Laps with the Chaps Sunset 5K Run/Walk

Registration is underway!

All proceeds benefit the College of DuPage
Foundation Student Emergency Fund.

Weather Forecast is 63° and mostly sunny!

Saturday, October 18, 2014


College of DuPage invites you and your family to participate in the 4th annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and COD Food Truck Rally!  Festivities will take place from noon until the sunset race concludes!  All proceeds will benefit the College of DuPage Student Emergency Fund, which was established to alleviate day-to-day expenses such as bus passes and meals for COD students who are at risk of dropping out.

Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk (at 4:00 p.m.):

  • Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female age group winners.
  • $200 Visa gift cards will be awarded to the Top Overall male and female runners and the "Middle of the Pack" winner.
  • $5.00 registration fee for currently-enrolled COD students (Limitations apply)
  • All 5K participants are eligible to win a free iPad.
  • $2.00 COD Food Truck Rally voucher included in race packet
  • 100-Yard Chaps Dash at 5:00 p.m. (Two age divisions: 4-7 and 8-12)
  • New tech shirt design!
  • Teams of at least three people can compete for Best Time and Fan Favorite. Each winning team member will receive a $50 Whole Foods gift card! See the Teams page for more information!

The College of DuPage Laps with the Chaps 5K is CARA and USATF certified. (2013 USATF # IL-13143-JW)

College of DuPage Food Truck Rally (noon to 6:00 p.m.):

Before or after you run, walk or cheer, make sure to explore the first-ever Food Truck Rally in DuPage County! Ten of DuPage County's favorite food trucks will present curbside cuisine at its best, from gourmet pancakes and Chinese dumplings to gooey grilled cheese and hand-held pot pies. Save room for a sweet treat, like handmade gelato, delectable cupcakes or crunchy caramel corn. Children are invited to come in costume for an early Halloween treat!

5K registration is not required to attend the COD Food Truck Rally.

Contact Information

CARA CertifiedFor More Information:
Ami Chambers
Race Co-Director
(630) 942-3823

2014 sponsors

Patriot Pavement Maintenance

Naperville Running Co.

Advantage Wellness Clinic

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.

Mortenson Construction

Tandus Flooring

US Bank

Vortex Commercial Flooring

Laps With the Chaps 2013


Annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk

College of DuPage hosted its annual Laps With the Chaps 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

College of DuPage's Foundation Scholarship 2012


Foundation Scholarship Reception

Recognition ceremony for scholarship recipients. Winners of the scholarship and the donors who made the scholarships possible are brought together every October.