Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $12.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up details will be posted 2 weeks before the event.
Picking up someone else’s packet? Don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on race 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
For over forty-years, Special Olympics Illinois has been the leader in helping individuals with disabilities improve their health and discover their strengths through the platform of sports training and competition.
As a member of our team, you will receive a moisture wicking technical shirt, help setting up a personal fundraising page, tips to make fundraising easy and successful and a Special Olympics Illinois certificate of appreciation! Plus, all team members will be entered into a drawing for special incentive prizes!
It’s easy to sign up for our team – just follow the link below and then choose Fund raise as an Individual or Create a Fundraising Team. Once your personal or team fundraising page is set up family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, can go to your page and donate on your behalf.
Run this USATF certified course/Boston qualifier starting on the streets of Schaumburg’s commercial district. This marathon is conveniently located right in the heart of Chicagoland surrounded by excitement, hotels, restaurants and shopping.
Click here to download the live participant tracking app, RaceJoy. Experience race day like never before! Track your race progress while on course. Your family and friends can track your progress and directly send you motivational support while you’re racing.
So close, so easy to get to! The start is located just off the highway near the junction of I90 and I355. ~35 mins from Chicago, ~20 mins from O’Hare Airport. Start/Finish Location: 425 N Martingale Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60193
Parking Location: Various parking lots see parking map, click here
A finisher medal will be awarded to every participant in both the marathon & half marathon. A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall for both the marathon & half marathon.
Join in the excitement as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt for volunteering. Volunteers will help at water stations, participant check-in, course marshaling and many other places.
Need help with your registration? Race Transfer? Change your t-shirt size? Bib exchange? etc.Click here.
Runners and walkers can participate in this race. See the schedule above for the time limit. On event day, we will release each individual runner in a time-trial start.
This run will be chip timed. Participants wear a timing chip integrated with their bib number that starts their individual time when they cross the start line and stops it when they cross the finish line.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-packet pickup or mailed to you. 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.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you or signed up for the virtual run, your gear will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the race day. It will be sent to the address you entered in during registration. If your package does not arrive before the race day, please come to packet pick up or the race site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are allowed, though 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.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the run please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
All participants are required to sign an online waiver. There will be no paper waivers to minimize touchpoints.
No Dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers & joggers only and the parent/guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of their child(ren) in the stroller.
All water stations include water and sports drink. All drinks will be in sealed bottles and participants will be able to take them off of the table themselves to minimize touchpoints.
The run will start rain, snow or shine. The run could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. The above schedule is weather dependent.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 7 days before the run. 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 run.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other All Community Events race for $6 up to 17 days before the run. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. All deferment requests must be sent via e-mail and please include your name, the race your currently in and which race you would like to defer into.
You can manage your shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the race day.