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Why Brunch With Us?

Imerman Angels is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Chicago, providing comfort and understanding for all cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers through a personalized, one-on-one connection with someone who has been there. The service is absolutely free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world. The guests of honor at this event are our Mentees (people who seek support) and Mentor Angels (survivors, previvors and caregivers who give support to those in need). Come help us celebrate and advance our mission to ensure that no one faces cancer alone.

When Is The Event?

The Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K and Walk is scheduled for Saturday, June 17th, 2023.

Event-day registration (if the event has not reached its maximum) and packet pickup start at 7:00am. The run and walk start at 8:30am. Once you return from the run or walk, you can go directly to the Brunch Tent for your brunch, mimosa, beer and other amenities. 

Where Is The Event?

The event is at Montrose Harbor (601 W. Montrose Drive) in Chicago.

Where Can I Pickup My Event Packet (e.g. my event bib)?

Pre-Event Day Packet Pickup: You can pick up your packet prior to the event on Friday, June 16 at Fleet Feet in Chicago's Lincoln Square (4762 N. Lincoln Ave.) between 12p-7p.  We will send reminders in the weeks leading up to the event.

Event Day Packet Pickup: Event day packet pickup starts at the event site (Montrose Harbor at 601 W. Montrose Drive) starting at 7:00am. If you are unable to pick up your packet prior to Race Day, please arrive as soon as close as possible to 7:00am, as lines will typically build beginning at 7:30am.

What Materials Will Be Included In My Event Packet?

All participants will receive their event bib, which contains the timing table, a coupon for your brunch and mimosa. If you chose to receive Imerman Angels' SWAG, you will also receive that along with your packet.

What Is The Registration Fee And What Does It Go Toward?

The registration fee is $60 and 100 percent of that amount, plus any donations you receive, goes directly to the programs offered by Imerman Angels - sponsor donations have covered all event expenses.

What Happens If It Rains On Event Day?

This event is happening rain or shine!  If the forecast is rainy, please plan to bring some rain attire (raincoats, umbrellas, ponchos, etc.) with you. For any emergency weather update that makes it unsafe for the event to happen, information will be posted on our this website and on our social media platforms.

Is There Parking At The Event?

Yes. There are two paid parking lots at the event site (CLICK HERE for the Course Map, which includes the lot locations). In addition, there is limited, free, street parking along Simmonds Drive and Montrose Drive. 

Besides Driving, Can You Recommend Other Ways To Get To The Event?

You can plan your trip on the CTA by clicking HERE. In addition, you may elect to use a rideshare (e.g. Uber, Lyft) or Divvy to the event site. 

Can I Get a Refund or Transfer My Entry to Another Person?

All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Participant bib numbers may not be exchanged with or transferred/sold to another person. Sale, trade and/or transfer of race entry/bib number is strictly prohibited and may result in the disqualification of and/or banning offenders from participating at future events.

Are Baby Joggers Allowed On The Course?

Yes. Baby joggers are allowed on the course, but we ask that you line up at the end of your respective wave. Please note that the event and portions of the walk route do take place on grass and/or gravel, which could be difficult for wheeled items. 

Are Dogs And Other Pets Allowed At The Event Site Or On The Course?

No. For the safety of all participants, we do not allow pets of any kind at the event. 

How Can I Contact the Race Organizers? 

To get in touch with us please call us at 877.274.5529 or email