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9th Annual North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5k!

Online Registration Is Closes Friday 10pm

 2-11-18  at 8:15am 

Cupid’s Dash  2-11-18! Run or walk the beautiful streets of Highland Park! For braving the cold, everyone will receive a Medal!


Everyone Must Pick Up the Goodie Bag Packets this Friday or Saturday. You can still register at Packet Pick and Race Day (cash or check only) 

Road Runner Sports (Ednes Plaza) Edens Plaza, 3232 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

If you are picking up for more than 3 friends, please email us the list of names.

If you need a later time on Friday, please email us and we’ll have it ready at the table for you. 

Feb 9th: From 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Feb. 10th: From 10 am -5pm


Race Day

Race Location: East Parking Lot of 445 Central Avenue Highland Park IL 60035
Race Time: Downtown Highland Park 5K Run/Walk- 8:15 a.m.                                                                                Race Registration: 7:15am-8:00am Cash $40 for Adults and $20 Students or Checks payable to Carpe Diem Races only.

Race Parking: Free Train Station Lots at St. John and Central ( 1 block from Start) and Street Parking.            Awards: Top 1st and 2nd in Age Groups. They will be rolling due to weather.  We will start to hand them out after 8:45 am

Cupid’s Candy Aid Station

Make sure to stop along the course to grab some Valentine’s Candy! We’ll have 1 station on the course! Enjoying Sweets on a run makes it all the more fun!

Finish Line Swag

Medals for everyone, Hot Chocolate, Heart Lollipops  cupids.medal

Cupid Volunteers Needed!

Every Volunteer gets a shirt and either a Friend to run the race for free or a future comp! We Need Course Marshals, Water Station and Candy Aid Station help

Run for Cause!

We have Partnered up again with Highland Park High School to Help the Cal’s Angels. We are asking all participants to bring on Race Day New Legos and Gift Cards….. Other Charities are coming out to volunteer, some are fundraising, and some are using our race as a Social run….

Highland Park High School Community, if you are Fundraising for our Charity, please click here to register and donate!


Event Warning: We have the right to change, alter course, cancel due to extreme weather and change the time of the event. The City of Highland Park also has the Right to Cancel the Race due to unsafe weather conditions.

It’s going to be a cold race and there might be icy conditions. So, please dress appropriately. If you are dressing up in a costume, please make sure you have proper winter running clothes on under the costume.
We have partial road closures; therefore, participants will be sharing the roads with Cars. Please be aware of your surroundings, stay to the Right. No dogs allowed and if you are running with a baby jogger, you must start at the back and sign a special waiver.

Refund Policy
There are NO refunds for this event. The event will take place rain, snow, or shine and refunds will not be issued based on weather conditions.

Interested in Sponsoring the Love Run? Questions or comments, please contact: The Head Cupid, Colleen Montgomery at carpediemraces@yahoo.com

                                                                     Thank You Sponsors! NS_rgb

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