Downtown Chicago Heart Walk:  Upper Hutchinson Field in Grant Park

Southwest corner of Columbus & Balbo Drives (200 E. Balbo Dr.)

Friday, September 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Please note that this is a Non-Smoking event

Visit our Frequently Asked Questionspage


Schedule of Events

11:00 a.m.

Event Site Opens
Visit our sponsor booths to enjoy snacks, coffee, water, giveaways, and fun activities for the whole family!

11:45 a.m.

Pre-walk Warm Ups
Join us by the stage to get loose and ready to walk.

11:55 a.m.

Walk begins
Enjoy the 3-mile or 1-mile route options by walking to fight heart disease and stroke!

1:00 p.m.

Event Site Closes


Company Photo Times
Please note: Any team may gather at the bleachers or hill to get their photo taken by the photographer.  Specific times are set for our larger teams.  Thank you!

Bleachers

11:00

Rush University Medical Center

11:10

Presence Health

11:20

DePaul

11:30

11:40

BlueCross BlueShield

11:50

Advocate

Bleachers 2

11:00

Huron Consulting

11:10

11:20

Ingredion Incorporated

11:30

University of Chicago Medical Center

11:40

Mesirow Financial

11:50

USG


Heart Walk Route Map
CLICK HERE
 for an UPDATED Route Map as the Heart Walk MOVED in 2012 from Lower Hutchinson Field (southeast corner of Columbus & Balbo) TO UPPER HUTCHINSON FIELD (SOUTHWEST CORNER of Columbus & Balbo).

Directions and Parking

Upper Hutchinson Field at the SOUTHWEST CORNER OF COLUMBUS & BALBO DRIVES in Grant Park, Chicago.  The address is 200 East Balbo Drive. Please note:  2013 event is ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE 2011 EVENT SITE on Lower Hutchinson Field (southeast corner of Balbo and Columbus).  Click here for directions (Directions to Grant Park).

Parking

Please note:  there is no free parking at the event site.

Locations to Park near Grant Park:

2 E. 8th Street for $6.00 (7 mintues to Grant Park)

609 S. State Street for $8.00 (7 minutes to Grant Park)

325 S. Michigan Ave. for $13.00 (7 mintues to Grant Park)

1130 S. Michigan Ave. for $8.00 (7 minutes to Grant Park)

For other options visit:www.parkwhiz.com

Public Transportation

Red Lineto the Harrison stop at the corner of Harrison and State.  Walk 1 block south to Balbo and then walk 4 blocks east to Lake Shore Drive.

Brown or Orange Lines
to the Library/State/Van Buren Stop at the corner of Van Buren and State. Walk 3 blocks south to Balbo and then walk 4 blocks east to Lake Shore Drive.

Green Line
to the Roosevelt stop at the corner of Roosevelt and State. Walk 4 blocks north to Balbo and then walk 4 blocks east to Lake Shore Drive.

 

For more information contact the Metro Chicago Heart Walk Team at 312-476-6666

For online website support, call 855-229-4424

or emailChicago.heartwalk@heart.org