Rock 'n' roll

Runners at the 2013 Chicago Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon. (July 3, 2014)

Ready, set, go!

RedEye rounded up the July races around Chicago, including a few weekday races.

July 10

>> Bastille Day 8K and 5K

The plug: "All things French will be celebrated at this popular mid-summer event in the heart of Lincoln Park."

Course: Lincoln Park

Cost: $40 through July 6 for the 5K; $45 through July 6 for the 8K

Registration available: Day of race

July 12

>> Bring the Movement 5K

The plug: "Raise awareness and funding for arts education in Chicago schools."

Course: River Park

Cost: $25 online through July 8

Registration available: Day of race

>> Chinatown 5K

The plug: "Fast course that runs through the heart of Chicago Chinatown"

Course: Chinatown Square

Cost: $43

Registration available: Day of race

>> Miles for Melanoma 5K

The plug: "Raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma"

Course: Montrose Harbor

Cost: $35

Registration available: Day of race

July 13

>> Run to End Homelessness 5K

The plug: "All proceeds will go to A Safe Haven Foundation, one of the nation’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose."

Course: Douglas Park

Cost: $40

Registration available: Day of race

July 14

>> Burgers and Beer 5K

The plug: "Goose Island craft beers and catered burgers (including vegan options)"

Course: Soldier Field

Cost: $45 through July 13

Registration available: Online through July 13

July 15

>> Strike Out ALS 5K