Race Info

The 5K race will start promptly at 8 a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017.

5K Race CourseChinatown5k_map2

Starting at Chinatown Square on Archer Avenue, the race features a fast course with turn around at 34th Street. Runners will run through the heart of Chinatown and finish back again at Chinatown Square. ** 5K T-Shirts are gender specific, male and female sizes. **

Youth Run
Kids ages 6 – 11 will also have the opportunity to participate in an organized run after the 5K race. The kids’ 200 meter (age 6-8) and a quarter mile (age 9-11) race will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. The race will be held along Archer Ave., near Chinatown Square. Parents, family and friends are encouraged to attend to cheer on the runners.


Registration Fee
5K Race
$38 Registration
$43 starting on June 28, 2017
$50 on Race Day (cash only)

Youth Run
$15 Registration
$20 starting on June 28, 2017
$25 on Race Day (cash only)

On-line Registration
Please click here or the button below for online registration. Online applications will be accepted through Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
Online Registration

Registration by Mail
Click Here to download a registration form. Send completed applications and check or money order made payable to Chinatown 5K at 2352 S Canal Street, 2/F Front, Chicago IL 60616.  Applications must be received by June 27, 2017.

*Entries/application fees are not transferable or refundable.

Packet Pick-up
Universal Sole1
3052 North Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
July 1, 2017 (Saturday) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chicago Chinatown Square
2130 S. Archer, Chicago, IL 60616
July 5, 2017 (Wednesday) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
July 6, 2017 (Thursday) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Race day registrants (cash only) and packet pick-up from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Timing Chip
This year’s 5K run features the latest in race timing technology, the CHRONOTRACK B-TAG ! This is new timing technology which the chip stays mounted on the runner’s bib. It doesn’t require additional application by the runners!

First Aid
A first aid tent will be set up in Chinatown Square for participants. An ambulance will also be on call for emergencies.

Post Race Raffle Drawing
All finishers of the 5K and the Youth Run will automatically be entered into our post race raffle drawing, so don’t miss it!