Charity Partners

Run with a Reason

Interested in becoming a 2021 Charity Partner?

Download the Charity Partner application (PDF)


Become a Charity Hero!

  1. Commit to a worthy charity
    Select a charity from our page below and click on their logo to find out what they are all about and how to donate or fundraise.
  2. Get your race entry invitation and discount code
    Your charity will have detailed instructions on their website.
  3. Register with your invitation link and code on the race website

• No refunds, deferrals, transfer or attempted sale of entries.
• Participants must be age 8 (5K) or 15 (half) on race day.
• Maximum finish time: 3 hours (half).

Race Benefits to Runners…

  • $$$ Entry discounts
  • Eligibility for top fundraiser awards
  • ‘Charity Hero’ Race Bib
  • Charity Village access…
    – Post race stretching, massage
    – Gear Check Valet

Charity Benefits to Runners

FundTools32Yes-2 Fundraising Tools
Charity Gear Check
CharityDinnerYes-2 Pre-Race Dinner at a Naperville Restaurant
CharityShirtYes-2 Race Shirt

2021 Premier Charity

2021 Partner Charities

Charity Runner receive $10 off a Half Marathon registration thru 8/31/2021
Charity Runners receive $7 off a 5K registration thru 8/31/2021

2020 Top Fundraisers


Congratulations to our 2020 Top Fundraisers Raising $1,000+!

Indian Prairie Educational Foundation

Karen Flemming
Jennifer Hains
Stacey Johnson
Carrie Wujek
Anthony Yench

Naperville Education Foundation

DJ Alstadt
Christine Bell
Kitty Ryan NEF
Steve Schnack
Bill Stenzel

Path to Recovery Foundation

Deb Lewin


About Us

Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health, the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K draws participants to Naperville’s lively downtown, historic sights and beautiful neighborhoods. Runners will delight in the kinetic atmosphere and well-managed course, made possible by extensive volunteer and spectator support.


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