Run the Runway 5k

Wheeling, IL

5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on the main runway and taxiways at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois. The course is USATF Certified and the 5K race is chip timed.

                  June 30, 2018 at 
8:00 am Sharp
Chicago Executive Airport - 
Wheeling, IL 

No refunds. 

Medals for 1st place finishers only;
bracket below:


-0 yr to 12 yr
-13 yr to 19 yr
-20 yr to 34 yr
-35 yr to 49 yr
-50 yr to 64 yr
-65+ years


Online Registration until May 31: $30
Online Late Registration - June 1 - June 29: $35
Online Day of Event - June 30: $40 

Designed by our 2018 T-Shirt Design Contest winner: Dawid Pilat from Oakton Community College
All shirts are Men's Adult Sizing

* Registrations after June 25th are not guaranteed a race shirt;
             but there is a T-shirt counter active at

Online Registration will remain open until 8:00 am on June 30th at the rate of $40
Day of Registration at the event will be open at 7 am until 8 am.
-It will be a cash only, if you sign up in person (please try to bring exact change!); $40 per participate. 

Day of Registration will be at the same tent as packet pickup, near the finish line; off of Tower Road and Milwaukee Avenue.

Space is limited, register early!

All proceeds and donations to the event will benefit a local charity for scholarships.

Specific organization has yet to be determined.

Packet Pickup: 

Location for days Tuesday-Friday:

Chicago Executive Airport Administration Building
1020 South Plant Road
Wheeling, IL 60090

Turn onto Industrial Lane off of Milwaukee Road- between Palatine Road and Hintz Road (date and times can change)

June 26, 2018- Tuesday:           8:30 am to 6:30 pm
June 27, 2018- Wednesday:      8:30 am to 9:00 pm
June 28, 2018- Thursday:         8:30 am to 8:30 pm
June 29, 2018- Friday:              8:30 am to 6:30 pm

June 30, 2018- Saturday:     7:00 am to 8:00 am DAY OF EVENT
Located at: off of Tower Road and Milwaukee Avenue; near the finish line.

Closer Look:

Sneak Peek at GOODIE bag items to come soon!

After the RACE

Live music, food trucks, fireworks & more...

Come back to the airport after 5:00 pm and enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer tent, an aircraft static display and fireworks at the fourth annual joint venture between the Village of Wheeling, City of Prospect Heights and Chicago Executive Airport. for more information!!

When & Where

Jun 29, 2019


6:00 AM

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Wheeling, IL

Chicago Executive Airport

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