Sept. 14-19th | Anywhere!

2020 MONSTER 5K

Join us as we run/walk 5K to support young, promising leaders from Chicago’s most under-resourced communities affected by violence. Run anywhere you'd like: Your neighborhood, a nearby park, or even inside your home! Register for FREE and get a 5K Medal! Make a donation for additional incentives

Time & Location

Sept. 14-19th
Anywhere!

About the Event

Help us reach our $5,000 Goal!

Join us as we run/walk 5K to support young leaders from Chicago’s most under-resourced communities affected by violence September 14th-19th.

Monster 5K Celebration and Raffle on Saturday, September 19th @ 9:00am.

Awesome prizes!

Registration is FREE! 

Additional donations for incentives

Although we may not be able to physically be together, we need your support now more than ever as we fundraise to raise compassionate servant leaders in our Chicago communities that need it the most.

Raffle on Facebook Live on Saturday, September 19th @ 9:00am https://www.facebook.com/MonsterEducationFoundation

Registration Incentives:

Free: Medal and goody bag

$35: Everything above plus T-Shirt and raffle ticket

$100: Everything above plus a Neko Water Bottle

$150: Everything above plus a MEF hoodie

$150 Family Registration: Each member gets a T-Shirt and Medal plus one Neko Water Bottle

Pick up items at 9345 Tripp Ave. in Skokie!

Schedule your pick up time @ 773-306-9655 any time this week!

You can choose to have the items shipped to you with an additional $10 shipping fee (please select the $10 shipping option during registration)

Proceeds from this year’s virtual race will continue to grow the scholarships, servant-leadership, and college preparation of our Monster Scholars living in Chicago’s South and West sides.

Monster Education Foundation thanks you in advance for running to support our vision to see every Monster Scholar positively impact his or her community, complete high school, and get accepted into an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

Every dollar counts!

5K = 3.1 Miles

Here are some great routes to run in the Chicagoland area (from Fleetfeet.com):

Bloomingdale Trail (The 606)

  • Location: Chicago
  • Length: 2.7 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Concrete

Woods Trail

  • Location: Elk Grove
  • Length: 12.6 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt

Casey Trail (North & South)

  • Location: Libertyville, IL
  • Length: ~ 4 miles
  • Trail Map (North): View
  • Trail Map (South): View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed Limestone

Chicago Lakefront Trail

  • Location: Chicago
  • Length: 18.5 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt/Concrete

Des Plaines River Trail

  • Location: Lake County
  • Length: 56.3 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed Stone

Fox River Trail

  • Location: Aurora
  • Length: 44 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Gander Mountain

  • Location: Antioch, IL
  • Length: 4+ miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Loose soil

Great Western Trail: DuPage County

  • Location: DuPage County
  • Length: 12 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed Stone

Great Western Trail: Kane & DeKalb Counties

  • Location: Kane, DeKalb counties
  • Length: 17 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Green Bay Trail

  • Location: Cook, Lake counties
  • Length: 8.9 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Ice Age Trail

  • Location: Eagle, WI
  • Length: 1,200 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Dirt

Illinois and Michigan Canal State Trail

  • Location: LaSalle, Grundy and Will counties
  • Length: 77.4 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

Illinois Prairie Path

  • Location: Cook, DuPage and Kane counties
  • Length: 61 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Lakewood Horse Trails

  • Location: Wauconda, IL
  • Length: 9 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Dirt

Millenium Trail & Greenway

  • Location: Mundelein, IL
  • Length: 30.7 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed stone, asphalt, and concrete

Middlefork Savanna

  • Location: Lake Forest, IL
  • Length: ~ 4 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Crushed limestone

North Branch Trail

  • Location: Cook County
  • Length: 20 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Asphalt

North Shore Channel Trail

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Length: 6.7 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Old Plank Road Trail

  • Location: Cook, Will counties
  • Length: 22 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt

Palos Trail System: Cook County Forest Preserve

  • Location: Cook County
  • Length: 25 miles (nine trail system)
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Dirt single and multi-track, asphalt.

Robert McClory Bike Path

  • Location: Lake County
  • Length: 26.5 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Rollins Savanna Loop Trail

  • Location: Grayslake, IL
  • Length: 5.4 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Gravel, grass

Salt Creek Trail

  • Location: Cook, DuPage counties
  • Length: 26.7 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt, Cinder

Skokie River Nature Preserve

  • Location: Skokie, IL
  • Length: 4 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Grass, Dirt

Thorn Creek Trail

  • Location: Cook County
  • Length: 12.8 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt

Tinley Creek Trail

  • Location: Cook County
  • Length: 18.8 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Asphalt

Veteran Acres Park (includes Stern's Woods & Wingate Prairie)

  • Location: Cook County
  • Length: ~8 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Dirt

Volo Bog

  • Location: Ingleside, IL
  • Length: 3.7 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surface: Dirt

Waterfall Glen

  • Location: DuPage County
  • Length: 9.5 miles
  • Trail Map: View
  • Trail Surfaces: Crushed Stone, Grass
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  • Free Registration: 5K Medal
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  • $10 Shipping Fee (if needed)
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  • $35: T-shirt and Raffle ticket
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  • $100: plus Neko water bottle
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  • $150: plus MEF hoodie!
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  • Family Registration
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CONTACT

9435 Tripp Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
 
Phone: 773-306-9655
Email: monsteredfound@gmail.com
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