This certified 5K run and walk will be along the beautiful Evanston lakefront newly paved path beginning at Sheridan Rd. and Church Street.

Please note that the race site/ start line is on the southern end of the park this year.

Directions to the race site.

From North Suburbs (Highland Park, Northbrook)
Take US-41 south, merge on to I-94 East. Take exit 34A for US-41 towards Skokie Rd. Make a slight right onto US-41/ Skokie Blvd. Turn left onto Dempster St. Make a left onto Chicago Ave. Turn right onto Church St. Take Church St to Centennial Park, corner of Church and Sheridan Rd.

From Northwest Suburbs (Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect)
Take Dempster/ US-14 east. Make a left onto Chicago Ave. Turn right onto Church St. Take Church St to Centennial Park, corner of Church and Sheridan Rd.

From West and South Suburbs (Elmhurst, Oak Lawn)
Take I-294 North towards Wisconsin. Exit at Dempster/ US-14 East. Take Dempster/ US-14 east. Make a left onto Chicago Ave. Turn right onto Church St. Take Church St to Centennial Park, corner of Church and Sheridan Rd.

From Chicago
Take US-41/ Lake Shore Drive north. Make a right onto Sheridan Rd. Continue to follow Sheridan Rd until it becomes South Blvd. Make a right onto Chicago Ave. Take Chicago Ave thru Evanston to Church St. Make a right on Church St and take that to Centennial Park, corner of Church and Sheridan Rd.

Public Transportation
There is a Purple line stop at Davis. Walk east on Davis St. Make a left on Chicago Ave. Make a right onto Church St and take that to Centennial Park, corner of Church and Sheridan Rd. The walk is roughly ¾ of a mile.

Parking
Parking is located on city streets surrounding Centennial Park. It is not recommended that you park at the Northwestern University lots as some of them have become paid lots for visitors and it may be difficult to leave depending on when you finish. There are also some paid parking lots in downtown Evanston.

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