Online registration is now closed. There will be race day registration between 7 AM and 7:45 AM. Race day entry will be $20 cash.
Nicor Gas is hosting the 2nd annual, 811 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, August 11th, 2019. The event’s focus is to increase public awareness about safe digging practices and spread the word about how easy it is to make the call to 811 to keep you and your community safe. Remember to always “Know What’s Below. Call Before You Dig”.
This year, we are pleased to also being hosting a Kids Fun Run which is free of charge and will be hosted at the conclusion of the main event.
This USATF Certified 5K will take place in Skokie, IL, beginning and ending at 4901 Searle Parkway. The participant cost is $8.11 with 100% of the proceeds going to United Way of Metro Chicago.
Nicor Gas is proud of a long association with the United Way which began in 1954 and continues today. There are 26 United Way chapters in the Nicor Gas service territory that fund more than 1,000 health and human service agencies throughout northern Illinois. United Way of Metro Chicago fights for the health, education, financial stability and safety of every person in every neighborhood across the Chicago region.
We encourage all interested parties to join in and run or walk to support both 811 and the United Way.
Race day registration, check-in, and packet pick-up will begin at 7:00 AM on August 11th.