Runners, walkers, and a lot of children of all ages (strollers were welcome in the past, double-check the rules) get to run on an actual airport runway at O’Hare and Midway Airports. Both 5K runs are family-friendly events designed for all ages and abilities. Each offers a truly unique race course, amazing photo opportunities, cool gear, entertainment and great food.
– ORD: Sunday, October 5, 2014 – O’Hare’s “Run on the Runway” – Benefits Wounded Warrior Project. More info and signup here.
– MDW: Sunday, September 21, 2014 – “Midway Fly Away 5K” – Benefits Chicago’s Children’s Charities and the athletes of Special Olympics Chicago. More info and signup here.
Photos from my 2013 ORD “Run on the Runway”
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