This 5K puts strollers front and center with a beautiful view of the lakefront and the marina. Early-bird runners begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by stroller runners at 8:35 and stroller walkers at 8:40. All participants start by 9 a.m. Adult registrants receive goody bags with free passes from Little Beans Café and Purple Monkey Playroom, a free class from The Dailey Method, a gift from Building Blocks Toy Store, a free app from Playground Pointers, discounted race day parking from Magellan Development Group, and more. Race capacity is 500 registrants.
The event also includes a free Festival, hosted by Melissa of The Mix 101.9FM. Fit4Mom-Stroller Strides offers a warm-up show and stretch at 8 a.m. Family Festival activities run from 9 a.m. to noon and include a bouncy house and a performance by Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies. A lakefront Kids Dash takes place at10:30 a.m., with awards and a performance by School of Rock at 11 a.m.
Additional sponsors include Chicago Parent, Growing Smiles Children’s Dentistry, Red Tricycle Chicago, Goldfish Swim School, Kids' Work Chicago, Cultural Care Au Pair, Language Stars, Urbansitter, Sassy Moms in the City, Universal Sole,Immediate MD, Rock These Socks, CARA, and more great partners.
The Strollers First 5K & Festival is an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate family, fitness, and fun. To register, visit RunningGuru.com/Event/