As we actively monitor the developments of COVID-19 and continue to keep the health and safety of our runners, volunteers, and staff our top priority, we regret to inform you that the inaugural Chicago 26.2 has been postponed. The new race date is Saturday, April 3, 2021.
Due to this unprecedented time, all registrations will be automatically deferred free of charge to the new event date. Please note we are unable to offer refunds - as is standard in the race industry. As with all events, proceeds from the event are used to cover the numerous nonrefundable pre-race expenses needed to produce the event.
We hope you stay healthy and thank you for your support and understanding. Best of luck to all of you in your running endeavors.
Free Race Photos
There are 3 options for picking up your race packet. Your QR code from your confirmation email is needed to pick up your race packet.
Road Runner Sports
1435 N Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL 60642
Friday, April 2 (12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Please note only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their race packet on race day.
All participants will receive an official race shirt, finisher medal, bib number, and free race photos with their entry.
Start & Finish Location
Course Time Limit
Course Map & Elevation
On race day, be sure to allow enough time to check in (e.g., parking, gear check, etc.). We recommend participants arrive at least 45 minutes before the race.
Parking & Transportation
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Chicago 26.2. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:
- Course Marshal
- Start line and finish line support
- Aid station support
- Gear Check
- Course set up and tear down
- Packet Pick-Up
- Water and Gatorade station support
- Clean up
The Chicago 26.2 is proud to be supported by the following sponsors and partners.
For information on becoming a sponsor of the Chicago 26.2, please contact email@example.com.