September 8, 2019, Special Children's Charities/Special Olympics Chicago will be hosting the 7th Annual "Midway Fly Away 5k" at Midway Airport. Everyone is welcome, as children 10 and under are eligible to participate in the "Midway Miler". In conjunction with the Chicago Department of Aviation and Southwest Airlines, this fundraiser will support over 7,500 Special Olympics athletes throughout Chicago.
As a Midway Fly Away 5k participant, you will have the unique opportunity to run directly on the airfield, while planes continuously take off and land! The top fundraiser will be awarded two round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets to fly anywhere in the continental United States. Event medals will also be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group category.
This is an extraordinary experience that grants you the opportunity to support athletes of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities within your community. Celebrate 51 years of inclusion, competition, and joy with us- register for the Midway Fly Away 5k today!