Frequently Asked Questions

When is it?

Join us in the park on Sunday, October 15th, 2023 at 9 AM at Busse Woods or Walk, Run, & Flutter at a time & place convenient for you! Then share your photos! We will will stream highlights from all participants- in person & virtual.

Where is the race?

You can join us in person at Ned Brown /Busse Wood, Grove #26, Elk Grove Village, IL. Or if you are participating virtually, run, walk or flutter where ever you feel comfortable.

Why run?

Honor, celebrate, and support families impacted by childhood illness and loss. We offer you a community of shared experiences grieving the loss of a child and an opportunity to remember and honor their memory with others.

How do I register?

Click the “Register” button here or in our site header! This will take you to our registration service. If you are participating virtually, we will send you the race packet. Or you can pick it up on Race Day at the park, Busse Woods/Elk Grove Village.

How can I fundraise as a team or as an individual?

Follow this link to create your own shareable fundraising page!

How many people can be on my team? Do they have to be family members?

There is no limit on team participants! And no, you do not have to be related to be on a team; friends and colleagues are more than welcome to join! Or you can join one of our partner organizations!

We are participating virtually — can we still be a team?

Of course! That’s one of the beautiful things about this event being virtual! Anyone, anywhere, can join a team. Follow this link and select “Join a Team” to see the list of current teams that would love to have you. We will mail you the race packet.

How do I upload my pictures/videos?

Follow this link to easily upload your photos and videos.

If I’m not running or on a team but still want to feel like a part of the community, how can I participate remotely?

You can still sponsor a runner who will add your child’s name or loved one to their race bib and run in their honor. Or submit photos of a special place or acts of kindness to include in the highlights reel. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook! Tune into our livestream! Donate!