Race for a Safe State: A 5K Run, Walk and Roll




Online registration is closed. Register onsite beginning at 4:30.

Silhouettes of a runner, wheelchair racer and walkerFriday, May 1, 2009
Grant Park
At intersection of S. Columbus and E. Balbo drives

Race Day Schedule
4:30 p.m. registration begins
6:30 p.m. race begins

Registration Fees
Adult registration: $35
Youth 12 & under: free with participating adult

Registration fee includes technical shirt and goodie bag.

Team and Individual Fundraising
Show your support for Chicago Foundation for Women and its commitment to the health of women and girls by pledging to fundraise for Race for a Safe State. While not required to participate, fundraising has a significant impact on the success of this event, and helps the Foundation with the crucial resources it needs to serve our community. By building a fundraising page, you can solicit donations from family, friends and co-works quickly and easily. Personalize your page with your own message and photos, and track your progress as an individual or team.

The top fundraiser for this year’s race will receive two United Airlines tickets to anywhere in the continental U.S., and all participants who raise at least $100 are entered into a drawing for another pair of tickets.

Race for a Safe State is USATF certified. Click here to view the course map.

Parking available at Grant Park South Garage (enter at Michigan Avenue between Van Buren and Adams)

Gear Check
Gear check available free of charge

Register to volunteer here or call 312-577-2827 for more information.

Marketing and Sponsorship Opportunities
By sponsoring Race for a Safe State, you send a powerful message that you want to make a difference in the lives of women and girls. Be a part of Chicago Foundation for Women’s most rapidly growing event. Click here to view sponsorship opportunities, or contact Mariah Pearl Cunnick, director of annual fund and special events, at 312-577-2827 or mcunnick@cfw.org.

Proceeds will benefit Chicago Foundation for Women’s mission to provide all women and girls with the opportunity to live in safe, just and healthy communities.

Chicago Foundation for Women proudly recognizes our generous sponsors supporting the Race for a Safe State: A 5K Run, Walk and Roll

Supporting Sponsor

Mile Marker Sponsor


 In-Kind Sponsors