Young Associates Board (YAB) 20th Annual Run for Gus is a run/walk event supporting pediatric brain tumor treatment and research at Lurie Children’s. This year’s event will feature a 5k run, 1 mile walk, 400 meter kids race and after party celebration. All events will take place outside on Thursday, July 21 at Diversey Harbor.
5:00pm: Race site opens
6:00pm: 400 Meter Kid’s Race
6:30pm: 5K Run/1 Mile Walk
After party will begin as participants finish the run/walk.
- Race bib
- Exclusive event t-shirt
- Access to the after party
- Personalized fundraising portal
Participants can pick up their event t-shirt and race bib ahead of time at Fleet Feet Sports in Old Town.
Wednesday, July 20: 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m
Fleet Feet Sports, Old Town
1706 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL (map)
You may pick-up the bib and shirt for family, friends, or teammates.
Check back soon for further details!
On-site gear check will be available for all participants.
Parking and Public Transportation
Limited street parking is available on Cannon Drive. We recommend the use of the various public lots surrounding Lincoln Park and Diversey Harbor.
CTA Brown and Purple Lines: Exit at Diversey stop; take 76 Bus east towards Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum; walk to 2430 North Cannon Drive.
For more information on public transportation, visit transitchicago.com.
After Party presented by C.H. Robinson
Enjoy complimentary food, beverages, music, and entertainment for the whole family Diversey Harbor!
Online registration will close on July 19 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). You may still register for the event at packet pick-up and/or on race day. Registration rates will increase to $10 at packet pick-up on July 20 and race day on July 21.
We can’t wait to see you again! Our number one priority as we return to in-person events is the safety of all our guests, including many care providers and parents of at-risk children. The following requirements will be enforced at Run for Gus:
- All guests ages 5 and up must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.*
- All guests, regardless of age, must complete a symptom screening 72 hours in advance of the event.
- All guests, regardless of age, must sign and accept the Participation Terms and Conditions, including the Waiver of Liability. Parents/guardians will sign on behalf of minors when registering.
- As an outdoor event, masking will not be required, but participants are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when socially distancing is not possible.
We will be adhering to all CDC, IDPH, and CDPH or applicable local guidelines for capacity restrictions, face covering/masking, food and drink service, hand hygiene, cleaning, and social distancing. Participants and attendees must agree to comply with (i) all applicable law, (ii) the current recommendations and guidance regarding COVID-19 issued by the CDC and applicable public health authorities, and (iii) all rules of the venues and hosts. In addition, this event is following the venue’s specific requirements for staff and guest safety.
*Consistent with City of Chicago guidelines, we will allow religious exemptions and medical exemptions that have been substantiated by a licensed physician. Attendees that qualify for an exemption may only attend the event if they have received a negative COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours before the event. Reach out to event coordinator for more information.