Laps with the Chaps Sunset 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, October 18, 2014

More than 400 runners and walkers participated in the 4th annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk and COD Food Truck Rally!  Festivities kicked off at noon and continued until the sunset race concluded.  All proceeds from the 5K race went to 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:

  • Medals were awarded to the top three male and female age group winners.
  • $200 Visa gift cards were awarded to the Top Overall male and female runners and the "Middle of the Pack" winner.
  • More than 30 runners ages 4 through 12 competed for prizes in two age divisions of the 100-Yard Chaps Dash.
  • Teams competed for Best Time and Fan Favorite, with each winning team member receiving a $50 Whole Foods gift card! 

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:

Runners, walkers, families and friends had plenty of time to explore the first-ever Food Truck Rally in DuPage County! Eight of DuPage County's favorite food trucks offered the best in curbside cuisine, from gourmet pancakes and gooey grilled cheese to handmade gelato and crunchy caramel corn.


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 2014


Annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk

College of DuPage hosted its annual Laps With the Chaps 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

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.