Elmhurst 4 on the 4th




  • USATF-certified (IL-08024-JW) and
    CARA Runner's Choice Circuit
    CARA Youth Circuit
  • 4-miler is primarily flat with the exception of three hills
  • Includes two water stops
  • Markers and clocks at each mile
  • Gear check will be available (not responsible for lost items)

This is a runner's race.
No participant bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates, scooters, strollers, other wheeled vehicles or pets are allowed on the course. North end of event will be cleared at 8:20 a.m.

Separate awards to the top three overall finishers.  Male/Female age group awards (3 deep): 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89 and 90-94.


This race was selected to be part of CARA's 2016 competitive circuit of races, named the RUNNERS' CHOICE CIRCUIT. CARA members can compete on this Circuit for year-end Overall, Age Group, Clydesdale/Athena (weight) and Club awards.

This race is a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. It has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA's Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.

Due to CARA's advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – farther, faster, better, for life.

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