Registration is now open at ILoveRuns.com for a new lakefront PRIDE 5K run/walk that will take place Thursday, June 26. Star Events is sponsoring the event.
In an effort to plus-up the fun and to further unite the community, everyone is encouraged to register with a partner. Those who "couple up" will each receive a special $5 registration discount.
The new race, produced by Star Events, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. near the lakefront at Fullerton Avenue and Lake Shore Drive. Awards will be given for the top individual finishers and the top pairs. A post-race party near Diversey Harbor, featuring DJ Adam LeBlanc of the popular local band Sixteen Candles, will immediately follow the race and last until 10 p.m.
The $50 individual registration fee includes a limited edition T-shirt designed by Chicago's Borris Powell of AIDS book at
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The PRIDE 5K race will benefit the new Center on Halsted Senior Center, set to open this fall. Packet pick-up will take place on Friday, June 20 ( 6-10 p.m. ), and Saturday, June 21 ( 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ), at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., in the gymnasium on the second floor.
For more information and to register, visit ILoveRuns.com .