15th Annual Run to Remember
8:00 AM08:00

15th Annual Run to Remember

Join us on May 4, 2019 for the 15th Annual Run to Remember! Over 5,000 Chicago Police Officers, their families and citizens of Chicago will come together to Never Forget those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. 
Come enjoy a family friendly event with a 5k walk/run and junior jog. After the 5k, enjoy a fun post race party! 

Registration will open January 2nd. Stay tuned for more information!


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12:01 AM00:01

24 Hour Honor Guard Vigil

  • Gold Star Families Memorial & Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Chicago Police Honor Guard will also be conducting a vigil at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park beginning Monday, April 29th, at 12:01 AM and concluding 24 hours later at 11:59 PM that same day. 

All Gold Star Family members are welcome and encouraged to come out and view this tribute to our fallen. The Honor Guard will assist anyone who wishes to bring flowers or wreaths in placing them in a ceremonial fashion. 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Special Activities Section at 312.745.5844.    

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Officer Michael Flisk Street Dedication
1:00 PM13:00

Officer Michael Flisk Street Dedication

On Sunday, December 9th, the 9900 block of South Artesian Avenue will be renamed Honorary "Officer Michael Flisk Ave". The ceremony will take place at the intersection of 100th Street & Artesian Avenue at 1:00pm. Please come out and help us remind the family of Officer Michael Flisk that we will "NEVER FORGET" them.

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Giving Tuesday
12:00 AM00:00

Giving Tuesday

Donate to CPMF on Tuesday, November 27th for #GivingTuesday.

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

CPMF is raising funds for our Operation Santa Campaign. To learn more, click here.

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Edison Park Turkey Trot
8:30 AM08:30

Edison Park Turkey Trot

Register here

Race Information

Gobble Gallop begins at 8:30 a.m.

5K Race begins at 9:30 a.m.

Beneficiaries for the 2018 Edison Park Turkey Trot

This year our committee selected three charities to benefit our first responders and service men and women. The charities are:

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation

The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to honoring the lives of our fallen heroes. The Foundation provides support and assistance to the families of Chicago police officers who are killed or catastrophically injured in the line of duty.

Ignite the Spirit

Ignite the Spirit is an ongoing charity that was created to raise funds for Chicago's firefighters, paramedics, and their families in a time of need.


SALUTE, INC. is dedicated to meeting the financial, physical, and emotional needs of injured military service members, veterans, and their families.

Online Registration Information

Take advantage of our Early Bird Special! August 20, 2018 through September 30, 2018

$20.00 for online registration for 5K race

$12.00 for online registration for Gobble Gallop runners ages 3-10

General Registration is from October 1, 2018 through November 18, 2018

$25.00 for online registration for 5K race

$15.00 for online registration for Gobble Gallop runners ages 3-10

Online registration ends Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

After Sunday, November 18, 2018, you will only be able to register in person

Packet Pick-Up and In-Person Registration Information

$25.00 for in-person registration for 5K race

$15.00 for in-person registration for Gobble Gallop runners ages 3-10

We accept cash, credit card, and check. Checks made payable to Edison Park Turkey Trot

There are three options to register in person and receive your t-shirt and race bib:

1) Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00-6:00 p.m. or

Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 11:00-5:00 p.m.

Fleet Feet - Lincoln Square
4762 N. Licoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

2) Monday, November 19, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Emerald Isle
6686 N. Northwest Highway
Chicago, IL 60631

3) Thursday, November 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving morning) from 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Registration increases to $30

Edison Park Field House
6755 N. Northwest Highway
Chicago, IL 60631

Race day registration t-shirts will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. NO additional t-shirts will be ordered for this event.

Due to the amount of participants, we cannot allow dogs in the race.

Use the hashtag #epturkeytrot on all of your social media posts!

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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First Responders Prayer Service
7:00 PM19:00

First Responders Prayer Service

On Tuesday, October 16th, the 19th Ward Youth Foundation & Catholic Charities’ Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) will host a prayer service in support of first responders at 7:00pm at the Saint Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel, 7740 S. Western Ave. We’re inviting you and your family to come together in faith and recognize the difficulties that too many of our first responders quietly struggle with. We’re all in this together and we must continue to be there for each other. 

Please share this invitation with anyone who might be interested. We hope you can join us on Tuesday, October 16th to show support for our first responders.

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Candlelight Vigil
7:30 PM19:30

Candlelight Vigil

  • Chicago Gold Star Families Memorial & Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you wish to read a loved one's name at the 2018 Candlelight Vigil, please contact the Officer Robeata Clay of the Chicago Police Department by email only at robeata.clay@chicagopolice.org and let Officer Clay know which name you would like to read.  Requests will be accepted by email only.  Officer Clay will confirm with you directly, and on the date of the Vigil, you will meet CPD personnel by the Water Wall at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park at 7:15 pm to be seated in preparation for the Vigil.

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