The start and finish line of the Chicago Half Marathon and 5K presented by My Fit Key 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.

EVENT SCHEDULE

TIMEDATEEVENTLOCATION
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Friday, September 21Health Way of Life Expo | Packet Pick UpRoosevelt Collection
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Saturday, September 22Health Way of Life Expo | Packet PickupRoosevelt Collection
4:45 a.m.Sunday, September 23Shuttles Begin to DepartMillennium Park & Belmont "L" Station locations
5:00 a.m.Gear Check & 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
7:35 a.m.Wheelchair/AWD Start | 5K
7:45 a.m.5K Start
8:00 a.m.Finish Festival OpensJackson Park
8:45 a.m.Awards CeremonyMain Stage | Finish Festival
11:30 a.m.Finish Line Closes
12:00 p.m.Finish Festival and Gear Check Closes
Last Shuttle departs Jackson Park

PACKET PICK UP

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

Dates & Hours

  • Friday, September 21, 2018 (12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Please bring the following items to pick up your packet:

  • Photo ID
  • Bib Assignment

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 and bib assignment.There is no Race Day packet pick up unless you purchase the Will Call option in advance.

WILL CALL
If you are unable to pick up your packet during the scheduled packet pick up hours or want to pick up your packet on race morning, you may elect to purchase the race morning Will Call for $30. Purchasing this option will allow you to pick up your 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.

ATHLETE GUIDE

Be prepared for race day! The 2018 Athlete Guide is featured below.

> View the 2018 Athlete Guide