Laps with the Chaps Sunset 5K Run/Walk

Registration is underway!

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

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!

Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female age group winners. 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.

  • $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)

Registration Fees

Online until Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.:

  • 5K non-COD student: $25*
  • 5K currently enrolled COD student: $5 (Limitations apply)
  • 100-Yard Chaps Dash (Both age divisions): $5

Day-of Registration (12:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.)

  • 5K non-COD student: $30*
  • 5K currently enrolled COD student: $10 (Limitations apply)
  • 100-Yard Chaps Dash: $5

*Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) members receive a $5 discount off advance and day-of registration.

The New School of Thought

Since its inception in 1967, College of DuPage has matured into something very special. It's a community college with far-reaching impact. We're firmly rooted in the community that provides our mandate, yet committed to reflecting the needs and demands of an ever-changing world.  We are educators, devoted to the idea that knowledge is transformative. We are excited by the possibilities ignited when knowledge is imparted through meaningful discourse, in the service of realizing each and every one of our community member's full potential. We invite you to find out more about the world-class institution available to you and your family, right here at home.

Contact Information

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

Thank you to our 2013 sponsors

Naperville Running Company

Tandus Flooring

Vortex Commercial Flooring

WDCB - 90.9 FM Public Radio

Advantage Wellness Clinic

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Athletico Physical Therapy - Better for every body.

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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.