BASTILLE DAY 5K & 8K RUN/WALK

BASTILLE DAY 5K & 8K RUN/WALK

Wed, July 14, 2021

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EVENT DETAILS


Date(s) Wed, July 14, 2021
Event Time(s)
Location On Cannon Drive at Fullerton Pkwy, Chicago
2410 N Cannon Dr.
Chicago IL

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BASTILLE DAY 5K & 8K RUN/WALK

Excusez mon français!  Whether you’re trying to pass a fellow runner or walker or attempting to speak the Language of Love, we’re ready to bring back this summer classic celebrating summer!  Welcome back the Bastille Day 5K & 8K Run/Walk to Lincoln Park.  While this race may have started in the West Loop, it’s true home is in Lincoln Park.  

Bastille Day itself is the common term used by English-speaking countries for French National Day.  It is the anniversary of Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a turning point of the French Revolution.  In France, they celebrate with fireworks over the Eiffel Tower and aerobatic displays from the French Air Force.  

So join us for the fête nationale!

How to Register

Your registration fee includes an official short-sleeve dri-fit T-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing (in-person run only) and bib number.

REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, JUNE 7!

5K Registration Fees
June 7 to June 11: $29.99
June 12 - Race Day:  $34.99
Packet Mailing: $15 (ends July 5)

8K Registration Fees
June 7 to June 11: $34.99
June 12 - Race Day:  $44.99
Packet Mailing: $15 (ends July 5)

Registration & Packet Pick-Up Information

Fleet Feet Old Town
1706 N Wells St, Chicago

Tuesday & Wednesday, July 13-14
Noon to 7pm Daily

Race Course

Coming soon!

Parking & Public Transportation

Parking can be difficult in this area.  There is street parking available on Cannon Drive and Stockton.  Paid lots include the Lincoln Park Zoo lot near the lagoon or the Diversey Harbor lot just north of the event site.

Public transportation is plentiful!  Visit the CTA website HERE to plan your route today.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

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