Mission Statement

Seeking volunteers for a community running pogram that provides free community runs in local parks. Volunteers are needed on Saturday's nearly year round from 8am to 10:15am. Please sign-up directly at www.gorunchicago.org or https://www.cararuns.org/volunteer.

'Go Runs are organized, timed, FREE 1 Mile and 5K runs in local parks with the objective of activating neighborhood parks, building communities and encouraging active lifestyle through running and volunteerism. 'Go Runs aim to become a core part of neighborhood culture, encouraging organic community engagement at, and long after, each run. 

We are hosting 'Go Runs almost every Saturday at 9:00am from February to November. The location changes each week. Loctations include:

Big Marsh Park (Chicago)

Calumet Park (Chicago)

Chicago River Trail / Clark Park (Chicago)

Columbus Park (Chicago)

Douglas Park (Chicago)

Garfield Park (Chicago)

Horner Park (Chicago)

Humboldt Park (Chicago)

Lake Arlington (Arlington Heights)

Lake Katherine (Palos Heights)

Marquette Park (Chicago)

River Park (Chicago)

Sunset Park (Arlington Heights)

Warren Park (Chicago)

Washington Park (Chicago)

63rd Street Beach Park (Chicago)

606 Trail / Walsh Park (Chicago)

‘Go Runs are open to everyone who is interested in coming out to their neighborhood park to race, run, jog, walk or volunteer. Long-time runners, newcomers, families and children are invited to take part.  The volunteers at each ‘Go Run are as important to the mission of the program as are the runners and walkers. Volunteers are not only needed to help support each run, but also to encourage greater community engagement at each ‘Go Run.

Volunteers will receive detailed instructions prior to their volunteer date.  

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