Ridge Run Registration Now Open 

Sign Up to Be a Runner, Volunteer, or Sponsor!  

BAPA invites neighbors to participate in the Ridge Run on Memorial Day, Mon., May 27. Runners can compete for overall wins, race to place in age categories ranging from 6 to 80, run or beat their personal best times. Sign up to run or walk any time at bapa.org/ridge run.  

Teams are a great way to prepare for the fun and challenge of running – or walking – BAPA’s Ridge Run.  Ridge Run teams are versatile in their reasons for hitting the pavement — teams form from groups of family members, friends, schools, neighbors, clubs or colleagues – just about anyone.   Teams can raise funds and awareness for an important cause or charity, honor a loved one or special anniversary, promote fitness goals, or just have fun.  

Ridge Run teams receive special incentives including vouchers for free pizza on race day, a spot to set up a tent in Team Town at Ridge Park, a free team sign, a free team picture, and $5 off on Ridge Run registration fees. Teams also enjoy Team Captain Check-in to streamline packet pickup for the entire team.  Learn more about team sign up at bapa.org/ridge run and start training.   

Not a runner? You can get involved as volunteer to help with a variety of tasks from planning to event day for the Ridge Run and Memorial Day Parade or share your time and talent as a member of the Ridge Run planning committee — the next meeting is Tues., Feb. 6, 9 a.m. at the BAPA office. Call 773-233-3100 for more information. 

You can help sustain Chicago’s oldest neighborhood 10K race and Memorial Day Parade as a sponsor too! Contact BAPA Executive Director Mary Jo Viero at mjviero@bapa.org for details and a sponsor packet. 

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