About This Event

On Saturday, February 20th shake the winter blues and join us for the most festive race to ever hit Montrose Harbor - the Back on My Feet Chicago’s Mardi Gras Chaser 5K/10K. Let the good times roll at the ONLY 10k in the first quarter!

Join us for the only Mardi Gras race in town that also promises to be the most festive 5K/10K! There will be masks, music and motivation. The good times will then continue at the post-race party at Fat Cat, 4840 N Broadway. When you’re done flashing your speed, join us post-race starting at 10:30am to enjoy a free beer, indulge in a signature libation benefitting BoMF, dig into NOLA style brunch specials including Chicken and Waffles (Fried Chicken Breast with Banana Fosters Waffle) for $15 and Cornmeal Crusted Fried Green Tomato Po’Boy (Fried green tomatoes, Cajun remoulade, lettuce, pimento cheese, served with house cut fries) for $11. Opportunity to earm more beads buying raffle tickets for a chance to win jazzy prizes!

Need one more reason to join us? So many races are for charity... but few are for a charity that is all about running! Back on My Feet Chicago uses the power of running to help change the lives of those experiencing homelessness in our city. All proceeds from the race will support Back on My Feet in providing programming to change lives one job, house, and mile at a time.

Who: 500+ Back on My Feet friends, family and Members

When: Saturday, February 20th , 10:00am. 

Where: Montrose Harbor

What: All race participant will receive masks to be worn on race day, a swag premium and all finishers will earn beads galor.  

Race Registration: 5k $35 until Jan 31/$40 after; 10k $45 until Jan 31/$50 after. - 10K is SOLD OUT as of 2/17

Sleep in Option: $20 per person. Do you want to support Back on My Feet but don’t want to roll out of bed for the race? Then register for the Sleep in Option, you will receive the race swag but don’t have to leave the comfort of your bed.  

Sponsorship Opportunities: To learn more contact Terri Rivera at 773-697-8508 or email terri@backonmyfeet.org

For more information, please call Meredith Weber at 773-697-8508 or email meredith@backonmyfeet.org.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WE WILL HAVE RACE DAY REGISTRATION AT THE START LINE AT MONTROSE HARBOR, FOR THE 5K ONLY FROM 8:00AM TO 9:30AM COST IS $45.

Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, February 19th

Time: 10am-8pm

Location: You can pick up your packet at Fleet Feet Sports Lincoln Square - 4762 North Lincoln Avenue**PLEASE NOTE LOCATION

If you would like to pick up someone else's packet please come with their e-mail confirmation. There will be race day packet pick up as well from 8:00-9:30am. But we encourage you to get your packet in advance if possible.


Course Map

Volunteers

Volunteer with us at Back on My Feet Mardi Gras Chaser 5k/10k! Whether a runner, BoMF supporter, or simply someone who loves catching the lakefront sunrise, here’s your chance to make a difference and spend a morning with Back on My Feet Chicago. We are looking for 75 volunteers to assist with race day operations for our Mardi Gras 5k/10k.

 

Responsibilities will vary, but may include: gear check, course marshaling, water stop prep and participation, start and finish line operations, and general race assistance. No matter what role, your help will be an integral part to making the race a success!

 

Date: Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Location: Montrose Harbor

Time: 8:00am-12:00pm

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2016 Race Results

See your final race time here.

*NOTE will be available late afternoon on Saturday.