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4th ANNUAL CHICAGO RUN FUNDRAISER — “LITTLE STEPS, BIG STARS”

By: BV Staff

Chicago Run was founded in 2007 and operates and supports running programs for children and youth to fight against childhood obesity.

The organization’s mission is to promote the health and wellness of our children through innovative, engaging, and sustainable youth running programs.

Chicago Run partners with Chicago Public Schools. They support and have running programs in 50 elementary schools (including Burr in the 1st Ward), serving 12,000 students in high need communities across the cityChicago Run was founded in 2007 and operates and supports running programs for children and youth to fight against childhood obesity.

The organization’s mission is to promote the health and wellness of our children through innovative, engaging, and sustainable youth running programs.

Chicago Run partners with Chicago Public Schools. They support and have running programs in 50 elementary schools (including Burr in the 1st Ward), serving 12,000 students in high need communities across the city.

About Chicago Run

Chicago Run is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the health and wellness of Chicago children through innovative, engaging, and sustainable youth running programs.

Our vision is to enhance the health and well-being of every child in Chicago through running.

Founded in December 2007 to aid in the effort against childhood obesity, Chicago Run implements free running programs in high-need communities throughout Chicago, improving the health and uplifting the spirits of schoolchildren.

“Chicago Runners” run 15 minutes per day, three to five days per week, and are rewarded for achieving their mileage goals.  89% of our participants qualify for the Federal Free/Reduced Lunch Program. .

 

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