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2021 MONSTER 5K/3K Run/Walk

We're back LIVE! Join us as we run/walk 5K to support young, promising leaders from Chicago’s most under-resourced communities affected by violence. Register to get a 5K Medal! Make a donation for additional incentives

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2021 MONSTER 5K/3K Run/Walk
2021 MONSTER 5K/3K Run/Walk

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2021, 7:00 AM – 9:15 AM CDT

Wheeling, 100 Community Blvd, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA

About the event

We're Back Live--- (or online too!)

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 on September 18th, 2021.

Monster 5K 

Celebration and Raffle right after the race @ 8:50am.

Awesome prizes!

Registration is $35! 

Same Day Registration: $40

Additional incentives for additional donations.

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.

Registration Incentives:

$35: Medal, T-Shirt and raffle ticket

$100: Everything above plus a Neko Water Bottle

$150: Everything above plus an MEF hoodie

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

IF YOU ARE PARTICIPATING VIRTUALLY: 

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 and walking 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!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY -- RUN ON YOUR OWN ANYWHERE!!

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

Schedule


  • 30 minutes

    Check-In and pick up your Tshirt!

    Main Stage

  • 30 minutes

    Warm Up Dance!

    Main Stage
2 more items available

Tickets

  • $35: T-shirt and Raffle ticket

    Medal plus T-shirt with Raffle ticket

    $35.00
  • $100: plus Neko water bottle

    Medal plus T-shirt plus Neko Water Bottle with Raffle ticket

    $100.00
  • $150: plus MEF hoodie

    Medal plus T-shirt plus Neko Water Bottle plus MEF hoodie (personalization optional) from the Not Just Talk online Shop! with Raffle ticket

    $150.00
  • "Virtual" Participant

    I CANNOT make it live to the event on 9/18th, but I still want to run a 5K for MEF! This ticket includes the delivery of an MEF T-shirt by mail or hand delivery plus a medal if you run the 5K! (If you do the 3K, you just get the T-shirt). Please give a donation for shipping cost if you can. :)

    $35.00
  • $10 Shipping Fee (if needed)

    Only add if you want items shipped to you instead of pick up

    $10.00
  • Family Registration

    Medal and goody bag for each member plus T-shirt for each member and one Neko Water Bottle

    $150.00
  • DONATION

    $25.00
  • DONATION

    I can't make it to the Monster 5K but I still want to make Monster Impact with the runners and walkers!

    $50.00
  • EVENT SPONSOR

    I'd love to sponsor the Monster 5K because I want our business to invest in young leaders in the City of Chicago. Your business will be thanked on social media, on our banquet booklets, as well as on stage at the Monster 5K. Please donate here or contact us directly via monsteredfound@gmail.com.

    $1,000.00

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