FAITH & FITNESS 5Krun/walk & 10K run

Exercise Your Faith!

Elijah Road Racing (dba of Elijah Running Club, Inc.) invites you to “keep moving by Faith” at our Faith and Fitness 5k/10k Race! Voted "Best 5k/10k Race in the Midwest" by Competitor Magazine, this Event's purpose is to promote active faith, good health and wellness in our communities.

The Faith and Fitness 5K/10K is an out-and-back course. It is set in beautiful Jackson Park, near the historic Hyde Park area in the peak of autumn. The Race begins at 63rd and South Lake Shore Drive and then proceeds out onto the scenic Lakefront path heading North. 

 This flat and fast USATF certified course rolls past iconic Chicago landmarks like the Museum of Science and Industry, Promontory Point and Hyde Park. All of this and more is to the west while you take in breathtaking views of Lake Michigan to the East. 

The Race registration includes a tech t-shirt (First 200 entrants will be entered into a drawing for a great prize), finisher medal and post-race Faith and Fitness Health Fair featuring wellness providers and fun activities.

A select number of entries are available and with the excitement over this Event, we are sure to Sell Out! REGISTER NOW to ensure your spot!




Saturday, October 1st, 2016, 10:00am


Jackson Park, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL


$40-5K per individual, online/site pre-registration

$50-10K per individual, online/site pre-registration

Chip Timing for All 5K/10K Runners!  

Free TECH Shirt 

Free Finishers’ Medal 


Food and Beverages will be provided to all Race Runners & Walkers!  Music, Vendor Samples, and more!

Packet Pick-Up

Here is the information for your race shirt/swag bag pickup:

When: Friday, September 30th, 1pm - 8pm.

Where: New Balance Chicago - Hyde Park, 5500 S. Lake Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, 773-752-6847.

A photo ID and a printout of your race confirmation is required for pickup.  Someone else may pick up your packet for you provided we receive an email or phone call before Thursday, September 29th indicating the name of the individual picking up your packet.

Race Day Event will be located at 6300 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, 60611. Start/Finish area is just west of Hayes Drive & Lake Shore Drive - (near the basketball courts).  Metered parking is available in the parking lot.  Please arrive early for best parking options. Festivities start at 9:00am.

Race registration is available online & on-site until the day of the Race; encourage your friends and family to join you & Sign Up Now!

Until then, Keep Walk/Running by Faith!


Special Thanks to our
2016 Race Sponsors