PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL DIM SUM & THEN SOME: THE UPTOWN 5K...

Now under new event management! 

Event Details and Schedule

  • Starting Date & Time
    May 30th, 2020 

       8AM - 5K Begins

       9AM - Kids Dash Begins

  • Starting Location
    The 5K will start just a few footsteps from CMAA at the intersection of Argyle St and Sheridan Rd​

  • CMAA location
    1016 W Argyle St Chicago, IL 60640

  • Registration Pricing
    Early Bird: $35

       Register Here!​

  • Packet Pick-Up:
    Date & Time 5/29
    TBD

    Date & Time 5/30
    Chinese Mutual Aid Association
    1016 W Argyle

2020 Race Highlights

  • The Dim Sum & Then Some is the only 5K race that runs through the neighborhood of Uptown

  • Registrants will be cheered on with entertainment throughout the race course, including CMAA’s Lion Head Dancers

  • Every registrant will receive a dim sum box and bubble tea. Vegetarian dim sum options will be available. (Dim Sum items subject to change)

  • Other free goodies courtesy of local Uptown businesses

Course Map

Please join the Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) June 1, 2019 at 8AM for the third annual Dim Sum and Then Some: The Uptown 5K!
This isn’t your typical get a shirt, and go home type of race. The Dim Sum & Then Some is the only 5K running through Uptown, and Chicago’s only race where runners (walkers, joggers, and crawlers are welcome!) are treated with dim sum at the end of the route!

In 2019, nearly 700 runners joined us for the second Dim Sum & Then Some: The Uptown 5K! Swarms of runners descended upon one of Chicago’s most ethnically diverse neighborhoods - Uptown. Renowned for its historical theaters, unique music scene and Asian influence, runners traversed through both the streets and Chicago's scenic lakefront. 

And what better way to cap off a run through Uptown than by eating some Dim Sum?! Each runner will receive their own dim sum box (vegetarian options available) and bubble tea. Additional free goodies were given on race day!

Transportation to the Race

We strongly encourage the use of public transportation on race day as street parking is limited. The race site is very accessible through the use of CTA. 

  • TRAIN
    Please take the Red Line to Argyle. Proceed east (turning left upon exiting the train station) towards Sheridan Rd. 

  • BUS
    The 151 Sheridan bus will leave you directly at the intersection of Argyle St and Sheridan Rd Please visit: http://www.transitchicago.com/ for the most up to date bus information.

Additional Race Information

  • Water stations will be present at the race start/finish, as well as at the 2 mile mark on the course.

  • Make sure to stick around Argyle street for post-race festivities and free giveaways.

  • Medical staff will be on hand in case of emergency.

CHICAGO

1016 W. Argyle Street
Chicago, IL 60640

Tel:  (773) 784-2900  

Fax: (773) 784-2984

Email: info@chinesemutualaid.org

ELGIN

164 Division St. #305

Elgin, IL 60120

Tel:  (847) 289-1138  

Fax: (844) 269-7844

Email: cmaaelgin@chinesemutualaid.org

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