Race Details

Race Details



Race Date

Saturday, June 3, 2017


Oakwood Beach in Burnham Park
39th Street & Lakeshore Drive
1099 East Oakwood Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653
Note:  The entire race course and race site are on the lakefront, EAST of Lake Shore Drive. 

Packet Pick-up 

Thursday, June 1st - 3pm-8pm
Friday, June 2nd - noon-8pm
Holy Angels Church
615 E Oakwood Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653

Bring your photo ID and/or Confirmation code to pick up your packet.  If you would like a friend to pick up your packet, you must provide them with your confirmation form and/or code. 

Race Day Schedule

  • 7am - Pre-Race Gospel Pre-Party
  • 8am - Half-Mile Gospel Kids Run
  • 8:30 - 5K Run
  • 8:35 - 5K Walk
  • Fellowship Festival & Concert

Official Race Parking Lots & Free Race Shuttles

Event organizers will offer free shuttles from 6:45am-11:30am from the following designated locations:

Monumental Baptist Church - 729 E Oakwood Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653  (Lot will be free to Gospel Run participants)

Holy Angels School - 750 E 40th St, Chicago, IL 60653  (Lot will be free to Gospel Run participants)

31st Street Beach Parking Lot (Paid lot.  Shuttle will pick up participants from payment kiosks located throughout the lot)

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

Servicing bus routes include:

  • #39 Pershing (Lake Park & Oakwood)
  • #43 (Oakenwald & 43rd Street)
  • #4 Cottage Grove (Cottage Grove & Pershing)


The race site (39th Street Beach) Parking Lot will be available for Uber, Taxi, or Team Bus drop-offs.



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