You'd be hard-pressed to find a major U.S. city more closely associated with St. Patrick's Day celebrations than Chicago. The 13th Annual St. Paddy's 5K & 8K Run/Walk a spring favorite among Chicago's running community is an excellent way to kick off your 2013 outdoor running season!
Competitive-timed 5K & 8K runs will help to jump-start the outdoor running season with the first 8K of 2013.
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day! Celebrate fitness and achievement with a festival flair and kick off the holiday weekend by participating in Lincoln Park's only St. Paddy's Run! Post event enjoy an Irish-themed area where participants and sponsors will party to Irish entertainment and authentic refreshments. Live music both before and after the runs will be a great way to start your St. Patrick's weekend.
As if all this isn't enough, all runners get a complementary drink after the race.