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Virtual Walk & Run Challenge for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Chicago


Monday, May 3, 2021    
All Day

Event Type


Event for all Chicago elementary school-age children who are deaf or hard of hearing

The Chicago Park District’s Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Program invites all elementary school children (kindergarten through eighth grade) who are deaf or hard of hearing and live in the city of Chicago to join their virtual walk/run challenge.

The race beings May 3 and continues through May 28.  Each student-athlete will receive a link to Google Docs to submit information including run/walk scores, a map to keep track of their mileage and a participation medal.

The deadline to register is April 21.

To sign up, please contact Timothy Owens, Special Recreation Coordinator, at

For more information, please contact Sarah B. Faber, Program & Event Coordinator, at

Race results will be available on the Chicago Park District Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Facebook group for more information about upcoming events.