Event Location: Corner of Wilson & Hermitage Avenues
Event Time: 8:00am
New for 2013! All registered participants of the 17th Annual Ravenswood Run will receive a gender-specific, short-sleeve technical shirt provided by Mizuno. Also new this year: A post-race pancake breakfast presented by Ravenswood Community Services. For only a $10 donation you will be able to enjoy a delicious post race pancake breakfast and know 100% of your $10 donation, which equals 100 pounds of food for the food pantry, will benefit the Ravenswood Community Services Food Pantry at All Saints' Episcopal Church.
Experience this top-notch event with a community feel. This unique 5K is truly a neighborhood race, running through scenic city streets, and benefiting two local charities.
The Ravenswood Run, a neighborhood 5K is once again a CARA Certified Race and new this year, it is also a CARA Certified Green Race. Please contact CARA for more information on CARA Certified Races and the CARA discount for current CARA members to register for this race.
The proceeds from the Ravenswood Run benefit the Ravenswood Community Services Food Pantry at All Saints' Episcopal Church and the Student Health Centers at Lake View and Amundsen High Schools.
NEW this year! All registered participants will now receive a gender-specific, short-sleeve, Mizuno technical shirt, designed exclusively for the Ravenswood Run! Please select carefully as shirt sizes and quantities are fixed and we are unable to exchange shirt sizes.
$10 = 100 pounds of food. Help RCS feed even more of our hungry neighbors with your purchase of a post-race pancake breakfast. Your donation means that others will eat too. RCS serves the Ravenswood and Uptown neighborhoods – help those who are in our neighborhood.
The Ravenswood Run is limited to a maximum of 3,500 entrants. Registration for the event will close once the limit has been reached. Race week or race day registration may not be available.
Thursday, April 25th | 10:00am-8:00pm
Fleet Feet Sports – Lincoln Square
Saturday, April 27th | 10:00am-7:00pm
Race Day Packet Pick-Up:
6:30am – 7:30am
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Ravenswood Community Services provides groceries, meals and more to neighbors throughout Ravenswood and surrounding neighborhoods. Your participation in the Ravenswood Run directly supports the work of the organization. You can also help by participating in the food drive and by making monetary donations.
Bring a food item* with you when you pick-up your packet at Fleet Feet Sports or on race day. If you choose to make a monetary donation you can do so during online registration or at packet pick-up. Thanks for your extra effort and support!
The Ravenswood Run is using the latest in race timing technology, the Chronotrack B-Tag Timing System. Timing devices will be distributed at Packet Pick-Up.
If you plan on driving, we recommend the following parking optionsAdvocate Illinois Masonic Medical Clinic Parking Lots located at Wilson and Ravenswood
We strongly encourage carpooling, riding your bike or taking public transportation to the event as parking is very limited in this area.
Help us reduce our carbon footprint! Fleet Feet Sports highly recommends carpooling, using public transportation, or riding your bicycle to the event. To determine the best route to travel via public transportation, please visit the CTA's trip planner.
Bicycle parking will be available at the race site near the start/finish area.
Limited street parking is available along Ravenswood Ave. between Addison St. and Foster Ave. and the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Clinic Parking Lots located at Wilson and Ravenswood. Additional parking details will be posted as they become available.
Awards presentation to begin at approximately 9:15am.
Photos will be posted after the event by TRC Photo.
The Ravenswood Run will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day.