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Whether you’re an avid runner or a novice, all are invited to participate in an invigorating celebration of five decades of this world-renowned theater. You’re sure to spot your favorite actors in the crowd! Theatrical attire welcome. Proceeds from the Guthrie Celebration 5K help support the Guthrie’s year-round programming on its three stages, in its classrooms, and in the community.
Packet Pick-Up Race-day number and packet pick-up will begin at 7:30 a.m. on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and Spoonriver restaurant, in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. Packet pick-up will also be available on Saturday June 22nd in the Mill City Museum lobby from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Race Day Registration Race-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and Spoonriver restaurant, in the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. PLEASE NOTE: Race-day registration will be CASH and CHECK only.
Prices Early Registration March 15th - June 17th: $25 Late Registration June 18th - June 21st 11:59 pm: $30 Race-day registration: $35
Getting to the Guthrie & Parking Parking is available in the ramp on South 2nd Street directly across from the Guthrie and in numerous parking lots throughout the neighborhood. The event rate is $8. The nearest MetroTransit bus stop for the Guthrie is the Route 7 or Route 22 stop on the corner of Washington Avenue at Chicago Avenue. For light rail, use the Downtown East/Metrodome Station stop. For more information in planning your trip, visit the MetroTransit website.
FREE Kids 50 Yard Dash Kids may participate in a free 50 yard dash beginning at 9:45 a.m. at the same start line as the 5k. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest boy and girl in each age group: 5-6 year olds, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12.