in-person & virtually

Start your New Year's Eve celebration early with a 5K Run & champagne toast!

Choose from our in-person option to run along the scenic Chicago lakefront and finish at Theater on the Lake for a post-run celebration. We are also offering a Virtual 5K option that gives you the freedom to safely complete your 5K solo.


No matter which 5K option you choose, you’ll enjoy the same sense of accomplishment of running into 2022!



December 31st, 2022 | 9am-12pm

Theater on the Lake

Entry fee: $60 

  • Finisher Medal

  • Branded premium item(s)

  • Personalized Bib

  • Swag available for pickup for in-person run

  • Official Timing & Results

  • Post-Run celebration

  • Champagne toast


Run into
New Year!



December 26 - Jan 3rd

Entry fee: $50

  • Finisher Medal

  • Branded premium item(s)

  • Personalized Bib

  • Swag available for pickup or mailed directly to you

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Nye 5k Charity partner 

The New Year’s Eve 5k is proud once again to partner with Up2Us Sports as our charity partner for the 2021-22 race. Established in 2010, Up2Us Sports is the nationwide leader in engaging and training sports-based youth development coaches, practitioners, and organizations to address the most pressing issues facing youth in under-resourced urban communities. Up2Us Sports does this through the following programs: Up2Us Coach, Up2Us VISTA and Up2Us Training. Up2Us Sports’ research, training and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change. To date, Up2Us Sports has reached nearly 620,000 youth by placing over 4,100 coaches and capacity building service members in underserved urban communities.

New Year's Eve 5K

1010 n Hooker St

Chicago, IL 60642


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