Fall Benefit Luncheon Event Photo - Martin Short

Join us for our Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon featuring Martin Short!

Our annual Fall Benefit Luncheon co-chairs Justyna Della Valle and Michelle Williams are excited to welcome you to this year’s luncheon to take place on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago.

For information about becoming a Luncheon Sponsor download this form and return to Kristyn Eskridge, keskridg@nm.org. Tickets for the Luncheon go on sale Thursday, August 1, 2019. For questions please call 312.926.7133.

Date & Time

Friday, October 25, 2019
Pursue the Cure Purse Auction: 11am
Luncheon: Noon


Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


Saturday, October 14, 2017
Diversey Harbor
2491 North Cannon Drive
Lincoln Park, Chicago

Download the Course Map and Parking Information >

Race Day Schedule

7:30 a.m. Registration opens
8:45 a.m. Race kick-off
9:00 a.m. Run starts, immediately followed by walkers, then baby joggers and strollers. (Bicycles, in-line skates, other wheeled vehicles with the exception of wheelchairs and hand cranks, and dogs are not allowed)
10:10 a.m. Awards
10:15 a.m. Kids’ Dash (Children ages 2 to 12)


The Pink Path Run will take place rain or shine, and no refunds will be issued. Should extreme weather occur that compromises participants’ safety, we will communicate updates on our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook! FBlogo

Advanced Registration

(closes October 11 at midnight!):
Adults: $45
Child (ages 2 to 12): $35
Child (under 2): Free

Day-of registration

• Adults: $50
• Child (ages 2 to 12): $40
• (No refunds will be issued)

Packet Pick Up

(for pre-registered runners and walkers)
Friday, October 13, 2017
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fleet Feet Sports Chicago – Old Town
1620 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Alternative T-shirt Pick Up

(for pre-registered runners and walkers)

Race Results

For race results, visit Pink Path Run Race Results.

To view fabulous photos of the Pink Path Run, visit Pink Path Run Photos to pre-register and you will receive notice when photos are available.

Timed Run

The route is a 5K USATF certified course (#IL14013NM). Registered runners will be tracked with Chronotrack bib tags. Timing clocks will be located at miles 1, 2 and the finish line; walkers will not be timed. Following the race, results will be available and linked from this page.

Transportation & Parking Information

Limited street parking is available on Cannon Drive. We recommend using the various public lots surrounding Lincoln Park near the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo, or use public transportation. Download the Course Map and Parking Information to see parking lots.


Top Three Overall Female and Male Finishers

Top Three Finishers in Each Age Group for Female and Male: 14 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84 and 85 & Over.

Top Fundraiser and Top Fundraising Team

jill kargman

Keynote Speaker – Jill Kargman

A born and bred New Yorker, Jill Kargman age 44, is the creator, writer, producer and star of the scripted comedy “Odd Mom Out” in which Ms. Kargman played a satirical version of herself navigating the hilarity of raising children on the upper east side in NYC.

Ms. Kargman attended The Spence School, The Taft School and Yale University.

After graduating, and working for magazines, television and movies, Ms. Kargman began writing novels to give her more flexibility to be home with her three children: Sadie, Ivy, and Fletch. She is a New York Times best-selling author of multiple books, and her most recent book, a comedic essay collection, “Sprinkle Glitter on my Grave,” was published in September 2016 by Random House.

She made her Café Carlyle debut in January 2017 with her sold out show Stairway to Cabaret ~ singing heavy metal songs ~ cabaret style.

Jill hosts the Jill Kargman show on SiriusXM Stars Channel 109.

Jill is also a performer with the Upright Citizens Brigade improvisational and sketch comedy group.

Jill recently made an appearance in her first Hollywood studio movie, A Bad Moms Christmas.


The year’s co-host committee of supportive Odd Moms (& friends) includes: Sasha Adler, Annie Barlow, Angela Chaudhari, Ashley Edwards, Melissa Fischer, Leslie Jacob, Elizabeth Kirk, Lauren McEwen, Sheila Nielson, Phoebe Nitekman, Juliana Schafer, Margie Stineman, Julia Van Nice, Meredith Wood Prince, Sarah Wood & Jen Zimnowski.

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