ABOUT THE RACE
Join us on June 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.for WBEZ Chicago’s inaugural WBEZ 91.5K. This first-of-its-kind public radio roving neighborhood 5K gives Chicagoland residents an opportunity to get active and learn more about the communities that make up our great region. First up, an exploration of Chicago’s South Side!
Experience Chicago’s dynamic neighborhoods through routes selected each year from Curious City listener submitted questions. The routes bring to life areas of cultural and historical significance in your own back yard.
Whether you’re a runner, walker or jogger we invite you to join other Chicagoland residents with inquisitive minds on a journey of discovery and curiosity alongside your favorite public radio journalists and personalities. All ages, paces and faces are welcome so lace up your shoes and traverse the city with us, one 5K at a time!
We are excited to provide our walkers/runners with amazing swag including a race t-shirt, Curious City/WBEZ branded items, sponsor items and much more.
During the race we will use your unique bib number to capture high-resolution shots of you. Photos taken during the race will be available for free download.
This race will be chip timed. Non-cash prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male and female winners as well as age specific categories. Details will be announced closer to the race.
We are partnering with race management company Enmotive to manage this race. Enmotive times over a million participants every year, including the second largest race in the United States and the third largest race in Mexico. Enmotive handles every type of race including running, cycling, triathlons, trail runs, and more.