Proud To Run Chicago
A part of Chicago’s Gay and Lesbian Pride Week activities since 1982, Proud To Run (PTR) is an annual 10K run & 5K run/walk focused on celebrating pride in a healthy way and raising funds to support the greater Chicago area LGBTQI&A community.
In 2013 they had a record turnout of more than 1,600 registrants. Overall, more than 2,200 people participated in last year’s event by running, walking, volunteering and sponsoring. The 10K and 5K races take place along Chicago’s lakefront. PTR is a Chicago Area Runners Association and USA Track and Field certified event.