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Fun-Races specializes in creating events that take running to new levels. We combine running with things we enjoy: Beer, Wine, Dogs, Kids, Obstacles, just for starters. Check out the events in the Race Calendar below, register for a race and start having some fun!

upcoming events
Margarita Mayhem 5K – Chicago, Elk Grove Village, IL
Fri July 19, 2024
Christmas in July Half Marathon & 5K – Chicago, Elk Grove Village, IL
Sat July 20, 2024
Beer vs Wine 5K Chicago Are, Elk Grove Village, IL
Sat July 20, 2024
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recent events
Sickle Cell 5K Walk/Run (Indianapolis, IN on Jun 22, 2024)
Sickle Cell 5K Walk/Run
Beck’s 5K (Atlanta, IN on Jun 8, 2024)
Beck’s 5K
Race Calendar
July 2024
Margarita Mayhem 5K – Chicago
Fri, 7/19 - Elk Grove Village, IL
Friday Night Fun! Live in Person Margarita 5K!!!
Yes, we said M*A*R*G*A*R*I*T*A.....
Christmas in July Half Marathon & 5K – Chicago
Sat, 7/20 - Elk Grove Village, IL
How about some Christmas Spirit in the summer? Join many festive runners as we hit the shaded trails of Busse Woods for a super-fun Half Marathon!
Beer vs Wine 5K Chicago Are
Sat, 7/20 - Elk Grove Village, IL
Like Running or Walking? Love Wine or Beer? This race is for you!
Are you a Beer Lover or Wine Lover?

Who is going to Win... Beer or Wine?
Vote during Registration!
Margarita Mayhem 5K
Fri, 7/26 - Indianapolis, IN
Friday Night Rockin' Party Margarita 5K!!!
Yes, we said M*A*R*G*A*R*I*T*A.....
Beer vs Wine 5K Indianapolis
Sat, 7/27 - Indianapolis, IN
Who is going to Win... Beer or Wine?
Vote by selecting your Race Shirt...
Christmas in July Half Marathon & 5K – Indianapolis
Sat, 7/27 - Indianapolis, IN
How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many festive runners as we visit Indianapolis for a super-fun Half Marathon and 5K!
August 2024
Iron Eagle Paddle & Run
Sat, 8/3 - Indianapolis, IN
This one-of-a-kind race takes you on an adventure by alternating between trail runs, a kayak or canoe leg on Eagle Creek reservoir.
Sister Cities of Greenfield 5K Run/Walk
Sat, 8/17 - Greenfield, IN
For 33 years, Sister Cities of Greenfield has been sending delegations of students and teachers to our Sister City, Kakuda, Japan. This race helps us pay for those services
IDES 5K Run/Walk to FightHunger
Sat, 8/17 - Noblesville, IN
Join the First 5K Run/Walk benefitting I.D.E.S. (International Disaster Emergency Service)

IDES exists to meet physical & spiritual needs of suffering people throughout the world in the name of Jesus
Hancock Flat 50
Sat, 8/24 - Greenfield, IN
The Hancock Flat 50 is an annual event featuring a bicycle ride and festival with music, food, and drinks held every August in Hancock County, Indiana.

Over 700 riders in 2023!
All Rise for Ryan’s Run for Recovery
Sat, 8/31 - Vincennes, IN
Known to some as Ryan and others as Judge Johanningsmeier, he is remembered for the passion he brought to building a stronger community in Knox County. Join the 5K to support his mission.
September 2024
Sandwich Fair Shake Up Shuffle
Mon, 9/2 - Sandwich, IL
Combining the tradition that our surrounding communities already know and love about our fair into an all new event, occurring on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2024.
Fair on the Square Half Marathon, 5K & 1 Mile
Sat, 9/7 - Danville, IN
The Fair on the Square Half Marathon, 5K & 1-mile walk Presented by Hendricks Regional Health is located on the beautiful Courthouse Square in Danville. Hang out for the fesitivites after the race!
Run for Ukraine
Sat, 9/21 - Wheeling, IL
The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has left countless people in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Here's a nice opportunity to help!
Arsenal 5K Run/Walk
Sat, 9/21 - Indianapolis, IN
This volunteer-organized, fun 5K Run/Walk takes place on the beautiful, historic campus of IPS Arsenal Technical High School and aims to combine health, history and a sense of community
Cupcake Run/Walk for Public Education
Sun, 9/22 - West Lafayette, IN
Benefiting Public Schools Foundation of Tippecanoe County whose mission is to promote excellence in education
October 2024
Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 5K
Sat, 10/5 - Bloomington, IN
One of the oldest and largest 5K events in Indiana. Hoosiers Outrun Cancer (HOC) proudly supports members who are fighting cancer including patients, their family, and their friends.
Lemons of Love 5K
Sun, 10/6 - Mt Prospect, IL
Welcome to our 2024 Pink Lemonade 5K, on Sunday, October 6 at 9am at Lions Recreation Center. This annual event brings our community together to raise funds and awareness for Lemons of Love.
November 2024
Heroes Run
Sat, 11/2 - Noblesville, IN
5K or 10K on excellent trails through beautiful Strawtown Koteewi Park
Turkey Day 5K
Thu, 11/28 - Greenfield, IN
Start your Thanksgiving Day with a 5K in Greenfield Indiana. The course starts in front of the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Building and runs along the beautiful Pennsy Trail.
Please support our sponsors.
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Athletic Annex
Easley Winery