5k Summer Dash for Community Schools

Carrera de Verano “Summer Dash 5k” Para Empoderar a las Escuelas Comunitarias

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | Marquette Park, 6743 S. Kedzie, Chicago

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Get ready, get set for the 5K Summer Dash to Empower Community Schools! Metropolitan Family Services Midway Center is hosting its fourth annual 5K event on June 16, 2018 at Marquette Park in Chicago. The course is USATF certified and is secured entirely within the confines of the park.

The race starts and finishes at 6743 S. Kedzie; the start time is 8:00 a.m. and check in is from 6:30 – 7:30 a.m.  Following the race, participants are invited to food, beverage and family fun.

The event is open to all ages and types of runners.  Families are encouraged to run together including children in strollers.  Feel free to RUN or WALK.  Prizes will be awarded to overall top finishers in various age categories.

Proceeds go to support Metropolitan Family Services, Midway Center Community Schools Program and the participating 13 schools.

Thanks to the 21st Century Community Learning Grant, the Community Schools program supports student success by offering out-of-school-time activities for students and their families. Programming is a school-specific combination of academic, enrichment, sports, art, recreation and health services, and adult education.

Read more about how community schools empower communities here.


Gracias a la beca de Aprendizaje de la Comunidad de 21st Century, el programa de Escuelas comunitarias apoya el triunfo de los estudiantes ofreciendo actividades fuera de la escuela para estudiantes y sus familias. La programación es una combinación específica a la escuela de servicios académicos, enriquecimiento, deportes, arte, recreación, servicios de salud, y educación para adultos.

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