Rest & Recovery Area
Invite your friends and family to join you in the Rest & Recovery Area to celebrate your accomplishment as well as cheer on other participants as they cross the finish line. There will be food, merchandise and great activities for all ages. Continue to check back for further updates on activities in the Rest & Recovery Area.
Get your official Chicago Half Marathon merchandise in the large vendor tent at the finish line.
Participants can enjoy a free massage in the Rest & Recovery Area at the large vendor tent following their race.
Race results will be posted during the event and can be checked in the Rest & Recovery Area by visiting the Results Tent located near the finish line.
Once you cross the finish line, be sure to smile as MarathonFoto will be taking finisher photos. Once you’ve crossed the finish line, you will receive your finisher’s medal. Please keep moving through the Runner Services area to prevent back-ups at the finish line. Also, you will not be allowed to meet your friends and family in the Runner Services area after the finish line, please do so in the Rest & Recovery Area. Post-race food will be available to participants before entering the Rest & Recovery Area. Please make sure to get your food at that time, and please be considerate of your fellow runners and take one item per person.