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Event Info:

The 9th Annual Walk and Run for Wishes


A 5k Costumed Fun Walk and Run


Montrose Harbor, Chicago


CELEBRATE the magical and imaginative spirit that is Make-A-Wish by dressing up in costume. Calling all the superheroes, wizards, space adventures, historical figures, lovers of SciFi, dog-lovers and other fanciful figures to join us!


Prizes will be awarded for best adult, youth, AND dog costumes!


Date and Time:

Sunday, September 15, 2013


8:00 AM - Registration Opens

9:30 AM - Start

11:00 AM - Event Close


Start & Finish: Montrose Harbor, 4400 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60640


 
Walk and Run for Wishes Route Map

Walk and Run for Wishes Event Map


Registration Fees: $30 General Registration, $10 Children 12 and Under, Children 2 and under are Free


***Registration is $40 on the day of the event.***


Transportation & Parking To determine the best travel route via public transportation, please visit the CTA's trip planner at www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/trip_planner.aspx


Limited parking is available in the Montrose Harbor Parking Lot, Wilson and Lawrence Parking Lots and on Simonds Drive. Standard meter parking rates may apply. Exit Lake Shore Drive at Wilson Avenue, Lawrence Avenue, or Foster Avenue to access parking areas near the event start/finish line.


Participants, their families and supporters, as well as event volunteers will join together after the event to celebrate their success. Funds raised by event participants and sponsors directly benefit Make-A-Wish Illinois.


Event Location:
Montrose Harbor Grove 16

Need directions? Click here for a map


Event Schedule:

Registration: Please note that registration will open at 8:00 AM.9/15/2012 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Food and Refreshments9/15/2012 9:30 am - 11:00 am
5k Fun Walk and Run9/15/2012 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Fees:
General Registration per person: $30.00


Virtual Walker: No Fees
Virtual Walkers are participants who do not plan to attend the walk event, but want to fundraise to help make wishes come true. Virtual Walkers who raise over $100 for Make-A-Wish will receive a free Make-A-Wish t-shirt!

Children 12 and under: $10.00
Infants and Toddlers are Free

Wish Families: No Fees
Registration for wish family members that participated or will participate in the wish experience.

Rewards:

  
Participant Level
Adopt-A-Wish Reward  
Individuals who raise $6,000 or more will adopt the wish of a specific child in Illinois living with a life-threatening medical condition. Make-A-Wish will present you with a commemorative frame sharing information about the child, his/her medical condition and his/her wish experience.
   

Top Fundraiser  
Top Individual Fundraiser
Top Team Captain Fundraiser (captain whose team raised the most money)
   

Best Costume  
Best Adult costume
Best Youth costume
Best DOG costume
   

Best 5k Race  
Best Menís Time
Best Womenís Time
   

  
Team Level
Adopt-A-Wish Reward  
Teams who raise $6,000 or more will adopt the wish of a specific child in Illinois living with a life-threatening medical condition. Make-A-Wish will present you or the Team Captain with a commemorative frame sharing information about the child, his/her medical condition and his/her wish experience.
   

  
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