2018 Walk for Education - Chicago

The 35th UNCF Chicago Walk for Education is a broad-based community fundraising event to support deserving students with the financial assistance needed to reach their goals of going to and through college. Participants can choose to walk, run, bike or skate.  Please note that children under the age of 14 must be supervised by an adult. 

There are many ways you can participate:

Please note that a donation to the walk is not a registration—all participants must pre-register online or register on-site.

Lisa Rollins of UNCF explains why your support is so important.  (click image to view)

Honorary Chair
Special Emcee and Guest DJ Boolumaster
Burnham Park, Grove 7

Burnham Park, Grove 7

5K Walk/Fun Run | 10K Bike/Skate

Race/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Race starts and finishes at Burnham Park (39th Street and Lake Shore Drive). All participants will travel south on the bike/walk path. Midway between 47th Street and Promontory Point will be the checkpoint and turnaround for walkers and runners to return to 39th Street and the finish line. Bikers and skaters will travel south until midpoint between Promontory Point and Hayes Drive and return to 39th Street and the finish line. 

Visit the Burnham Park website for details about the venue.

Registration Fees

Pre-registration fees (on or before August 31, 2018):

  • $15 Children (12 and under)
  • $35 Adult

On-site registration fees:

  • $20 Children (12 and under)
  • $40 Adult