2019 Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Chicago Half Marathon

Chicago Half Marathon
Date Sep 29, 2019
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.

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.


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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.

Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2016 Chicago Half Marathon
"If we’re being completely honest, this race was chosen solely for the promise of a giant finishers’ medal..."

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