Help us fight Hunger

Help us to fight hunger in our communities!

We are asking both participants and spectators who are both willing and able to bring one food item to Thursday’s event to donate to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

The GCFD will have both personnel and containers on site event day to collect your generous donations.

Donated Products must be:
• In cans, cartons or bags
• Non-perishable (requires no refrigeration or freezing)
• In the original container with the original product label

Thanks in advance for helping us make a small contribution in the
Never ending fight against hunger.

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This years highlights include:

  • Très bien commemorative event shirt.
  • Merveilleux post-race party OUTSIDE adjacent to the start/finish line featuring DJ Famos with DJ Fire,Old Crow Smokehouse BBQ, Lagunitas Brewery, UBER, Handybook, Chiro One,Ice Mountain,LA Fitness and John Barleycorn!
  • Accelerated Rehabilitation will be providing pre-post race stretching
  • Chipped timed event

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The purpose of this event is to raise funds for Mercy Home for Boys & Girls. This residential child-care facility offers abused, abandoned and neglected children hope and constructive means towards forming a healthy life and future. Nine residential homes provide Mercy’s children with a healthy, nurturing environment. Mercy Home’s children receive love, shelter, clothing, education, medical care, moral values and the life skills necessary to live independently. Mercy Home is funded by private donations