2019 Race to Remember Information


Saturday, May 4th 2019

Time, Location and Registration Fees

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Gold Star Families Memorial and Park

Early Bird Registration Fee for Runners, Walkers — January 2nd-January 31st - $35.00
Online Registration Fee for Runners, Walkers until April 30th, 11:55 pm:  $40.00 | Junior Joggers - Free

In Person Registration Fee at Packet Pick Up on May 2nd and 3th, 8am to 8pm, at Chicago Police Education and Training Academy:  $45.00

On-site Race Day Registration on May 4th:  $50.00

After Party:  $20.00 for ages 13 and up.  Kids 12 and under are FREE

Race Day Schedule

6:00 AM Registration
7:55 AM Invocation
7:57 AM National Anthem
7:59 AM CPD Helicopter Flyover
8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk Start
9:30 AM Junior Jog
After Party Immediately Following Completion of Your Race (Ends at 12:00 PM)
10:00 AM Awards (Main Stage)


The top three overall male, female and team finishers will receive awards as well as the top 3 fundraisers.


The Run to Remember 5K will feature the B-Tag Chrono Track timing system.

Start Wave Placement

Participants will position themselves based on expected pace using posted signs in the starting area.

Weather Policy

The Run to Remember 5k will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of participants, race officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the race. All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Packet Pickup

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM, CPD Education and Training Academy, 1300 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL
Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM, CPD Education and Training Academy, 1300 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL
No packet pickup will be available race day.


Exit Lake Shore Drive at 18th Street and you will be directed to discount parking.

Race Course

USATF Certified
One water stop on course
Course Map

Junior Jog Details

Start Time:  9:30 AM

Location:  Soldier Field Stadium Green, near the Kids Zone

Ages 2-12
2-3 year olds: 25 yards
4-6 year olds: 50 yards
7-12 year olds: 100 yards
Free entry includes youth t-shirt

After Party

Stay for the family friendly after party which takes place on site immediately following the Run to Remember. Your $20 entry includes all food, drinks and entertainment. Kids 12 and under are FREE.