2017 Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Chicago Half Marathon

Chicago Half Marathon
Date Sep 24, 2017
Distance 5k, Half-marathon
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Chicago Half Marathon is one of Chicago's premier hometown races! This event is the only race in Chicago that completely shuts down Lake Shore Drive, giving you an opportunity to see the city in a way that's usually not possible.

Chicago half marathon

Everything starts and finishes in Historic Jackson Park, just south of the Museum of Science and Industry. Runners will wind through beautiful Hyde Park before running along traffic-free Lake Shore Drive offering sweeping views of the Chicago skyline and south shore.

Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Chicagoland Half Marathon Series events.

Course Information

Expect a very straightforward course that follows an out and back route along the water. The course is flat and fast with no major sharp turns. Wind is the only main factor that typically affects race times.

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