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🌟 2024 Details are subject to change! 🌟

Bucktown 5K & Kids’ Run Race Details

Take a jog down memory lane and go back to school with the Bucktown 5K and Kids’ Dash held at Burr Elementary School! Remember why running was your favorite sport. Feel like the coolest kid in school again as you grab your post-race snacks and epic Bucktown race swag jacket at the finish line. Don’t forget it’s picture day, so smile big because you know these photos will end up on the fridge!

Date: Sunday, October 6, 2024
5K Start Time: 8:30 AM
Kids’ Dash: 9:30 AM

Location: Burr Elementary School Grounds 1621 W Wabansia Ave (Wabansia & Marshfield) Chicago, IL

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The Course

The Bucktown 5K course showcases the best of this historic neighborhood. We hold our races to the highest quality standards from start to finish focusing on course design and accuracy (USATF Certified Course).

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Kids’ Dash

A little dash of something sweet — A Kids’ Dash! After you sign up for the Bucktown 5K, register your kiddos for the Kids’ Dash!

Let’s get together and cheer them on!

Children 3 and under: 20-yard dash
4-7 years old: 50-yard dash
8-10 years old: 100-yard dash

Register now — only 250 spots available.

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Kids’ Dash

A little dash of something sweet — A Kids’ Dash! After you sign up for the Bucktown 5K, register your kiddos for the Kids’ Dash!

Let’s get together and cheer them on!

Children 3 and under: 20-yard dash
4-7 years old: 50-yard dash
8-10 years old: 100-yard dash

Register now — only 250 spots available.

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Post-Race Party

A sweet treat awaits you at the finish line! After your 5K, refresh with sweet donuts, post-race snacks and live entertainment! Come together as a whole neighborhood, Bucktown style.

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Packet Pickup

Come pick up your race day packet, which includes a race day bib and swag. If you can’t make it to the Packet Pickup, don’t fret; you’re welcome to send a friend or family member to pick up your race day necessities. Please remember there is NO race day packet pickup.

Save time on packet pickup by adding on packet mailing at registration! Already registered? Don’t worry! You can add it on through your EnMotive account. Please note, we are unable to mail out packets after the packet mailing deadline has passed.

Location: Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells St,
Chicago, IL 60614

Dates and times will be determined closer to race day.

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Parking & Transit Info

There is limited street parking available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Bucktown neighborhood. We highly encourage taking public transit, carpooling, or biking to the event. There will be thousands of participants, volunteers, and spectators on site race morning. Please plan for heavy traffic and allow ample time to check your gear and get into your corral.

Visit the CTA website for more information on public transit options.

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Awards

Top Male and Female will receive the prize purse plus a voucher from Fleet Feet Chicago! 

1st Place:
$250*
$100 Gift Voucher to Fleet Feet Chicago

2nd Place:
$150*
$50 Gift Voucher to Fleet Feet Chicago
3rd Place:
$100*
$25 Gift Voucher to Fleet Feet Chicago
*Winners will need to complete and submit a W9 to process payment.

Age Groups

Age group awards will be given to the top three male and female winners in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69.

Age group winners will receive a voucher to Fleet Feet Chicago for 1 pair of Sky Socks (valued at $18) redeemable in-store only*

* Age group winners will be notified of redemption from Fleet Feet Chicago.