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Chicago Half Marathon

Run the entire family to the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K September 25, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Join thousands of your closest friends in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K! Heck, the races run mostly around the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, around the Museum of Science and Industry and through Jackson Park! The race courses will be wheelchair friendly.

Racers will receive a gender specific tech running shirt and a gold medal commemorating the 20th anniversary of the event! The after race party will be held in Jackson Park, with food and beverages and live entertainment.

A Health and Fitness Expo will be presented September 23-24 at Soldier Field. Racers must attend one of the two expos in order to pick up their race packets. All participants must present a photo ID and a race confirmation e-mail. Shuttle buses for the race will be available in Millennium Park and at the north side Belmont el stop.

For schedules of events and race times, go online to

Make your Chicago Half Marathon & 5K experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.

Call the Lake Shore Hotel at (773) 288-5800 and ask for the special racer’s room discount.