8:00 am - 11:00 am
About the Event:
Join us for the annual Edgewater 5k Run/1mi Walk, the only race course that includes Sheridan Road and the lakefront path! The Edgewater 5k raises money for all schools in the 48th Ward, both private and public. Your investment in today’s students is an investment in the future, as many of the 48th Ward graduates stay in the community. Since the race began in 2014 we have raised $15,000 for 48th Ward schools.
The race route begins at Loyola University’s new St. Ignatius Community Plaza at Rosemont and Kenmore and heads east to Sheridan Road. From there the runners will head south in a rare opportunity to run in the street, as they are dwarfed by the towering lakefront high rise buildings! The route turns east at Ardmore to the northernmost part of the scenic lakefront path, heading south past Kathy Osterman Beach. Rounding the corner near the Foster Beach concessions, the route meanders along the lakefront before turning around and heading back through the park. Runners head north on Sheridan Road with the finish line on Rosemont.