FLEECE ZIP UP
Keeping you warm, like that turkey
sitting in your oven. 2017’s gear coming soon.
FOR EVERY FINISHER
Medals are made to flaunt
2017 finisher medal coming soon.
CAN YOU BEAT LAST YEAR’S TIME?
SATURDAY, RACE DAY
7:30 a.m. Packet Pick Up Open (see course map for location)
8:00 a.m. Gear Check Open
8:45 a.m. Packet Pick Up Close
8:30 a.m. 5k Start
9:15 a.m. Half Marathon Start
9:20 a.m. 5k Awards
11:30 a.m. Half Marathon Awards
12:45 p.m. Gear Check Closes
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 Wed., 11/22, or Fri., 11/24, at:
Dick Pond Athletics
1772 W. Algonquin Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192.
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up (not suggested). See course map for location.
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FINISH AREA PARKING:
-3800 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL
-NO packet pick up at this location
-5 min shuttle to start line
START AREA PARKING:
-Busse Lake Boating Center
Elk Grove Village, IL
-This is the 1st Forest Preserve Entrance on Higgins Rd East of Rt-53
-Event day packet pick up location
-Shuttle from finish line
SEE COURSE MAPS FOR EXACT LOCATIONS
Finisher medal earned for all finishers.
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall. Age Groups:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
There will be motivational pacers to help you achieve your goal time. Pacers will be at the start holding a sign of the pace they will be consistently running. Run with these pacers and they will help keep you on track to achieve your goal. Provided by Dick Pond/Fast Track Racing Team for the half marathon only, these pacers are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
1:30:00 (6:52 per mile)
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 (11:04 per mile)
Results & Photos
Free post race digital photos!
FREE LONG SLEEVE SHIRT to all volunteers!
If you are interested in volunteering we would love to have you come and help. Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday (race day). Volunteers will help out with registration, water stations, course marshaling, set up and take down.
Volunteer as a large group and we will donate to your club. Please e-mail us for more details.
Click here to sign up to volunteer.
Please email us to volunteer.
This event is chip timed. Your bib contains your timing chip. You must visibly wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
Gear check will be located at both the half marathon start area and 5k start area. All gear will be moved to the finish area for pick up. The event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit (see event schedule).
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.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form to be considered a participant. See registration page for event waiver.
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 the Forest Preserve District of Cook County is always open to the public unless otherwise noted by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Please visit the Forest Preserve District of Cook County website for forest preserve rules and regulations.
Water stations include water and sports drink.
No dogs. No Strollers.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning.
In late November weather and trail conditions can be variable. There could be a potential for ice or snow. It is the participant’s responsibility to take proper caution.
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