About Gospel Run

About Gospel Run

Whether you are a runner or walker, a veteran athlete or a first-timer beginning your journey, come ready to be inspired at the Chicago Gospel 5K!   The Event includes a 5K Chip-Timed race, a 5K Walk, and a half-mile Kids Run.  Each participant will receive an Official race t-shirt and race refreshments.  The Chicago Gospel 5K is an event based in the community, for the community, and held on the South Side of Chicago.

The Chicago Gospel Run unites gospel enthusiasts, runners, and walkers from across the Midwest and beyond in fellowship, fitness, and fun.  The race course includes gospel music at the starting line, at the finish, and along the course to keep you inspired every step of the way!  This is an event the entire family will enjoy and remember for years to come.

African Americans suffer disproportionately from nearly every major disease. African-Americans have the highest mortality rate of any ethnic group for all cancers combined, are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes as whites, 40% more likely to have high blood pressure, 60% more likely to have a stroke, and 30% more likely to die from heart disease. With devastating levels of stress and depression, isolated communities concentrated in food deserts, and an increasingly sedentary America, there is much to tackle.  Moving forward together, we CAN begin to heal - one step at a time.

Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers. 3 John 1:2

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