Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K
Date Sep 24, 2023
Distance 5k, Half-marathon
Course Type Road


Race Information

The Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K Presented by HOKA features a slight variation of a point-to-point/out-and-back, timed, road course that starts and ends in beautiful Jackson Park. Take in the vibrant neighborhoods, lakefront breezes and breathtaking cityscapes from a unique vantage point and claim your HUGE finisher medal at the post-race festival.

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 Life Time events.

Marathon Training for Chicago Runners

Want to run a marathon in 2023? Every year the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) helps thousands of runners get ready for Bank of America Chicago Marathon, and other fall marathons with their group workouts.

Why Run With CARA?

Whether you're a newcomer or experienced runner, CARA's training plans meet you where you're at. Group long runs happen at multiple locations in the city and suburbs. You can join group runs at any location!

Training program includes:

  • 18-week training plan with five options (Novice, Novice II, Intermediate, Advanced, and Run/Walk)
  • 6-week pre-season training guide to prepare you for the season
  • Long runs led by group leaders
  • Coach led track workouts
  • Training guide and weekly education newsletters
  • Video guided marathon strength training plan
  • Marathon Kick-Off Clinic and Final Miles education resources
  • Hydration support at training runs
  • Entry to the Ready to Run 20 Miler
  • Access to the Marathon VIP Experience on Bank of America Chicago Marathon race day
  • Private toilet access at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon start corrals
  • Rush Physical Therapy Injury Hotline
  • CARA Training Tank and Ready to Run 20 Miler Finishers Shirt
Click the Learn More button below to get more information and view all workout locations.

Learn More About CARA Training

Find Accommodation Near Life Time Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Use this map to find hotels and airbnb accommodation near this race location.

Pace Calculator

Find your running pace and splits, and learn if you can outrun dangerous animals with the RunGuides run pace calculator.

Tell us your race tips