The 28th Annual New Year's Day 5K Run/Walk will be held in Lincoln Park starting at the south end of the park at Stockton Drive and LaSalle Street at 11 a.m.

The run/walk is the city's first official 5K of 2013 and will benefit the Lakeview Citizen's Council.

About 1,500 participants are expected to run or walk in the race, which heads along the lakefront bike path to Diversey Harbor and back to the North Avenue Field House.