Friends of Jones hosts a variety of fun events throughout the year. Whether it's getting dressed to the nines, run/walking a 5K, jamming to the blues or toasting with Dr. Powers, FOJ events provide parents the opportunity to socialize while raising funds for important programs. 

Sun, October 24, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

Entrance fees will increase on October 1st.


Please join fellow JCP students, faculty, alumni, parents, and supporters for the Seventh Annual Eagle Run, a fun run and walk sponsored by Friends of Jones (FOJ). Held in historic Washington Park near the University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus, the run will take you on a beautiful, tree-lined flat course that circles the lagoons.

Runners and walkers of all ages and capabilities are welcome. Participants will receive official timed results, a commemorative shirt*, a medal and refreshments during the event.

Awards will be given to the top three non-binary, female and male finishers in the following categories: Student, faculty, and supporter.

 *To guarantee a t-shirt you must register by October 1st.

Many, many thanks to last year's corporate sponsors!!!


Interested in being a sponsor? Please contact:

Many thanks to all who participated in our Online Auction. Congratulations to the lucky winners!!!


Proceeds go to Friends of Jones in order to support student academic, arts, music, theater, and athletic programs. Auction items range from theater tickets to restaurant gift cards to sports events to vacation getaways to unique experiences to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise.

Questions? Contact: or


See you in 2022!!!

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