2013 APWA Congress 5k Fun Run / 2-Mile Walk
Event Date
Aug 27, 2013
Registration Dates
Jan 1, 2012toAug 26, 2013
Grant Park - Lakefront Trail
Lake Shore Drive north of Balbo Ave, Chicago, IL
WHO: All runners are invited.  You don't need to be registered for the APWA Congress to run, although you should consider it! More about Congress at www.apwa.net/congress

WHAT: There are 3 ways to register - Individual 5k Run/Walk, Individual 2 mile Walk, and a Team 5k (all runners run full 5k). 

WHERE: Across Lakeshore Drive from the Buckingham Fountain.  Check these links for walking directions from the Congress Hotels:
From Palmer House Hilton - Distance: 0.83 mi
From Hilton Chicago - Distance: 0.58 mi

WHEN: Bright and early the morning of Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Registration/Check-In opens at 7 a.m. and race starts at 7:30 a.m. before the Chicago summer sun gets too hot!

ENTRY FEE: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION HAS ENDED.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT REGISTERING AFTER AUGUST 13 DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU A T-SHIRT.  Individual Registration - $35/runner, $10/child (18 and under), $125/four-person team.

REGISTER: Register here online with a credit card or download the attached form and mail it in with a check to the address on the form.  Please be sure to include an e-mail address to receive information and updates.

AWARDS: Awards will be announced post-race and on the Congress exhibit show floor the afternoon of August 27. At a minimum, awards will be given to the top three male runners, the top three female runners, and the best combined team time.  The more sponsorships, the more awards!

SWAG: Registration will include a technical t-shirt, race bib, gear check bag, water stop, post race refreshments, sponsor donations, and more!  The more sponsorships, the more fun!

Looking for a way for your company to help sponsor something at Congress?  Because t-shirts have been ordered, the final remaining sponsorship opportunity is the 10k Sponsorship Level , which allows your organization to provide materials/giveaways in the race goody bags.  Contact Zach Matyja at zmatyja@rjn.com or 630.682.4700 x310 if your organization is interested in sponsoring.  SPONSORSHIP ENDS ON 8/16 AS GOODY BAGS WILL BE FILLED ON THAT DATE.

VOLUNTEER: Not interested in running but want to Volunteer?  Click here or contact Rachel below!

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions please contact Rachel Lang at rachel@cammidwest.com or 630.631.2854.

SPONSORS: Special thank you to our race sponsors to date: Phoenix Civil Engineering, Corrective Asphalt Materials, RJN Group, Hancock Engineering, and Road ID!
Aug 27
7:00 AM
7:30 AM
Race Registration & Check-In
Location: Across Lakeshore Drive from the Buckingham Fountain
Aug 27
7:30 AM
9:00 AM
5k Run and 2 Mile Walk
Location: Lakefront Trail
Rachel Lang
803 Western Ave
Geneva, IL 60134
phone: 630.631.2854
email: rachel@cammidwest.com
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