Lincoln Park hosts first 5k race of the year

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Friday, January 1, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Around 1,000 people got their new year off to a healthy start in Lincoln Park.

The New Year's Day 5k Run-Walk is the first official 5k of 2016 in Chicago.

Participants made their way along the lakefront bike path to Diversey Harbor before heading back to North Avenue.

All proceeds benefit the Central Lakeview Merchants Association.