Rotary Run Charity Classic

Sunday October 4th, 2020

Hinsdale, IL

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2020 Events are Sunday, October 4th

The Rotary Run Charity Classic, Hinsdale's Family Run, has been RUNNING STRONG for 26 years! A lot has changed in 26 years, but the Rotary Run still offers low prices, a discounted family fee and races for every member and ability level in your family-all while raising money for local and international charitable work!

The Community House 
415 W. 8th Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521

SHIRT & BIB PICK-UP and In-Person Registration Times:
Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am-2:00 pm at The Community House Gym
Sunday, October 4 starting at 6:30 am

All events begin in Robbins Park, directly east of The Community House at the intersection of 7th and Vine streets and finish on 8th Street in front of The Community House. 

On Sunday, October 4, 2020, we invite all members of your family to participate-all our runs are CARA Certified!  Choose the distance and pace of your choice:

  • Hinsdale Bank & Trust 10K Run (8:30am start)  View Course Map (check back later for course map!)

  • The Rooney Family 5K Run (8:45am start) View Course Map (check back later for course map!)

  • MPS-Loria 3K Run (8:50am) View Course Map (check back later for course map!)

  • Molex 5K Walk (8:55am start)  Follows 5K Run Route

  • Napleton Porsche 3K Walk (8:55am start)  Follows 3K Run Route

  • The Birches Walk 'n Roll (9:30am start) 

  • Mutt Strut Dog Walk (8:55am start)  Follows 3K Route

After you race, stay for the food, awards and the School District 181 Mascot Race!  Register before September 25 to guarantee your race shirt!

Run/Walk Start Times and Event Schedule:

Friday, October 2:
Online registration Closes at 4pm

Saturday, October 3:
9am-2pm:   In-person registration at The Community House gym
9am-2pm:   Bib and shirt pick-up at The Community House gym

Sunday, October 4:
6:30 AM: Bib/Shirts pick up and in person registration open in gym
8:30 AM: Hinsdale Bank and Trust 10K Run  Course Map
8:45 AM: The Rooney Family 5K Run Course Map
8:50 AM: MPS-Loria 3K Run Course Map
8:55 AM: Molex 5K Walk Walk Map, Napleton Porsche 3K Walk & Mutt Strut (3K and Mutt Strut Course Map)
9:30 AM: The Birches 100 Meter Walk 'n Roll
9:45 AM: School District 181 Mascot Race (At finish line)
Race Awards and School Awards

Each event winds through the historic streets of Hinsdale and beautiful surrounding neighborhoods. All events begin and end at The Community House, located at 415 West Eighth Street, Hinsdale. During and after the race there is a morning of fun, activities and an awards ceremony. All events are held, rain or shine!

The event benefits the worldwide cause of Rotary International, a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting changes in communities at home and abroad. Our 33,000+ clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas work together to : promote peace; fight disease, including Polio; provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene; save mothers and children; support education; and grow local economies.  Since 1995, the Rotary Run Charity Classic has provided more than $2 million to support local and international organizations and projects. 

Locally, the Rotary Club of Hinsdale Foundation, offers financial support of the mission of these amazing community organizations which have a daily positive impact on the lives of residents in the western suburbs of Chicago:

The Community House
District 181 Foundation
Hinsdale Hospital Foundation
Hanson Center, Ray Graham Association
Rotary Club of Hinsdale Foundation

Race Distances

Price Register
The Rooney Family 5K Run Click to Find Out Register »
MPS-Loria 3K Run Click to Find Out Register »
Molex 5K Walk Click to Find Out Register »
The Birches Walk n' Roll Click to Find Out Register »
Mutt Strutt Dog Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Become a Virtual Runner! Click to Find Out Register »
10K Run Click to Find Out Register »
3K Walk Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

The Community House, Hinsdale, IL

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