Celebrating 40 Years: the Memorial Day Ridge Run

40th Annual Memorial Day Ridge Run is May 29

Spring is right around the corner! And with it comes the Memorial Day Ridge Run. Running Excels is proud to sponsor the Beverly Area Planning Association’s 40th Annual Ridge Run on Monday, May 29, 2017. One of Chicago’s most popular foot races, the Ridge Run is an opportunity to honor our fallen military heroes and run through a beautiful historic neighborhood. Sign up now!

The Ridge Run offers a competitive 10K, a 5K run/walk, and a Youth Mile in the center of the Ridge Historic District. The 5K and 10K routes include Chicago’s highest hill. All races begin and end at at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr., Chicago. The 10K starts at 8:00 am, the youth mile at 8:10, and the 5K at 9:30. For more information, visit the official Ridge Run site.

The day’s events include live entertainment, food, a Memorial Day parade, a Memorial Day service, and community networking immediately following the races and awards ceremonies. There will also be children’s activities including a Tot Run, petting zoo, bounce house, and more.