Spring is on its way to Chicagoland, and what better way to greet it than on the run? So lace up the old joggers, grab the kids and head to these little-feet-friendly races.
Bring your ilttle Cubbie along a romp around Wrigleyville. This 5K ends with a dash through the lower level of the stadium and runners come out under the famous marquee. Even if your kids aren't quite at 5K level, this is quickly becoming one of the season's hottest non-baseball events.
After the finish line, activities in County Line Square include breakfast, cookie decorating (cookies provided by Kirsten's Danish Bakery in Burr Ridge), a moon jump and professional jugglers, with all proceed benefetting the Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital.
The 10K length is definitely adult-only, but running gets you admission to the 1,700-acre grounds, including the arboretum's award-winning Children's Garden.