October 22, 2017

Pumpkin Spice 5k

October 22, 2017 Jackson Park • 1901 East Hayes Dr. ChicagoIL  60637 View Map Organized by Whitney Young High School Cross Country

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About this event

October 22, 2017
Sunday

Jackson Park

1901 East Hayes Dr. ChicagoIL  60637
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The Pumpkin Spice 5K Run/Walk 2017 takes place during the most beautiful time of year in Chicago and along its spectacular lakefront.  Join us for a scenic, family-friendly 5k Run or Walk through the historic lakefront area of Chicago's Jackson Park, and at the end of the run enjoy coffee and pumpkin spice treats. The race is USATF certified, chip-timed and will begin and end at Jackson Park, 1901 East Hayes Drive, just south of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

Event details and schedule

Race Beneficiary, Whitney Young High School
Since 1975, Whitney Young High School has been a premier, public high school in Chicago. It is The School of Champions. Help support the academic, athletic and artistic excellence and be a part of the Pumpkin Spice 5K.

PACKET PICK UP: Thursday, October 19 at Road Runner Sports, 1435 N. Kingsbury from 10AM - 7PM. Friday, October 20 at Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin from 7:30 AM-4:30 PM. Saturday, October 21 at Road Runner Sports, 1435 N. Kingsbury from 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM at 

DAY OF RACE PACKET PICK UP: From 7:15AM-8:15AM at the course start, 1901 East Hayes Drive.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race day registration will occur from 7:15AM- 8:15 AM.  Race day registration is $45 per individual.  

RACE START: Race will kick off promptly at 8:30 AM.

COURSE: The course is USATF certified and will head east to the lakefront then north to 51st Street and will turn around and come back to Jackson Park.  The race is chip-timed. 
 
All participants registered will receive entry into the 5K. The first 1000 will receive a Pumpkin Spice 5K race tech running shirt. 

Water and Hydration Drink at the start/finish area.  In addition, there will be one aid station on course. All things Pumpkin Spice will be provided along with bananas and water at the end of the race.

Parking Info: Jackson Park has plenty of free parking lots available

Public Transportation: The CTA has bus routes that go directly to the race start.  Please visit http://www.transitchicago.com/ for more information.

DIVVY has two bike stations at Jackson Park.

Awards:
Top three Overall Male & Female

Age Group M&F Awards: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Strollers & Dogs: Strollers and dogs are allowed. We ask that you start in the back of the run/walk.

*Please note, no refunds or exchanges for this event.

For more information about registration, sponsorship or any other questions, please contact Deb Keegan, WYDevelopment@yahoo.com, 312.952.0219.

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