The Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV) celebrates the life-changing work of community organizations and provides a dynamic platform for people who care about ending gun violence to connect and get involved.

RAGV offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to Choose Hope and join others who share the common vision of a Chicago free from the fear of gun violence. 100% of charitable contributions go directly to nonprofit organizations dedicated to ending gun violence.  


8k, 5k, 2 Mile Walk and Tots for Peace Sprint

Share why you’re walking or running in the Race Against Gun Violence on social media!
#WhyIRun and #RAGV2022

Learn more about amazing nonprofits in Chicago working to end gun violence!
Follow #ChooseHope 


For registration-related questions, contact

For race-related questions, including group registration options, contact Strides for Peace at