Pink 5k Frequently Asked Questions

When is The Pink 5K Race?
Month of May

How long is the 5K Race?
It's 5 kilometers, which is 3.1 miles.

What happens if I become injured after I enter and cannot participate?
There are no medical refunds or rollovers, nor can you transfer your registration to another person.

Can I walk?
Yes! Walkers are welcome. We ask that you start closer to the back of the line to allow runners to make their best time.

Can I bring my stroller/dog?
Strollers & wheelchairs are welcome. We ask that strollers start near the back of the line to allow runners to make their best time. No dogs, please.

What about parking and transportation?
Please arrive early to park at 1450 Forest Gate Rd. Additional parking may be found off Joire Blvd. and Kensington.

How do I register for The Pink 5K online?
Click Here to Register Online 

Where is the start of the race?
Please see the map (coming soon)


What will the weather be like?
Good question! The weather in Illinois is variable, but you knew that! The Pink 5K will take place come rain or shine!
The average temperature for early May in our area:
Average High Temperature: 74°F
Average Low Temperature: 61°F

Can I view the course before the race?
Yes. Map will be uploaded soon.

Will there be awards after the race?
The top 3 finishers in each age group will win a medal.

Where do I get my race bib and package?
Please stay tuned for details.

Who can I contact with any other questions?
Mike Delgado at mdelgado [at] obparks.org