PFF Walk - Chicago
PFF Walk - Chicago
Saturday, September 16, 2023
9:00 a.m. – Check-in/Registration
10:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony and Step-off
11:00 a.m. – Celebration Party
The PFF Walk unites the community in raising funds and awareness for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Join us as we walk together toward a cure!
Held at Diversey Harbor, the PFF Walk - Chicago offers two course options – 1-mile or 5K – along Chicago’s scenic lakefront path. After the Walk, we invite you to stay for a celebration with family-friendly activities and light refreshments.
Register for yourself or start a team today! Registration is free.
Already registered? Log in to your fundraising dashboard here.
Commemorative T-shirt and Incentive Program
As a thank-you for raising funds and awareness, all registered participants can earn PFF branded items through the PFF Walk Incentive Program. After individual fundraising is tallied, participants will receive an email from our vendor with information about their gift level and how to redeem their item for reaching a specific fundraising level. We are grateful for your fundraising efforts and want you to wear/use these branded items year-round to raise awareness.
are not cumulative except for the commemorative t-shirt. All walkers
who raise at least $100 will earn the official PFF Walk 2023 t-shirt.
Start your fundraising now by making a self-donation and encouraging your friends and family to join you! Thank you in advance for your fundraising efforts.
More information coming soon!
The Walk will be held at Diversey Harbor near the Diversey Yacht Club, which can be accessed from North Cannon Drive, just north of West Fullerton Avenue.
A drop-off point will be available along Cannon Drive. Parking can be found along Cannon Drive, or at the parking lot of the Lincoln Park Zoo (2400 North Cannon Drive, Chicago, IL 60614) for $20-$35. The walk from the Lincoln Park Zoo Parking Lot to Diversey
Harbor is approximately 5 to 15 minutes.
Diversey Harbor is also accessible via CTA by train and/or bus. To find the best route for you, please use the quick trip planner on the CTA website.
Walk Route and Logistics Guide
The Walk will take place along Diversey Harbor, which is located in the heart of Lincoln Park. Walkers will walk north along the Harbor for both the 1-mile and 5K out and back courses. Keep an eye out for PFF Walk signage to direct you throughout the
course and enjoy an unbeatable view of Chicago’s downtown skyscrapers lining the shore of Lake Michigan.
Check back here for the PFF Walk - Chicago Logistics Guide and Route Map! Coming soon.
For more information or fundraising resources, please contact us at PFFWalk@pulmonaryfibrosis.org or 855.WalkPFF (855.925.5733).
Use these tools and resources to get started and to guide your fundraising campaign to success! Our materials include the PFF Walk Guide, the Team Leader Guide, and our Mission Video.
For more information, please contact PFFWalk@pulmonaryfibrosis.org or give us a call at 855.WalkPFF (855.925.5733).
Information regarding COVID-19
The health and safety of our attendees and staff is our top priority. We are continually monitoring conditions with regard to COVID-19 and will update our website with our event guidelines accordingly.
Please note that we will strictly adhere to all federal and local health department guidelines, including those set forth by the CDC.