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5K Run/Walk

The Our Lady of the Ridge 5K Family Fun Run/Walk
is back for a second year!

Date:                         Saturday, April 29th

Time:                        6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.     Registration/Packet Pickup
                                 8:00 a.m.                        5K Run Begins
                                 8:10 a.m.                        5K Walk Begins
                                 9:00 a.m. (approximate)  Kids Dash
   Post-race Family Party and Awards!

Price/Run & Walk:     $30 by April 1;  $40 after April 1 (please note: convenience fee will apply)
Price/Kids Dash:        $10 by April 1;  $15 after April 1 (please note: convenience fee will apply)

                      (use promo code JOKE to get $5 off before 11:59 p.m. on April 1!)

The day begins with a chip-timed run (or untimed walk) through the friendly streets of Chicago Ridge. The course has one water station, a first aid station, and all pre-registered participants for the run/walk will receive a t-shirt. (T-shirt cannot be guaranteed for those who register on the day of the event.) First 25 kids registered for the Kids Dash will receive shirts, too.

Awards will be given for the following age groups:

After the run/walk, stay for the fun at our post race party!

Plus Fat Tommy's will be on hand selling their award winning hot dogs and other treats!

Questions? Contact Race Coordinator Christina Lavin, 708-903-7390 or

Packet Pickup: 
We'll be offering packet pickup on Friday, April 28th from 6 - 8 p.m. in the lobby of the school, 10859 S Ridgeland Ave, Chicago Ridge.
Packets can also be picked up on the day of the 5K beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Participants are welcome to park in the south lot of the parish, located at 109th and Ridgeland. Additional parking is available at the American Legion Post parking lot, located at 108th and Ridgeland. Street parking is also available on side streets that aren't blocked off for the event.

Complimentary post-race snacks will be available for participants, courtesy of Pete's Market, Our Lady of the Ridge families, and Body Armor Super Drink. Fat Tommy's will also be on hand, selling their award-winning hot dogs and other tasty treats.

Family Fun:
We've got a great event planned with music to pump you up, along with face painting and a bounce house for the kids. We'll also have raffles, so bring a little extra pocket money if you're interested in checking those out!

Please thank our generous sponsors who have made this event possible.


Father Wayne Svida

The Meslar Family

In Memory of Jacalyn M. Doligale, Class of 1983

The Garcia Family

The Murphy Family
The Dillon Family

The Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help