The Biggest Loser RunWalk Chicago Half Marathon/5K/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

Event Date

Sun, Aug 3, 2014


Chicago, IL

About This Activity

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following: 

• The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative T-Shirt
• Drawstring Backpack
• Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers 
• Celebrity Appearances
• Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course
  and Food at the Finish Line
• Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist & Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans 
• Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience

Event details and schedule

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Health & Wellness Meet 'n' Greet brought to you by Vein Clinics of America

Get some inspiration and gear up for race day! Visit many health and fitness vendors that will help get you ready for Sunday!
When:  Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
             Prairie Room
             2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
Time:   11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Speaking Schedule (8/2/14)
11:00am - Packet Pick up begins
11:30am - Tara Costa, Season 7 Winner
12:30pm - Vinny Hickerson, Season 12
1:00pm - Vein Clinics of America
1:45pm - Race Guards, Certified in-Race First Aid; Tracy Kilvinger

2:00pm - Danny Cahill, Season 8 Winner
2:30pm - Bobby Saleem, Season 15 Runner-up
3:00pm - Dan and Jackie Evans, Season 5
4:00pm - Packet Pick up ends

*Please note there is a fee for parking. We encourage public transportation.

0-1hr - $18
1-3hrs - $21
3hr-9hrs - $27
9-24hrs - $34

As for public transit, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is most accessible via bus.
From Northside/Downtown
Take #3 – King Drive - to McCormick Place
Exit bus and walk across the street to hotel
From Southside
Take #3 - King Drive – to McCormick Place
Exit bus and hotel is on same side of street
If people prefer trains
Take Red Line to Cermak/Chinatown
Board #21 – Cermak – East to McCormick Place
Exit bus and walk across the street to hotel
There is a Metra line that runs into McCormick Place from the south – the Metra Electric District.

Please note, you must bring your photo I.D. to packet pickup.

We encourage you to print, sign and bring your liability waiver with to packet pickup. 
**All participants, including team members, must pick up their own packets.**

Race Day 
When: Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
WhereSoldier Field (Stadium Green at the Soldier Field Parklands). Race Lineup will take place on Waldron Street Drive near the intersection of Museum Campus Drive.

Race day Schedule (8/3/14) 
6:00 am - Festival Area and Vendors open
7:00 am - Pilates ProWorks Pre-Race Stretch
7:25 am - National Anthem at start line
7:30 am – Half Marathon start time
8:00 am – 5K start time
9:00 am - Dan Evans Music
9:30 am - 5K Run and Walk Awards at Festival Stage
10:30 am - Dan Evans Music
11:00 am - Half Marathon Run Awards at Festival Stage
11:30 am - One Mile Kids Fun Run at Start Line
12:00 pm - Half Marathon Walk Awards at Festival Stage
12:30 pm - Course Closes
Join fellow RunWalkers and visit The Biggest Loser RunWalk After-Party at Bar Louie! Show your bib for specials! (Details below)

*All winners must be present to receive their award.  No awards will be mailed out.
Join us at the After Party at Bar Louie!


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