Get Your Gym Shoes Ready and Walk with Individuals with Disabilities!

Updated 7/19/2022 8:55 AM

Clearbrook's fourth annual Step It Up for Clearbrook is just around the corner! Lace up your gym shoes and join them on September 17th at Cronin Park in Arlington Heights. Whether you are a serious runner, walker, child, or prefer to participate virtually, there is a registration option for you. Want to take it a step further? You can form a team! Step It Up is more fun with friends and family. This is a fun event for all ages with activities throughout the whole day!

Each step you take in this run/walk benefits Clearbrook's mission to empower thousands of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By registering you are ensuring that the individuals Clearbrook serves are able to receive programs and services that will continue to enrich their lives. Every step matters.


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Clearbrook is home, a family, to over 8,000 children and adults impacted by intellectual and developmental disabilities. We support them, and their families, by providing support across the lifespan, helping them to live the fullest lives possible. Clearbrook provides personalized children, community day, employment, residential and clinical services at more than 60 locations in 160 communities throughout the Chicago area and is the largest provider of home-based services in the state. We're proud of our deep expertise that spans six decades - allowing us to care for an array of unique needs. We're more than just a nonprofit, we are family, friends, a job, a way to give back, home. Employing more than 900 people, we're proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into programs and services. For more information, please visit