Race to Wrigley 5k -This is from the neighborhood letter I received from the Cubs Community Connection…
On Saturday, April 24 at 8:00 a.m., runners will come out to support Chicago Cubs Charities. Proceeds from the event will be invested back into our community and to charitable organizations in Chicago.
Last year, the event concluded by 9:15 a.m. Nevertheless, some streets in the neighborhood will be affected by the race course and we wanted to make you aware. The following streets will be posted with NO PARKING from 5:00 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 24:
*Addison from Sheffield to Ravenswood
*Ravenswood from Addison to Irving Park
*Irving Park Eastbound from Ravenswood to Clark
*Clark from Irving Park to Addison
The following streets will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED at these approximate designated time periods:
*Addison from Sheffield to Racine (6:45-8:15 a.m.)
*Addison from Racine to Ravenswood (7:45-8:15 a.m.)
*Ravenswood from Addison to Irving Park (8:04-8:30 a.m.)
*Irving Park from Ravenswood to Clark (8:05-8:40 a.m.)
*Irving Park from Clark to Seminary (8:08-8:50 a.m.)
*Clark from Irving Park to Waveland (8:08-9:00 a.m.)
*Clark from Waveland to Addison (6:45-9:00 a.m.)
For questions concerning traffic re-routes or special circumstances, please call Chicago Special Events Managements at 773-868-3010.
Proceeds from Race to Wrigley benefit Chicago Cubs Charities and will be used to support community groups, organizations, programs and projects in the neighborhoods around Wrigley Field and throughout Chicago.
This year personal fundraising proceeds will benefit Children’s Memorial Hospital. They will be onsite at Race to Wrigley to collect additional donations.