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2022 MONSTER 5K/3K

Join us as we run/walk 5K/3k to support young leaders from Chicago’s most under-resourced communities who are affected by violence in their communities. Register to get a 5K Medal!

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2022 MONSTER 5K/3K
2022 MONSTER 5K/3K

Time & Location

Sep 10, 2022, 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM CDT

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

About the event

Help us reach our $10,000 Goal!

Join us as we run/walk 5K to support young leaders from Chicago’s most under-resourced communities affected by violence on September 10th, 2022.

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 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 an MEF Nalgene Water Bottle

$150: Everything above plus an MEF hoodie

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

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1st Place Prizes for

(5K Participants)

* age 12 & under male and female

* age 13-17 male and female

* age 18-54 male and female

* age 55 & above male and female

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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 race will continue to grow the scholarships of our Monster Scholars, develop their leadership skills and prepare them for post secondary education.

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


  • 10 minutes

    Check-In and pick up your Tshirt!

    Main Stage

  • 10 minutes

    Opening Remarks

    Main Stage
3 more items available

Tickets

  • Individual Registration

    Medal plus T-shirt with Raffle ticket

    $35.00
    Sale ended
  • Family Registration

    Medal and goody bag for each member (any number) plus T-shirt for each member and one Nalgene Water Bottle

    $150.00
    Sale ended
  • Indiv +

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

    $55.00
    Sale ended
  • Indiv. + +

    Medal plus T-shirt plus Nalgene Water Bottle plus MEF hoodie from the Not Just Talk online Shop! with Raffle ticket

    $105.00
    Sale ended
  • "Virtual" Participant

    I CANNOT make it live to the event on 9/10th, 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
    Sale ended
  • $10 Shipping Fee (if needed)

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

    $10.00
    Sale ended
  • DONATION

    $25.00
    Sale ended
  • 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
    Sale ended
  • DONATION

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

    Pay what you want
    Sale ended
  • 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
    Sale ended

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