WRC challenge Starts in:

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

$45 / $75

5K / 20K

Registration Opens

3.1.2024!

We Run Chinatown is a Project: VISION fundraiser highlighting Chicago’s Chinatown Community.

Join the We Run Chinatown
Fitness Challenge!

Run (or ride or row) your own race at your own pace. Complete a 5K or challenge yourself to accumulate 20K (12 miles) while supporting Chinatown community youth!

Challenge Duration:

May 10th – May 27th

5K Challenge: run/walk/ride or do 45 active minutes of any physical activity you choose!

20k Challenge: run/walk/ride or do 180 active minutes of any physical activity you choose!

Join our Popup Events for fun options!

Run in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Open to some new sights? If you’re running, plan your run route around the iconic Chinatown area and learn more about this proud and vibrant community.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

    • Race Shirt
    • Finisher Medal
    • Invitation to join Race Club (invite sent upon registration)
    • Access to in-person Popup Activities
    • Race Hoodie (For 20K challengers)
    • personalized shoutout from pv students (for 20K challengers)
    • Social Media Shoutout (For 20K team challengers only)
    • For fundraisers: Online fundraising page

2024 WRC PARTNERS

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

 

The We Run Chinatown Community partners all promote chinatown while supporting and serving the chinatown community in impactful ways.

    Please consider supporting our community partners.
    Click their logos to donate directly to each Organization.

        2024 fitness challenge

        WHY TAKE THE CHALLENGE?

        fitness & fundraising

        Proceeds from this fitness challenge will benefit Project: VISION programs that support and serve community youth in impactful ways.

          FOR WE RUN CHINATOWN PARTICIPANTS

          RACE PARTICIPANT GUIDE

          5K Challenge: run/walk/ride or do 45 active minutes of any physical activity you choose!

          20k Challenge: run/walk/ride or do 180 active minutes of any physical activity you choose!

          Join our Popup Events for fun options!

          2024 virtual race

          Team Race Activity

          2024 virtual challenge tracker

          HOW TO USE STRAVA

          2024 virtual challenge

          POP-UP EVENTS

          UPCOMING EVENTS

          MAY 2024

          • MAY 10 – Friday: WRC Kicks off!
            • MAY 11 – Saturday: WRC PV Family Day
              • MAY 12 – Sunday: TBA
                • MAY 18 – Saturday: TBA
                  • MAY 19 – Sunday: Orangetheory Fitness Charity Burn
                  • May 25 – Saturday: TBA
                  • MAY 26 – Sunday: WRC closing Run
                      • MAY 27 – Monday:  – WRC Challenge ends!

                        EXAMPLE ROUTES

                        COMMUNITY RUN ROUTES

                        TEAM PROJECT: VISION

                        Team PV’s Route passes by these important points in the Chinatown community:

                        • STARTING LINE: Ping Tom Memorial Park
                        • Chinatown Library
                          • Piloted an afterschool program here pre-pandemic.
                        • Project: VISION Youth Center -Middle School Space
                          • Our home in the heart of Chinatown, where over 300 youth participate in afterschool programming.
                        • Project: VISION Youth Center – High School Space
                          • NEW space dedicated to high school youth! 
                        • Haines Elementary School
                          • Our first satellite school site! We provided academic support to 30 Haines students.
                        • James Ward Elementary School
                          • Our second satellite school site! We provided academic support to 30 Ward students.
                        • Ping Tom Memorial Park
                        • FINISH LINE: Project: VISION Youth Center -Middle School Space