Join us on August 17th, 2019!

Welcome to the Railside 4/7, a series of races organized by Railside Charities NFP, benefiting local charities.

Our biggest annual fundraiser, the Railside 4/7 features a 1-mile fun run/walk, a 4-mile run and a 7-mile run. All races start and finish at John Stewart Elementary School, 817 Prairie Valley St, Elburn, IL.

Unique to our event, the 4-mile and 7-mile courses cross the Union Pacific West rail line via the Anderson Road bridge, offering a stunning view of Elburn and the surrounding countryside.

Proceeds will benefit local charities.

This year, the race will be held on August 17th, 2019. Registration is live online at

Race Circuits

New in 2019: The Railside 4/7 is part of the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Road to Recovery running series.

We are proud to announce that The Railside 4/7 can be found on the 2019 Fox River Trail Runners circuit.