5K Run/Walk, Kids’ Mile, and Kids' Dash

October 15, 2023 at 8 am

University of Chicago Quad, 1100 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637


Our family-friendly event supports groundbreaking pediatric research and patient care programs at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital. We encourage participants to create a fundraising page to raise money to help make a difference for kids and earn fundraising prizes.

Here's the schedule for this year's race in Hyde Park:

  • 8:00a.m. – Pre-Race Program Begins
  • 8:30a.m. – Pre-Race Group Stretch
  • 9:00a.m. – 5K Walk/Run Begins
  • 10:00a.m. – Kids’ Mile Begins
  • 10:40a.m. – Kids’ Dash Begins


Need help getting to the race? See parking garage maps>>
For rideshares, use 5801 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 as your destination address.

We’re counting on you to fundraise for kids by creating a race team! →

Learn more about our fundraising prizes here. →



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 5K RUN/WALK: $45

 >> A timed 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk through UChicago's Campus in Hyde Park. 
 >> Runners and walkers will receive a T-shirt. 
 >> Runners will be eligible for age-group awards.

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 KIDS' MILE: $20

 >> A one-mile run/walk for children ages 7-14. The event is timed. 
 >> Children will be eligible for age-group awards.
 >> Children will receive a T-shirt and a medal.

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>> A 50-foot run/walk for children ages 1-6.                                                                           
>> Children will receive a T-shirt and medal. 

 Thank you to our sponsors who help make

 the RBC Race for the Kids at Comer Children's possible. 

Title Sponsor

     RBC lighter blue logo


Presenting Sponsor

       Tricoci Salon Spa logo   

Remoc Sponsor

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Steelhead logo

Spirit Sponsor


Gray Partners LLC logo

Joanne Sells Chicago logo

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Barb Rapp
 Kathy Buck & Kevin Preloger

The Rowe Family

Youan and Youning


Energy Sponsor

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Pure Insurance logo 


          USNI logo                

Friend Sponsor     
KICS FC logo    
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