Event Day Info
Attracting more than 2,500 participants annually, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago is one of the most visible, longstanding, and recognizable events in the Chicagoland area. People of all ages, races, and backgrounds come together each year in a massive, powerful, and inspiring demonstration of compassion and action.
Pre-registration Fees back to top
(available through September 16 11:59 p.m.)
$30 - Online 5K Walker Registration
$40 - Online 5K or 10K Runner Registration
*Registrations submitted offline will be subject to a $5 processing fee
Race Day Registration Fees back to top
(available on September 23 at Soldier Field)
$50 - 5K Walker Registration
$50 - 5K and 10K Runner Registration (runners will not be chip timed)
*Exact payment due. No change will be given for cash fee registrations. Credit cards accepted.
Opening Ceremonies & Race Start Times back to top
EVENT DAY TIMELINE
9:00 a.m. Team Captain and Sponsor Arrival/Set Up
9:30 a.m. Packet Pick Up/Registration Opens
Opening Ceremonies Begin
10:25 a.m. Runners enter corrals
10:35 a.m. 5K and 10K Runs Begin
10:50 a.m. Walk Begins
11:30 a.m. MillerCoors' Beer Garden Opens
12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies
Awards for Top Runners
The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display
1:00 p.m. Event Ends
Dogs and strollers are allowed on the course. Course is wheelchair accessible.
Social Media: Please use #AIDSRUNWALKCHI while you train and fundraise!
Getting There/Parking back to top
Soldier Field is located at 1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605. AIDS Run & Walk takes place on the SE lawn outside the stadium.
Parking will be available in the Waldron Garage, accessible via Museum Campus Drive and 18th Drive. Parking is $20 per car.
Note: Lakeshore Drive will be closed from 31st Street south to 63rd Street from 6:30a, - 11:30a for the Chicago Half Marathon. CLICK HERE for a full list of times and closures on Sunday, September 23rd.
Waldron Drive will be closed to traffic for the event.