Race Day, Sunday
7:00 a.m. – Regular parking opens.
7:00-8:10 a.m. – Offsite parking shuttle bus pick up
7:20 a.m. – Last Minute Packet Pick Up & Registration at start/finish location Opens
7:20 a.m. – Gear Check Opens
8:15 a.m. – Last Minute Packet Pick Up Closes
8:30 a.m. – Half Marathon Start
10:15 a.m. – Awards
Course is open for 3.5 hours
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $9.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Pick up your packet on Saturday, 9/8, at:
Road Runner Sports Naperville
2555 W 75th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
BONUS! You’ll get $10 from Road Runner Sports to spend on anything you want in the store! Or join the VIP Family and save 25% on everything! Don’t miss out on this exclusive gift when you pick up your packet in store. Restrictions apply. See store for details. COUPON.
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up (not suggested).
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration
Special Olympics IL
The Management of the Naperville Trails Half Marathon, All Community Events, believes that helping positive organizations is part of its role in the community. This is why this event helps to fund raise for Special Olympics IL. The Special Olympics IL is a great organization that, “empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit.”
Danada Forest Preserve
3S503 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
Limited parking is available at the start/finish location. Convenient offsite parking is located at the Naperville/Cantera BP Complex. From the offsite parking area a short free shuttle ride will take participants to the start/finish location. After the events the shuttle will take participants back to the parking area. See schedule for shuttle pick up/drop off schedule. Gear check is available at start/finish location. See course map for parking locations.
Start/Finish Area Parking:
Danada Forest Preserve
3S503 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
Naperville/Cantera BP Complex
150 West Warrenville Road
Naperville, IL 60563
There is NO PARKING on Fairmeadow Ln. Please park in one of the designated parking lots.
A finisher medal will be awarded to every participant.
A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall.
Participant must be present on event day to receive medal.
Age Categories: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
If you do not pick up your medal there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you. Post race medal request registration.
Pacers will help you achieve your goal time. At the start look for a runner holding a sign with one of the times below. This runner will run this pace consistently throughout the race and help motivate you to keep up! These runners are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
1:35:00 (7:15 per mile)
1:40:00 (7:38 per mile)
1:45:00 (8:00 per mile)
1:50:00 (8:24 per mile
1:55:00 (8:47 per mile)
2:00:00 (9:10 per mile)
2:05:00 (9:32 per mile)
2:10:00 (9:55 per mile)
2:15:00 (10:18 per mile)
2:20:00 (10:40 per mile)
2:25:00 (11:03 per mile)
Want to be a pacer, email email@example.com
Actual pacer finish times may vary from the advertised pace time, times are not guaranteed.
Free digital event photos post event!
Won an award and didn’t pick up your medal? Follow this post race medal request registration link.
Join the fun as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt. Volunteers can help with water stations, course marshaling, registration or similar
This event is chip timed. The timing chip is disposable and is integrated with the bib number.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration. If your package does not arrive before event day, please come to packet pick up or the event site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event. See schedule for how long the course time limit. After the time limit has passed participants are not guaranteed a finish time.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you. Post race shirt request link.
Monitored Gear check will be provided. Pick up and drop off will be at the start/finish area. The event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are strongly not recommended. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
During hours of operation Dupage Forest Preserves are always open to the public unless otherwise noted by the Dupage Forest Preserve. Please visit Forest Preserve District of Dupage County website for forest preserve rules and possible users of the trail.
Spectators should view the course map for possible spectator locations.
Ambulance located at the start/finish area.
Water stations include water and sports drink.
Packet Pick Up is a time and place where participants can go to pick up their event shirt, bib number and timing chip before the event so they can be prepared on event morning. The packet includes necessary information and/or materials for the event.
The event will start rain, shine or snow. The event could be delayed do to lightning.
September weather can be very hot or cold. It is the participant’s responsibility to be prepared to run at all temperatures and conditions.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other All Community Event’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. Please send us an e-mail to request a deferment.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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