Rep Stephens

Various Races Around the 20th District This Fall

Published: August 23, 2023

As we look to fall in the Chicagoland area, running is a great way to get out and exercise. Fortunately, we have lots of races around the 20th District for constituents to prepare for, participate, and utilize to improve personal health. According to Runner’s World Magazine, benefits of running include helping people live longer, reducing cancer risk, and can make you happier! Find some races coming up around the 20th District that you can sign up for today:

23rd Annual PAWS Chicago 5K

Saturday, September 9th, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Montrose Harbor Grove 16

Image from PAWS Chicago

Chicago 9/11 Heroes Run

Saturday, September 9th, 2023

9:11 a.m.

Lincoln Park Grove 03

Run for the Parks! 5K Run, Walk, or Roll

Sunday, September 10th, 2023

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Burnham Park at 31st Street Beach (3100 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, 60616)

Run for Ukraine

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

9:00 a.m.

621 W. Dundee Road, Dam No. 1 Woods East, Wheeling, 60090

Image from Oui Run 5K Facebook

Oui 5K Run

Sunday, September 24th, 2023

8:00 a.m.

Lycée Français de Chicago, 1929 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago, 60640

Race to Wrigley

Saturday, September 30th, 2023

8:00 a.m.

Oktober Fest 5K

Saturday, September 30th, 2023

8:55 a.m.

Historic Downtown Long Grove, 343 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, 60047

Chicago Marathon

Sunday, October 8th, 2023

Grant Park

Image from Bank of America Chicago Marathon



Des Plaines River Trail Races – Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K, and 50-Miler

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Half Day Forest Preserve

Chicago Country Sole 5K/10K/Half Marathon

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

7:10 a.m., 7:15 a.m.

Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave., 60613

Halloween Hustle

Saturday, October 28th, 2023

8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.

Adrenaline Special Events – 345 N. Eric Dr., Palatine, 60067

Image from Halloween Hustle



Howl-O-Ween Run for the Dogs

Saturday, October 28th, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Busse Woods, Grove 28, Rolling Meadows, 60008

Polish Independence 5K/10K Run/Walk

Sunday, October 29th, 2023

11:11 a.m.

Montrose Harbor, Grove 16 (600 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, 60613)

Hot Chocolate Chicago 5K/10K/15K/2-mile

Sunday, November 5th, 2023

7:30 a.m./8:15 a.m.

Grant Park

Images from Hot Chocolate Run


Grant Park Turkey Trot 5K/10K

Thanksgiving Day

9:00 a.m.

Arvey Field (1501 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, 60605)

Images from Grant Park Turkey Trot



Edison Park Turkey Trot 5K

Thanksgiving Day


Santa Hustle Chicago

Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Soldier Field (1410 Museum Campus Dr., Chicago, 60605)

Run 5K through Santa’s Rock n Light Show

Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

4:40 p.m., 4:45 p.m.

Lake County Fairgrounds (1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake, 60030)

Rep Stephens


Lifelong resident and supporter of the 20th District, Representative Bradley A. Stephens was sworn in on June 29, 2019.

Stephens concurrently serves as the CEO of one of the most successful municipalities in the nation, Rosemont, Illinois. Prior to becoming mayor, Brad Stephens served the Village of Rosemont as a member of its Board of Trustees for 18 years.