Dim Sum and Then Some: The Uptown 5K/10K and Kids Dash

1016 West Argyle Street
Chicago, IL 60640

Running > 5k

Event Description

More than just a run/walk, this race offers each participant a unique cultural experience by drawing from the wide range of ethnicities that CMAA serves in Uptown and Elgin, IL. Prior to the race, runners are treated to two rites of good luck: everyone partakes in a Laotian ceremony where string is tied around each other's wrists, and then colorful lion head dancers will perform a traditional Chinese dance to kickoff the race. Once the race has begun, participants will pass some of Uptown's historic businesses and continue to run along the beautiful Chicago lakefront. Lastly, each finisher will have the opportunity to participate in a post-race block party, where they'll receive dim sum and bubble tea while enjoying more performances by the CMAA youth dance troupes.

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