SEPTEMBER 29, 2019


SEPTEMBER 29, 2019


SEPTEMBER 29, 2019


2018 Registration Information

Registration is now open for the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K presented by My Fit Key. The earlier you register the more you’ll save.


  • Gender-specific tech running shirt
  • Huge custom finishers medal worthy of Chicago’s “big shoulders”
  • On course-entertainment including live DJ’s and local bands
  • 10 aid stations with hydration and restrooms
  • FREE race photos provided by, Athlinks
  • Access to our epic Finish Festival at Jackson Park
    • Beer Garden serving Lagunitas Beer (21+)
    • Pizza from Chicago’s own Home Run Inn
    • Live concert on the Lagunitas stage and more!
  • Complimentary round-trip shuttle service*
  • Awards for overall and top three runners in each age group

Read more on the history and inspiration behind this year’s shirt and medal designs.

*must be registered and opted in before Sunday, September 9.

Half Marathon Shirt

5K Shirt

Half Marathon Medal


The Chicago Half Marathon will be the second event in the 2018 Chicagoland Half Marathon Series, which also includes the Chicago Spring Half Marathon on May 20th. Participants who complete both half marathon distances will earn a custom 26.2 Challenge finisher medal at the final event.

2018 Series Dates

Byline Bank Chicago Spring Half Marathon – May 20, 2018 – SOLD OUT

Chicago Half Marathon – September 23, 2018

The Chicagoland Half Marathon Series is limited to the first 2,000 individuals who register for both half marathon distance races. Competitive awards will be offered to the top three male and female finishers using combined scores from both events.

As each race approaches, information will be made available regarding special program instructions and race perks. Contention rosters will be updated and posted here throughout the year.


Contention for the Chicagoland Half Marathon Series Challenge is based on the completion of both the Byline Bank Chicago Spring Half Marathon and the Chicago Half Marathon in the same calendar year.

At this time – registration is only open to those whom have already registered for the Chicago Spring Half Marathon and have NOT yet registered for the Chicago Half Marathon.

Click Here to add the Chicago Half Marathon and complete your series registration.

For additional questions, please contact

*Discounts do not apply to blitz, early registration or any other offers.