Event Information

Event Date

Saturday, June 10, 2017


9:00 a.m. Race begins


Soldier Field Stadium Green
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL

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This year’s race will start and end at Soldier Field and take place along the lakefront path.

View the course map
Strollers are allowed on the course. Pets, scooters and skateboards are not allowed for safety reasons.


  • Adults: $35 (Early Bird valid until April 21, 2017)
  • Adults: $40 (after April 21, 2017)
  • Adults: $50 (Day of Race)
  • Kids (4-12): $5
  • Toddler (ages 3 & under): Free
  • Virtual Participant: Free
  • Volunteer: Free

Online registration will close on Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 p.m. Participants can still register in-person at packet pick-up or the day-of the event.

Packet Pick-Up

  • Thursday, June 8 from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., Fleet Feet Sports in Old Town
  • Friday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m., Fleet Feet Sports in Old Town


Heroes Garden Tribute Sign

Completing a 5K is cause for celebration! Proudly display your participation in Move for the Kids with a commemorative medal that will be distributed at the finish line.

Medals are $10 each and orders must be received by May 17.

Gear Check

There will be a complimentary secure gear check at Move for the Kids 5K Walk/Run monitored by volunteers. Your gear will be checked according to your bib number.

*We cannot be responsible for any lost or stolen items, so please do not check anything of value.*


We encourage people to come and cheer you on during the event. Supporters can watch you along the route or meet you at the post-race party on the Stadium Green.


Parking is available for $20 in the Waldron Garage.

Public Transportation

The Roosevelt stop is the closest ‘L' stop to Soldier Field (Green, Orange and Red 'L' lines). Visit www.transitchicago.com for more information.


Water will be available to participants along the race route and on the event site.


Restrooms will be available for all participants at Soldier Field.


An advanced life support ambulance will be on site for the duration of the event.

Bib Number

Please pin your participant number on the FRONT of your clothing. Please note: only runners will receive bib numbers with timing devices. Participants who register as walkers will not have a timing chip.

Post Event

Following the race, enjoy complimentary food and beverages, live music and entertainment for the whole family.


Results will be posted on the Move for the Kids 5K Walk/Run website and www.mychicagoathlete.com. Check back post-race!