The Chicago Half Marathon Series is a diverse collection of 8 half marathons located all over Chicagoland throughout the year. Participate in at least 3 of the 8 half marathons and you are eligible for the series. This is a chance for half marathoners of all levels and ages to track their performance throughout the year as well as compete against other fellow half marathoners for age group or overall glory. If you participate in more than 3 races then only your best 3 races will count toward the series. All participants will receive a point for participating in each race and the top 15 in each age group and overall from each half marathon will receive additional points on a graduated scale. At the end of the year, ALL series participants will be receive a FREE SERIES MEDAL.
Participants do not need to register for the series, they just need to participate in at least 3 of the 8 series half marathons.
All participants from each half marathon will automatically be entered into the series after each half marathon. Series point will be updated and posted to the website after each half marathon. At the end of the year all participants who participated in less than 3 races will be removed from the series.
Participants are only considered part of the series after participating in 3 Series Half Marathons.
Age Group Series: Participants in each age group for each half marathon will be awarded points based on the above points scale for male and female: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+.