Christmas in July 5K Run/Walk

The Dash That Makes a Difference

WHEN: July 25th, 2023
WHERE: 18230 Orland Parkway (Grassland Forest Preserve) at 6 PM.
Dashing your way on July 25th, it's the first ever Christmas in July 5K hosted by Community Services Foundation! Mark your calendars to participate in a professionally timed run through our USATF certified course in Orland Park's beautiful Grassland Forest Preserve, then grab a few refreshments after to celebrate your success. All proceeds raised directly support local adults with developmental disabilities at CTF Illinois.

Not a runner? Not to worry! Our 5K is open to anyone who wants to participate - even if walking is more your speed.


Our generous sponsors make it possible for more individual donations to go directly toward supporting adults with I/DD at CTF Illinois!


Here are the most popular questions. Didn’t find what you need? Contact us here.
100% of the proceeds from our Christmas in July 5K go to directly support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who participate in the residential and day programs offered by CTF Illinois.
Yes! We’re also excited to announce that participants in the 2023 Christmas in July 5K will be the first ever to run this course!
Yes! The 5K will be professionally timed.
Absolutely! Everyone is welcome to participate. Please note that our course has minor hills throughout and plan accordingly if using mobility equipment.
The Christmas in July 5K is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be offered.
Participants who register on or before July 3rd are guaranteed to receive a shirt. Those registering after will have access on a first-come first-served basis.
Registered participants will receive a complimentary drink and hot dog with their registration. For those not registered in race, there will be additional food available while supplies last.
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