Join the Race for CAASE Team at Strides for Peace's Race Against Gun Violence. Pledge your run, raise funds for CAASE’s Prevention Education program, and help empower teens to become allies against sexual harm.

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Location: Grant Park, Chicago

Run Start: 7:00 pm

Fundraising pledges made by Race For CAASE team members support CAASE's prevention programs and are not a requirement of the Race Against Gun Violence.

CAASE Team Perks

  • Free registration if registered by May 29th! If registering after May 29th, participants pay their own registration fee in exchange for an adjusted fundraising goal. Contact Natalie if you wish to register after May 29th.
  • Exclusive CAASE performance t-shirt (if you register by May 15th. Those who register after will receive a throwback CAASE team t-shirt.)
  • CAASE's admiration and gratitude!
  • Strides for Peace provides a performance t-shirt, race bib, and post-race party!

Virtual Race Option

COVID-19 has hit our community hard with changes to events and social gatherings. We hope that we'll run/walk together on June 4th, but understand that things can change quickly. That's why we're offering a virtual track option to allow Race for CAASE Team members to participate in the race remotely.

We’ll mail you your team T-shirt. Run or walk your race anytime between June 5th - 10th and anywhere -- whether outside or on the treadmill. Engage with other team members by posting a picture of your run to your social media using #RaceforCAASE.

Group Registration

Gathering a group of friends, family, or co-workers is a great way to increase your impact!  Customized fundraising commitments available for teams of 10+. Contact Natalie at for more details.


Other Ways to Support the Team

Running isn't the only way to get involved. Donate to encourage the CAASE team! Remember, all gifts will be partially matched by the Greer Foundation, allowing you to increase the impact of every dollar.

Race Day Schedule

  • 5:00 pm - Packet Pick-Up Begins
  • 6:00 pm - "Tots for Peace" Sprint
  • 6:30 pm - Program Begins
  • 7:00 pm - National Anthem and 8K Run Starts
  • 7:05 pm - 5K Run Start
  • 7:15 pm - 2 Mile Walk Start
  • 8:00 pm - Race Awards 
  • Post-Race Party hosted by Strides for Peace to immediately follow the run with performances, DJ and beer until 9:30 pm!

CAASE Team Sponsors 

Gold Sponsor

If you have questions about joining the Race for CAASE team, donating, volunteering or sponsorship opportunities contact Natalie Richards at or call 773-244-2230 ext. 216.

Special thanks to the Race for CAASE Team Host Committee

We'd like to recognize Caroline Jacoby, Ross Neihaus, Judy Gold, George Haines, Sarah Crocker, and Iliana Blasdell for their efforts to make this a successful event! 

If you like to join the Race for CAASE Team Host Committee, contact Natalie Richards at or call 773-244-2230 ext. 216.

Committed to Violence Prevention

CAASE is dedicated to holistic violence prevention throughout Chicago and is proud to participate, with over 40 other organizations, as a Community Affiliate in the Race Against Gun Violence. Our goal is to end violence against women with prevention education for youth; creating attitudes and mindsets that undermine gender disparity, prostitution, sex trafficking and the violence that frequently accompanies these realities.