31st Annual New Year's Day 5k Run/Walk

new years day run

What better way to ring in the New Year than on healthy footing at the 31st Annual New Year’s Day 5k Run/Walk in Chicago? Located less than 2 miles from Broughton’s City Suites Hotel, get a head start on your New Year’s resolution and book your stay now!


About the 31st Annual New Year’s Day 5k Run/Walk

An estimated 1,500 people will grab their running shoes and hit the streets on New Year’s Day to participate in the first race of 2016. A favorite of fitness enthusiasts everywhere, this is the 31st year that the run has taken place in the Windy City. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Lake View Citizen’s Council: a non-profit neighborhood organization serving the Lakeview community. An after party will take place at Select Cut Steakhouse on N. Halsted Street. Highlights of the party include trophies and raffles prizes, along with a complimentary drink to those participants 21 years and older.


Runners are asked to register online before December 24th to receive pre-event pricing specials: Tickets for the 5k Fun Run/Walk are $25; increasing to $30 if you are interested in the Chip-timed Run. Breakfast options are also available for an additional $15 to your ticket price. All price options increase by $10 on the day of the race. If you are one of the first 1,500 runners to sign up, you are guaranteed a Sport-Tek technical commemorative long sleeve T-shirt, so don’t forget to register soon!


Pre-Registration and packet pickup will take place on Saturday, December 26 from 11am-6pm and Tuesday, December 29 from 4pm-8pm at Road Runner Sports. Event day registration starts at 9:30am at a location near Stockton and LaSalle Drives. See a map of the complete running course here.




31st Annual New Year’s Day 5k Run/Walk

Where: Lincoln Park- Chicago, IL

When: Friday, January 1 @ 11am



Where to Stay


City Suites

A sleek, retro property characterized by its unique Art deco style.

933 West Belmont, Chicago, IL. 773.404.3100