Race Day Schedule
6:20 – 7:10 a.m.- Registration Packet Pick Up at event start/finish location
7:15 a.m. – Kid’s 200 Meter Dash (10 & under/Free)
7:30 a.m. – Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Start
8:15 a.m. – 5k Awards
9:00 a.m. – 10k Awards
9:45 a.m. – *Half Marathon Cash Prize Payout Guidelines Below
10:00 a.m. – Half Marathon Awards
8:55 p.m. – The Glo Run – Click here for event info
Time limit: 3.5 hours
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $12.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up:
Dick Pond Athletics
1772 W Algonquin Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Thursday, July 18th 10am – 8pm
Friday, July 19th 10am – 5pm
Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up, see schedule for time (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
The Hoffman Estates Police Department is proud to participate in the Law Enforcement Explorer Program, sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America and Learning For Life. The Police Department has sponsored Explorer Post #806 since 1977.
Police Explorers are young adults who aspire to careers in law enforcement. Police officers volunteer as Advisers and mentors. They train and offer guidance to Explorers in all aspects of police work. Advisers generously donate their time and assist in the training and planning of future activities. Experienced police officers also provide training in a variety of law enforcement skills, such as traffic accident investigations, handling domestic disputes, processing crime scenes, building searches, and arrest techniques.
AT & T Center Dr.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
2046 Lakewood Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
$$$ – HUGE CASH Prize Purse For Half Marathon – $$$
Finisher medals to all Half Marathon, 10K & 5K finishers.
Half Marathon Overall Cash Prize
Top 10 Males and Top 10 Females
1st – $500
2nd – $300
3rd – $250
4th – $150
5th – $100
6th – $100
7th – $100
8th – $100
9th – $75
10th – $50
*Half Marathon Cash Payout Guidelines
The prize money for top 10 male and female will be based upon GUN time. The first 10 males and females across the finish line will receive the prize money
9:15 A.M. – Preliminary cash payout winners posted. Protest period opens. All proposed corrections to the cash payout winners must be presented to the Race Director and Race Timer for consideration at this time.
9:30 A.M. – Protest period closes. Results for cash payout will be finalized at this time and will not be changed, no exceptions.
9:45 a.M. – Cash payouts begin, no changes will be accepted at this time.
Must be on site to receive prize.
A finisher medal will be awarded to all finishers.
A winner medal will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female, in each age group and overall for the half marathon, 10k & 5K.
Participant must be present on event day to receive medals.
Every Kids Dash participant receives a finishers ribbon!
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.
Need to book a hotel? Stay in the town that is working hard to support this event: Click here
Won an award and didn’t pick up your medal? Follow this post race medal request registration link.
Be part of this community event. FREE EVENT SHIRT to all volunteers!
If you are interested in volunteering we would love to have you come and help. Become part of the excitement by helping out an event that helps your local community. Volunteers are needed throughout the weekend. Let us know how much time you have available to volunteer as there are many different opportunities to help out. Volunteers will help out with registration, water stations, course marshaling, set up and take down, etc.
Please follow THIS LINK to register to volunteer.
There will be pacers for the Half Marathon 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. That’s right, these pacers are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
Half Marathon Pace Times:
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)
2:30:00 (11:26 per mile)
Want to be a pacer? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Actual pacer finish times may vary from the advertised pace time, times are not guaranteed.
Need help with your registration? Race Transfer? Change your t-shirt size? Bib exchange? etc. Click here.
This event is chip timed. All timing chips will be available at packet pick up. The chip is for one-time use and you can keep it!
Water stations include water and sports drink.
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.
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 the event day, please come to packet pick up or the event site where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning.
Walkers with strollers are allowed on the course and it is the participant’s responsibility to take proper caution. The course is open to the public during the event and participants are responsible for taking proper caution.
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.
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.
Spectators should view the course map for suggested spectator spots and road closures.
The course will be open for 3.5 hours.
Cook County Forest Preserves are always open to the public except when noted by the forest preserve.
**All times and placements of finish will be reviewed and deemed official before cash awards are distributed to the winners.
**Any U.S. citizens, who qualify for the top 2 open cash awards, will be required to pay taxes on the gross amount.
**To be eligible for cash prize a W-9 form must be submitted complete with a Social Security Number or Tax ID and signature as required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
** Non-U.S. citizens who qualify for cash awards will be subject to Income Tax withholding, which will be deducted from the prize money dependent on IRS requirements.
**The age of a participant on the day of the race will determine their eligibility for the cash awards.
**Prize purse only available to half marathon runners. All winners are subject to random drug testing.
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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