Why is the American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division having a Boston Tribute Run?
The American Liver Foundation's New England Division consistently has 200+ runners participate in the Boston Marathon through their Run for Research marathon program. With the expanded field at this year's marathon, the Run for Research marathon program has grown to more than 330 runners! Of those 330, we have 10 Run for Research runners in the Chicagoland area working hard and training for this year's race on April 21st.
Join the American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division on April 15th for an easy and fun 5k run/walk to send off our Chicagoland Run for Research runners and remember Boston. Join the American Liver Foundation in the fight against liver disease and do what we do best - run!
When: Tuesday, April 15th - the one year anniversary of the Boston bombings. The meeting point for the start of the 5K Boston Tribute Run is Cloud Gate in Millenium Park at 6:30pm.
Where: Gear Check will start at 6:00pm and be in the back room of Rudy's Bar and Grill located at 69 E Madison St, Chicago, IL (parking information available here). At 6:30pm, a moment of silence followed by the run will start and finish from the Bean, which is right across the street from Rudy's.
After the run, come pick up your gear at Rudy's and rendevouz with Team ALF for a post-run gathering. There will be a cash bar and food service available pre and post run.
How long? 5k starting and finishing from the Bean (across the street from Rudy's).
Who's invited? Everyone! Whether you run, walk, ride, blade, or hop - you are welcome! Come show your support for Boston and the American Liver Foundation!
How much? $26.20 registration fee including a t-shirt. T-shirt's will only be available to those who register by Monday, April 7.