What to Expect
NOW UNDER NEW EVENT MANAGEMENT, PLEASE JOIN US SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2020 AT 8:00 A.M. FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL DIM SUM & THEN SOME: THE UPTOWN 5K!
This race offers runners a unique and immersive cultural experience in the “Asia on Argyle” corridor of Uptown, Chicago. After a brief Laotian blessing ceremony, traditional Chinese lion head dancers put on a performance followed by the sound of the gong, marking the official start of the race. At the end of the race, we serve all participants dim sum, bubble tea, and other local goodies. Runners are also treated to a block party as people enjoy their food while being entertained by CMAA's youth dance troupes as they perform traditional cultural dances for the crowd!
Event Details and Schedule
Starting Date & Time
May 30th, 2020
8AM - 5K Begins
9AM - Kids Dash Begins
The 5K will start just a few footsteps from CMAA at the intersection of Argyle St and Sheridan Rd
1016 W Argyle St Chicago, IL 60640
Early Bird: $35
Date & Time 5/29
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
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.
Please take the Red Line to Argyle. Proceed east (turning left upon exiting the train station) towards Sheridan Rd.
The 151 Sheridan bus will leave you directly at the intersection of Argyle St and Sheridan Rd Please visit: 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.