Event Info

Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 9:30am CT
Montrose Harbor, Chicago

About the event

Lace Up for Leukemia and join more than a thousand people at Chicago’s lakefront to run, walk, and raise funds in search of a cure. The ABC 7 Gibbons Run consists of a chip-timed 5K run and a 3K walk, followed by a party with food, refreshments, music, and partner tents.

To see the course map, click here.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit focused exclusively on funding leukemia research and supporting leukemia patients and their loved ones.


March 1 - April 15 $45 $20
April 16 - May 31 $50 $20
June 1 - registration close $59 $20

Virtual participants

Virtual registration $29 - only registrations prior June 1 will have their T-shirts mailed prior to the run/walk.

Individuals who are fundraising

Fundraisers registration $29. This special pricing is for registrants who commit to raising a minimum of $200.

Patients and survivors

Leukemia patients and survivors may participate free of charge. To do so, send an email to arleen@leukemiarf.org to receive a coupon code that can be applied during the online registration process.


Montrose Harbor is located just off DuSable Lake Shore Drive at Montrose. The address is Grove 16 - Montrose Harbor, 400 W Montrose Harbor Drive. To see the specific event site location, directions to the site, as well as parking options, click here. To see a site layout map, click here.


There are two paid lots near the site, as well as limited street parking along Simonds Drive and Montrose Drive.

If you are driving, we recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation's leading parking reservations app.

To reserve your parking spot for the ABC 7 Gibbons Run, visit the Montrose Harbor SpotHero Parking Page and use the code GIBBONS23 to receive 10%.


Other transportation

In addition to driving, you can also plan your trip on the CTA by clicking here.

Finally, you may elect to use a rideshare (e.g. Uber, Lyft) or Divvy to the event site. If using a rideshare, please use this as the best access address: Grove 16 - Montrose Harbor, 400 W Montrose Harbor Dr.