image005DuPagePads is calling all walkers and runners, individuals and families to the 12th Annual Run 4 Home on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8am, beginning at 703 West Liberty in Wheaton. This 10K and 5K CARA approved course will appeal to serious runners, casual joggers and walkers. Participants won’t want to miss out on their opportunity to win one of the 30 door prizes given to recognize DuPagePads 30 years of service.

The entire community is invited to come and support DuPagePads mission to end homelessness. Individual runners, families, groups of friends, companies, clubs and congregations are all encouraged to be a part of the FUNdraiser!

Following the race, attendees are invited to stay for music from Ambassador DJ’s; refreshments; and awards featuring King of the Hill, largest group in attendance and top youth fundraiser.

“We are incredibly thankful for our supporters. From our sponsors to runners, walkers and volunteers, every effort makes an impact on our mission. This year, we are thrilled to announce our Diamond Sponsors: Continental Motors of Naperville, JD Norman Industries, Mike and Friends Lift 100 Tons and Republic Bank who have amazed us with their generosity,” said Carol Simler, President & CEO of DuPagePads.

In addition, other generous sponsors for the DuPagePads Run 4 Home include: Jim and Kathy Schlesser, Invesco, Suburban Life Media, First Trust, Jane Doyle, Bill Hamik, Ray and Mary Schulte, Ostrander Construction, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, DynaCom, Wheaton Park District, Naperville Running Company and Wintrust.

Online registration is available at Register before early bird pricing ends on August 19th and be entered to win 4 tickets to see the Chicago Cubs play on the evening of September 20th!

Last year’s Run 4 Home featured nearly 1,000 attendees!

Last year’s Run 4 Home featured nearly 1,000 attendees!


Recognizing 30 years of service, DuPagePads is the largest provider of services to those who are homeless in DuPage County. DuPagePads’ solution to ending homelessness is housing, coupled with support services and employment to restore hope and transform lives. The administration office is located at 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187. Additional information can be obtained by contacting DuPagePads at 630.682.3846 or at