The cooler weather doesn’t have to mean the end of outdoor races in Chicago. There are still many more to come in 2015! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite Chicago races this fall that you’ll surely have fun running! Sign up for these races and click here to book your downtown Chicago hotel room for 15% off the rate.
This is the Chicago Marathon’s official event taking place a month or so before the full marathon, to help athletes gear up for the big day. This run takes place in the scenic Jackson Park, it’s a great one for those who want to run a different course than most of Chicago’s summer races.
- Ditka Dash, October 3, 2015
This Soldier Field fun run involves mustaches, aviators, and beer! It’s a great fall event for those who love Da Bears and Da Coach, featuring a quick 5k course and plenty of costumes needing a great selfie or two!
- Pumpkins in the Park, October 24, 2015
The 13th annual Pumpkins in the Park 5K is Chicago’s Official Halloween race for the whole family! 5K participants enjoy a winding course with 3 “Fear Zones” through beautiful Lincoln Park then celebrate at the post-race party!
- Hot Chocolate 5 / 15k, November 8, 2015
America’s Sweetest Race! Choose the 15K or 5K distance and join runners as you run towards a finish line filled with-you guessed it- chocolate!
- Turkey Trot, November 28, 2015
Run or walk off your thanksgiving feast in Grant Park with family and friends the Saturday following the holiday. Don’t forget to bring the kids for the Free Kid’s Dash!
- Santa Hustle 5K, December 5, 2015
Run with other “Santas” across the nation (7 cities total) and enjoy festive music and outrageous holiday decorations while rocking your hat, beard and Santa suit t-shirt.
- Rudolph Ramble 8k, December 14, 2015
Attend Chicago’s most festive race & make spirits bright for those in need, as toys & money raised will be donated to Lurie Children’s Hospital.You’re more than welcome at Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601; +1 312 565 1234.