Online and Offline Registration for the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago is now closed.
Please register at the event on Saturday, October 1 at the Day of Event/Last Minute Registration Booth by 8 a.m.
Let’s Get Moving...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Since its inception in 2001, more than 20,000 participants, raising more than $3 million net, have converged in Grant Park to get moving against HIV/AIDS. Join the fight with thousands of others in 2011 and help the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) raise more than $500,000 net!
It's never too early to start fundraising. If you need assistance please call (312) 922-2322.
Day of Event Details:
Thank you for participating in the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago! The AIDS Foundation of Chicago looks forward to your participation in what will be the best AIDS Run & Walk to date. On Saturday, October 1, many of you will join your family, friends, and colleagues and reaffirm that stopping AIDS is possible. Whether you are walking or running, you are making a difference by showing up, raising much needed support, and raising awareness about HIV/AIDS.
Please review the following details about this year’s AIDS Run & Walk Chicago. There have been significant changes from the past!
LOCATION OF AIDS RUN & WALK CHICAGO
Upper Hutchinson Field, Grant Park, Chicago
Cross Streets: Southwest Corner of Balbo and Columbus
Walking/Running Course Route Maps: COMING SOON!
TIMELINE FOR THE DAY
Please note! The AIDS Run & Walk begins considerably earlier this year! It is essential that every runner and walker register and be at the start line on time!
7:00 a.m. Pre-Registration Packet Pick Up-- If you have not received your t-shirt and bib, please arrive by 8 a.m.
Service Providers Council Tent
Health & Fitness Village
8:15 a.m. Day of Event Registration Closes
8:30 a.m. 5K Run Starts
8:45 a.m. 10K Run Starts
9 a.m. Walkers Start
Day of Event Registration Opens for those who have not registered before Wednesday, September 28. Note, runners who register the day of the event will not be chip-timed.
PARKING--Due to vehicular traffic re-routes the day of the event, we recommend parking garages in Grant and Millennium Parks. Click here for parking information.
Click here for a map of additional parking near the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago
STATE STREET CLOSURE, SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 2--State Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Friday, September 30 until Sunday, October 3. Please plan your traffic route to the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago accordingly. CTA bus routes will be affected. Click here for updated CTA Announcements. CTA trains will continue operating as scheduled. Please allow enough time to navigate through this area.
ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE EVENT
Main Stage Course
Nehemiah Akbar Lakeside Pride Freedom Band
Yale Middle School Dance Club Cheer Chicago
Visionaire Yale Elementary School Cheerleading Squad
Parker Academy DJ Harry T of Underground Techniques
NAVE Color Blind Celebrations: DJ Casper
Windy City Cowboys Inaside Dance
Adam Emil Chicago Spirit Brigade
American Airlines Cellit Mobile Marketing
Chicago Department of Public Health DJ Casper and Color Blind Celebrations
Exelon Gilead Sciences
Janssen Therapeutics Northrop Grumman
PepsiCo Polo Café & Catering
Sara Lee Foundation Chicago Special Events Management
ViiV Healthcare Walgreens
Greater Than AIDS
WGN9--The CW GRAB Magazine
Go Pride Windy City Media Group
WGCI 97.1 The Drive
100.3 Chicago's Rewind 104.3 K Hits
Runners times will be posted two hours after the event. Details coming soon!
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 1!