Makin' Tracks 5K

Making Tracks Image for website

Makin' Tracks 5K

09/16/20178:00 am - 9:15 am

Makin' Tracks 5K

Thank you to our sponsors and to everyone who turned out to support this great event that raises funds for the West Suburban Recreation Center (WSSRA)!

Age Group Results

Overall Run/Walk Results

Overall Wheel Results  

September 16, 2017, 8:00am  •  Concordia University Chicago (See Map)


Course Closes - 9:10am


 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Go to to learn more,

or download the form here.


Not sure if you are registered?  Check here.



The River Forest Park District will host its 20th Annual Community Bank Makin' Tracks 5K Run/Walk on September 16, 2017. This race is presented by the Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest, the River Forest Park District, Concordia University Chicago, and Fenwick High School.


The race is a 3.1 mile USATF-certified and CARA Certified Green Race course through the flat, tree-lined streets of River Forest. (Certification #CARA17020)  17020CG

For details, download the Makin' Tracks 2017 Brochure. Includes information on:

  • Packet pick-up
  • Parking
  • Gear check
  • Locations of water and rest rooms
  • Split times
  • Entry fees
  • Awards
  • Results posting

To view our inclement weather policy, click here.

Packet Pick-up
Pre-race packet pick-up will be available for pick-up at the Community Bank of Oak Park-River Forest, 7751 W. Lake Street, River Forest, between September 12-13 from 8:30am-5:00pm, and at The Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, between September 14-15 from 8:30am-4:30pm. Race day packet pick-up will be at the west end of Concordia University Stadium from 6:30am-7:45am.

Volunteers Needed (18+ years old) - if interested, please contact Aly Copus at 708-366-6660 x104.




The Community Bank Makin' Tracks 5K Run/Walk offers a number of sponsorship opportunities that will fit your business marketing budget.  Each sponsor level carries a number of unique benefits that will provide your business maximum exposure for name recognition and enhance your corporate image.


For details, download the 2017 Sponsorship Packet.



Our professional race management company uses chronomix computerized timing, which is accurate within 1/100 of a second.


2017 MAP:


Click here to download a pdf of the map.



All net proceeds from the race go to the West Suburban Special Recreation Association, to provide superior recreation services for adults and children who have physical impairment, a mental disability, or any other type of disability. To learn more about WSSRA, visit their website by clicking here.


If you would like to participate in the event, but would prefer to be a spectator, please sign up to volunteer by calling 708-366-6660.


2017 Premium Sponsors


2017 Sponsors

  ATH_NEW_LOGO_BLUE_PT_NOTAG.03.16_transparent(1)   Carleton_Oak_Park_Logo_190x123[1]   Custompromos-logo (3)   ForestSecurityLogo no background LUHS_GCFF_1CM_V   Logo_withMakeMathSense-JPG   logo  

08:00 to 09:15

Lets join together!

Concordia University

Related Events