Events

Strides for Peace: Take a Stand Against Gun Violence



How Far will you Run for a Life? by GCYC's own Sound of the Future

2017 Strides for Peace Run/Walk Event on June 1st at 7:00PM

Join our team of runners in this year's Strides for Peace Run / Walk celebration & post-race picnic

This event is a rallying point to raise funds, friends and awareness about Gary Comer Youth Center & Comer Education Campus. Celebrate our mission alongside Strides for Peace and other participating organizations that are doing their part to reduce gun violence in our city. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the pre/post-race celebrations in Grant Park with entertainment and snacks prepared by the GCYC Youth Culinary Team. 

The race begins at 7:00PM in Upper Hutchinson Field, Grant Park.

Register Now

Help us reach our fundraising goal of $5,000. Register now and invite your friends and colleagues to participate with you.

100% of proceeds raised will directly support Gary Comer Youth Center academic and enrichment programming

Sponsorships & Donation Information

If you can't attend, consider sponsoring one adult runner for $35.00 or youth runner for $12.00. You can also make a general race donation to benefit programs at GCYC.

Volunteer Information

If you are interested in volunteering to assist with race day setup or breakdown, or staffing our pre/post-race picnic tent, contact our Team Captain, A.J. Taylor-Vanderpool via e-mail or call (773) 538-4075.