Chicago 10K

Chase what’s yours.

In running, you decide what winning means. Whether it’s a new personal record, a first medal achieved or a longer distance conquered than ever before, define your goal and go get it. Come chase what’s yours at the Chicago 10K.

Race Highlights

Finisher Medal

Race Shirt

Bib Number

Music

Runner Refreshments

Registration

Chicago 10K

$45

May 17 - Jun 16
SOLD OUT
Chicago 10K

$50

Jun 17 - Jun 23
SOLD OUT
Chicago 10K

$60

Jul 29 - Aug 02

All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Packet Pick-Up

There are 3 options for picking up your race packet. A photo ID and bib number are needed to pick up your race packet (bib number will be posted here the week of the race.)

Bib Number Look-Up

Bib number assignments will be posted the week of the race.

Option 1

Pick up your race packet in person prior to the race at:

Road Runner Sports
1435 N Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL 60642

Friday, August 5 (4:00pm – 8:00pm)
Saturday, August 6 (12:00pm – 8:00pm)

Option 2

Have a friend or family member pick up your race packet for you (by presenting a copy of your photo ID and bib number) prior to the race at Road Runner Sports (location, dates and times listed above).

Option 3

Race Day Packet Pick-Up. For $10 per race packet, you can pick up your race packet on race day before the event. You can sign up for this service during the registration process.

*Please note only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their race packet on race day.
Race Day

On race day, be sure to allow enough time to check in (e.g., parking, gear check, etc.) before your start time. We recommend participants arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race.

Start Time

8:00am

Race Location

Grant Park - Arvey Field (Arvey Field is NE of the S Columbus Drive & E Roosevelt Road intersection)

Parking & Transportation

Public transportation is highly recommended. Please visit the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) website at www.transitchicago.com or the Metra website at www.metrarail.com to determine the best route of travel via public transportation.

Limited paid parking is available at the following locations:

Grant Park North Garage – 25 N Michigan Avenue
Grant Park South Garage – 325 S Michigan Avenue
Millennium Park Garage – 5 S Columbus Drive

For additional information, visit www.millenniumgarages.com.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available at the race site.

Photos

All participants will receive free race day photos from Gameface Media. Photos will be available the week following the race and emailed to all participants.

Weather Policy

The Chicago 10K will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the event. All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Awards

The top three overall male and female finishers will receive awards.
Swag

All participants will receive an official Chicago 10K shirt, finisher medal, bib number, free race photos and a B-Tag ChronoTrack timing device with their entry.

Finisher Shirt
Finisher Shirt
Finisher Medal
Finisher Medal
Race Bib
Race Bib
Course Details

Distance

10K - 6.2 miles

Start Location

Grant Park - Arvey Field

Timing

The Chicago 10K will feature the B-Tag Chronotrack timing system. All participants will receive a B-Tag timing device with their bib number.

Course Time Limit

Participants must maintain a 15:00 mile pace and complete the race in 1 hour 30 minutes. Please note your official time does not begin until you cross the start line.
Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Chicago 10K. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:

Needs

  • Course Marshall
  • Start line and finish line support
  • Aid station support
  • Gear check
  • Course set up and tear down
  • Packet Pick-Up
  • Water station support
  • Cleanup
For more information, please contact us at info@chicago10k.run.
Sponsors

The Chicago 10K is proud to be supported by the following sponsors and partners.

Sponsors Run Mfg
Sponsors Clifbar
Sponsor Chicago Athlete
Sponsors Active
Sponsors Gameface

For information on becoming a sponsor of the Chicago 10K, please contact info@chicago10k.run.

Beneficiary

The beneficiary of the Chicago 10K is Special Olympics Chicago.

About

Their 5,000+ superstar athletes are just like you. They set goals, train, and celebrate accomplishments in a big way. We thank you for your consideration in making a tax-deductible donation which will support the 22 sports enjoyed by these athletes throughout the year.

For more information on how you can get involved, visit www.sochicago.org.
FAQ

Questions?

We've got answers. For more information about the race, please email us at info@chicago10k.run or visit our FAQ page.

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