The Emerald Isle Mile is a 1 mile run down Western Ave. It will kick off the start of the Southside Irish Parade with the route taking you north down the parade route. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Chicago.
Start of the race will take place at 112th Western Ave and finish at 104th Western Ave.
Top female and male participants will receive a $50.00 gift certificate to Running Excels. The top male and female finisher in each age category will a $25.00 gift certificate. (9 & under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & above). New this year! $50.00 will be given to the runner that breaks the course record of 4:32.
All pre-registered runners will receive a unisex dri-fit short sleeve t-shirt along with valuable coupons from area sponsor merchants. Packet pick up location: Running Excels 10328 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60643. 773.629.8587 Packet Pick Up: Friday, 3-14 12pm-7pm, Sat. 3-15 10am-6pm.