Join us for RAGV 2024!

Help us bring out the best in our city!


Thank you to our 2023 Race Against Gun Violence Participants, Partners and Sponsors!

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Sign Up To Run & Invite Others To Join

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Friends, family and anyone who cares about ending gun violence in Chicago! There’s a race for every age and level!

Volunteer for the Race

On race day, we'll need all hands on deck. Be part of the Strides community and join us for a fun day celebrating Chicago coming together to promote peace in our beautiful city. Volunteer assignments include registration, water stations, packet pick, help to set up and break down, community partner liaison day, civic partner day and help in general.

Meet and Support Organizations Working To End Gun Violence

Raise funds for our Community Partners and Affiliates’ life-saving work through our peer-to- peer fundraising program. 100% of the contributions raised through the race go back to the community.

Corporate Sponsorship and Corporate Social Responsibility

RAGV offers a wide range of tailorable sponsorship opportunities along with a number of ways to engage employees in health and wellness activities, community service and charitable giving. Email to learn more: [email protected]

Become A Community Affiliate

If you are a nonprofit organization in Chicago working to end gun violence, you may be eligible to join the race as a Community Affiliate and receive a number of benefits. Contact us for more information: [email protected]


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Meet the people and the places who step up and step out to provide a bridge to hope, healing and possibility. Learn how you can get involved and bring out the best in our city.

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The 2021 Race Against Gun Violence was dedicated to
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