AACR Runners for Research 5K Walk/Run


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Sat Apr 14, 2018, 05:30 AM - 10:00 AM


Chicago Fallen Firefighter and Paramedic Mem. Park2301 S. Lake Shore DriveLakeside Center - Old McCormick PlaceChicago, IL 60616


Each year the AACR hosts their world-renowned Annual Meeting, with upwards of 20,000 scientists, advocates, and healthcare professionals, who come together to learn about the latest breakthroughs in cancer science and what is happening on the frontlines to fight cancer.

This year’s Annual Meeting is in Chicago, IL from April 14 - 18, and the AACR Foundation will be hosting its third annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 14. It is a wonderful opportunity to bring our researchers together with the Chicago, IL community to raise funds and awareness for cancer research.

We need your help in all aspects of the race. Join the AACR Volunteer team.

  • Provide support at the Start and Finish Line
  • Distribute water to 5K participants
  • Assist with registration the morning of the race
  • Cheer on participants at various mile markers


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • 5 hours
  • Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours.

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