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Whether you are a runner or walker, a veteran athlete or a first-timer beginning your journey, come ready to be inspired at the 6th annual Chicago Gospel Run!   

The Event includes a 5K & 10K Chip-Timed race, a 5K Walk, and a half-mile Kids Run.  Each participant will receive an Official race t-shirt, a finishers' medal, and race refreshments.   

Awards include age-category medals, and first place overall male & female finishers will receive generous runner awards from Fleet Feet South Loop.   

The Chicago Gospel Run is an event based in the community, for the community, and held on the South Side of Chicago, the birthplace of gospel music.  It's a health event for the entire family.  Join us as we take steps toward a healthy Chicago!  


Count down with us to the event on June 2nd!

Registration fees

Gospel Run 5K Run Closed

    1. Registration closed

Gospel Run 5K Walk Closed

    1. $25.00
      Dec 27 - Jan 31
    2. $30.00
      Feb 1 - Feb 28
    3. $35.00
      Mar 1 - Apr 30
    4. $40.00
      May 1 - May 30

Gospel Run 10K Race Closed

    1. $35.00
      Dec 27 - Jan 31
    2. $40.00
      Feb 1 - Mar 30
    3. $45.00
      Mar 30 - Apr 30
    4. $50.00
      Apr 30 - May 29

Half-Mile Gospel Kids Run Closed

Virtual Participant Closed

Race Footage Video

Race & Packet Pick-up Details

Click here for race details on our website:  http://gospelrun.com/site/index.php/race-details

Race Day Details:
Saturday, June 2nd
Oakwood/39th Street Beach
4100 S. Lake Shore Drive

Packet pick-up Details:
Fleet Feet Sports - South Loop
Roosevelt Collection
150 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60605

Packet Pick-Up Dates:
Thursday, May 31 - 3pm - 8pm
Friday, June 1st - noon - 8pm

Please join our online communities on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @gospelrun

Event Schedule

  • June 2 7:00 AM CDT - Pre-Race Gospel Party

  • June 2 8:00 AM CDT - 5K Race

  • June 2 8:20 AM CDT - 10K Race

  • June 2 8:30 AM CDT - 5K Walk

  • June 2 9:00 AM CDT - Half-Mile Gospel Kids Run

Contact Information

Event Location

Oakwood Beach, Chicago, IL, USA

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