I ran the Chicago O’Hare “Run on the Runway” in 2013 and it was a FANTASTIC experience! I look forward to attempting to fit it into my schedule this year AND include my twin infants in the experience by taking the slower stroller route this year.

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O’Hare “5K on the Runway” — Runners, walkers, and a lot of children of all ages (strollers are welcome!) get to run and walk on an actual airport runway at O’Hare. This ORD 5K run is family-friendly, designed for all ages and abilities and includes a Kids’ Run (ages 3-12; distances vary by age group; 1 mile max) and Community Day!

  • Run on O’Hare’s newest runway 10R before it opens to air traffic in mid-October
  • Amazing photo opportunities including a parked United Airlines plane
  • Cool gear and giveaways
  • Entertainment
  • Food and drinks

Sunday, September 27, 2015
8am start
9am Kids’ Race start
Benefits March of Dimes
More info and signup

Photos from my 2013 ORD “Run on the Runway” (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

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Sun is up and we’re all waiting for the ‘OK’ to enter the active airfield.

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Perfect day to … run on a runway!

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“Turn Right to Runway 10C” at ORD

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RUNNING the Friendly Skies!

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None stop planes landing and taking off nearby. Crazy!

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New 10,540′ Runway 28C-10C opened Oct 17, 2013 to MUCH BIGGER traffic!


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