7:00 a.m. – Remote parking bus shuttle service begins 7:00 a.m. – Gear Check Open 7:00 a.m. – Last minute registration and packet pick up opens 7:45 a.m. – Last minute registration and packet pick up closes 8:00 a.m. – Half Marathon & 10K Start 11:30 a.m. – Gear Check Close 11:45 a.m. – Remote parking bus shuttle service ends
Course time limits: Half Marathon: 3 hours 30 minutes 10K: 2 hours and 30 minutes
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 fundraise for Special Olympics IL. The Special Olympics IL is a great organization that, “empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit.”Click here for more information.
Start/Finish Line: DuPage County Forest Preserve District Headquarters 3S580 Naperville Rd Naperville, IL 60563
Parking: Limited on-site parking near the start/finish line. Arrive early and please carpool.
Off-site Parking With Shuttle Bus Service: -Once the start/finish area parking is full, all participants must take a shuttle bus from workNet DuPage Career Center to the start/finish line. Arrive early and prepare to use the shuttle service.
workNet DuPage Career Center 2525 Cabot Dr #302 Lisle, IL 60532
Shuttle buses will be running starting at 7:00 a.m.
The exact start and finish line locations are identified in the map below.
This course is ran in the beautiful Danada Forest Preserve on the crushed limestone trail, finishing around the horse race track in the grass.
Live Participant Tracking:
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.
There will be half marathon 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. That’s right, these pacers are dedicated to helping lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
Results and photos will be posted here after the event.
2023 RESULTS & PHOTOS 2023 Results 2023 Photos Awards 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 for the half marathon & 10K.
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.
YOU CAN MANAGE YOUR REGISTRATION THROUGH YOUR RUNSIGNUP.COM PROFILE
You can transfer to RUN A DIFFERENT DISTANCE within the same race up to 3 days before the run. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees. This can be managed on your Run Sign Up profile.
You can DEFER/TRANSFER YOUR REGISTRATION to next year’s race or any other All Community Events race for $15 up to 3 days before the run. This can be managed on your Run Sign Up profile.
You can CHANGE YOUR SHIRT SIZE and any other add-ons up to 3 days before the race day. This can be managed on your Run Sign Up profile.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the run. This can be managed on your Run Sign Up profile.
Need help managing your registration. Click here for tutorials.
VIRTUAL RUN FAQs
Your gear will typically arrive 1 – 4 days before the race day. It will be sent to the address you entered during registration.
To submit your virtual run results, click on this year’s results link in the “RESULTS, RECORD TIMES, AWARDS & PHOTOS” accordion above. Then, click the virtual run tab and enter your result.
All WATER STATIONSinclude water and sports drink.
There will be a GEAR CHECK on the event site. Participants must use a clear bag provided.
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 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.
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.
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.
Runners and walkers can participate in this race. See the schedule above for the time limit.
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.
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.
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.
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.