Road Block

As you may know, we’re trying to host our own 5K. duh. However, we were told by the lovely City of Chicago that our proposal was denied due to high volume that weekend. Now we have to reconvene, hit the drawing board, and make this 5K happen.  attached is said denial… 

Terron Edmonds MaeBell Ward Foundation
2451 W Montrose
Chicago IL 60618
RECEIPT NO: 1000888.626
REQUESTED EVENT: A Step In The Righ Direction
REQUESTED PARK: Montrose Habor
REQUESTED DATE(S): 6/8 – 6/9/13
EVENT TYPE: Athletic
We regret to inform you that at this time the Chicago Park District is unable to grant approval of your proposed event pursuant to the Chicago Park District Code, Chapter VII, Section B, 5e(6):
“The Park District may also deny an application for permit [when] …. a fully executed prior application for permit for the same time and place has been received, and a permit has been or will be granted to a prior applicant.
Therefore, a permit will not be issued for your proposed event.
You may submit a written request for another location and/or date. It is strongly recommended to indicate a first and second choice.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel free to contact The Department of Revenue at 312.742.5369. Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Park District.
The Department of Revenue

ugh. We’re not done, and back to the lab is where we’re going.