ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run & 3K Walk
Thursday, June 15, 2017 ~ Chicago ~ Grant Park
Check-In 4:30 p.m. ~ Run Start @6:25 p.m.
The ABC 7 Gibbons 5K is a landmark event in the Chicagoland area and is a major fundraiser for the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). The event consists of the 5K chip-timed run, a 5K fun run and a 3K walk, all held within a festival-type atmosphere. Participants enjoy food from Chicago restaurants, complimentary refreshments, live music from one of Chicago’s well known bands, and the opportunity to visit the many partner tents onsite.
The Gibbons 5K is one of Chicago's top 5K runs. Proceeds from the event help the LRF fund worldwide blood cancer research, provide patient financial assistance, and host patient education and support programs. The LRF is dedicated to conquering all blood cancers.