2021 Event Schedule TBD

The start and finish line of the HOKA Chicago Half Marathon and 5K is located in Jackson Park, just south of the Museum of Science and Industry at the intersection of Hayes & Richards. Jackson Park, once the site of the 1893 World Columbian Exposition, is more than 600 acres and provides recreational opportunities for athletes, nature lovers and beach goers alike.


12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Friday, September 25Health Way of Life Expo | Packet Pick UpRoosevelt Collection
6:00 p.m.Friday, September 25Shake Out RunFleet Feet South Loop | Roosevelt Collection
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Saturday, September 26Health Way of Life Expo | Packet PickupRoosevelt Collection
2:00 p.m.Saturday, September 26HOKA ONE ONE Meet & Greet with Kellyn Taylor and Ben BruceHOKA ONE ONE Expo booth (located near Athlete T-shirts)
4:45 a.m.Sunday, September 27Shuttles Begin to Depart (RESERVATIONS ONLY)Millennium Park & Belmont "L" Station locations
5:00 a.m.Gear Check and Will Call OpenJackson Park
5:00 a.m.Last Shuttles DepartMillenium Park & Belmont "L" Station locations
6:00 a.m.Lake Shore Drive ClosesBetween 31st and 67th Streets
6:45 a.m.Half Marathon Corrals CloseCornell Avenue, just north of Hayes Drive
6:45 a.m.Wheelchair/AWD Start | Half Marathon
7:00 a.m.Chicago Half Marathon Start
7:15 a.m.Half Marathon Start Line closes
7:35 a.m.Life Time 5K Wheelchair/AWD Start
7:45 a.m.Life Time 5K Start
8:00 a.m.Finish Festival OpensJackson Park
8:45 a.m.Awards CeremonyMain Stage | Finish Festival
11:30 a.m.Course and Finish Line Close
12:00 p.m.Finish Festival and Gear Check Close
Last Shuttle departs Jackson Park


All athletes are required to pick up their registration packets in person at the Healthy Way of Life Expo.

Dates & Hours

  • Friday, September 25, 2020 (12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday, September 26, 2020 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Please bring the following items to pick up your packet:

    • Photo ID
    • Packet Pick Up confirmation email.

*Bib numbers will be assigned at the Expo during Packet Pick Up.

Please Note: If you are unable to collect your own packet, you are able to have a friend or family member do so for you! Please make sure that they have a copy of your photo ID (digital copy on a cell phone will suffice). There is no Race Day packet pick up unless you purchase the Will Call option in advance.

Those who have purchased this option will not have to attend the Expo and will pick up their packet on Race Day between 5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Will Call will be located in the Finish Festival area in Jackson Park.