RACING TO BACK THE BLUE

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Race to Back the Blue

Race to Back the Blue at Byron Dragway will raise funds for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and the CPD SWAT Team so they can do their jobs safely and effectively! Help us Protect Those Who Protect Us!

Every day the men and women of the SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Team of the Chicago Police Department risk their personal safety in an effort to keep the citizens of the City of Chicago safe. They are called upon to respond for the service of high-risk search and arrest warrants, incidents involving barricaded suspects, hostage rescues or active shooters and other situations requiring resources and training beyond the capacity of the patrol division.

EVENT DETAILS

WHEN


Friday, June 21st, 2024

 

WHERE


Byron Dragway
7287 North River Road
Byron, IL

 

TIMES


  • 7:00 am – Breakfast Served
  • 8:30 am – Caravan to Byron Dragway

 

DETAILS


  • $500 entry fee entitles each driver to unlimited runs on the dragstrip. There will be 40 cars max during the 4 hour event. Stats will be provided. Spectators are free.
  • We will meet at the Audi Exchange 2490 Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035 at 7AM. Breakfast will be provided! We will then caravan to the Byron Dragway at 8:30 AM.
  • Bid on a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime SWAT Experience or a CPD Helicopter ride along! Click here to check out the auction!