Up to 66% Off)

Whisper Creek Golf Club

Huntley

Par 72 course certified as a cooperative sanctuary by Audubon International challenges golfers with pine tree lined bentgrass fairways

$159 $59

Round of Golf with Cart Rental and Voucher for Food for One, Two, or Four at Foss Park Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

FOSS PARK GOLF CLUB

North Chicago

Public course that stretches across an 18-hole, par 72 layout with an illuminated driving range

$63 $35

12 or 24 Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Shim's Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 70% Off)

Shim's Martial Arts Training Center

Niles

Certified masters lead students of all ages and abilities in modern and traditional martial arts techniques

$130 $49

"Learning The Ropes" or "Learning To Boulder" Classes for One or Two at First Ascent Climbing (Up to 49% Off)

First Ascent Climbing

Multiple Locations

Learn rope skills for climbing up to 6 stories tall, or learn technique for bouldering, a more powerful style of climbing on shorter walls.

$73 $39

$49 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Randall Oaks Golf Club ($80 Value)

Randall Oaks Golf Club

West Dundee

18-hole championship golf course challenges players with water and sand hazards and multiple teeing areas for all skill levels

$80 $49

Tower-Climbing Adventure for Two or Four at Rugged Adventures (Up to 44% Off)

Rugged Adventures

Rugged Adventures LLC

Choose your own route while scaling a massive three-level tower rife with obstacles such as bridges, ropes, and rings

$58 $35

$79 for Golf for Two with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Oak Grove Golf Course (Up to $156 Value)

Oak Grove Golf Course

Alden

Golf course features smooth greens, bent fairways, oak savannas, wetlands, and wildflowers in a private setting

$156 $79

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