Women's Distance Festival, Parade Run, & Abe's Amble Registration is OPEN!

Registration is currently open for THREE fun club races! Click on each one to learn more about the race and how to register!


Women's Distance Festival


Ladies! Bring your mother, daughter, sister, other family member, colleague or friend and run or walk this beautiful two mile course through Washington Park. This race is for women and girls of all ages, whether you are a competitive runner or just plan to stroll through the park. Strollers are welcome.


Illinois State Fair Parade Run


Kick off the Illinois State Fair with us! This two mile course starts inside the Illinois State Fairgrounds and heads out the front gate along the parade route. Parade watchers line the route and cheer you on! Post-race refreshments and the awards ceremony follow the race in the Ethnic Village.


Abe's Amble


On the last day of the Illinois State Fair in August each year, hundreds of runners from Illinois and surrounding states take to the streets covering the fairgrounds, Lincoln Park, Oak Ridge Cemetery, and back. This challenging 10K course is USATF certified and a lot of fun! There is also a certified 5K course option!

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