Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon

Event Date

Sun, Nov 9, 2014


Litchfield, IL

About This Activity

RaceMaker Productions is excited to announce the second annual Litchfield Half Marathon, 5k, and Mile Dash! If you are looking to race your best half marathon ever, with perfect late fall running conditions, on the fastest course in the midwest-then this is YOUR Race! Our course is closed to all thru traffic, and loaded with genuine fans comprised of families, local businesses, and local organizations eager to cheer each of you on to your own personal victory! Not only is our course loaded with support, we also have tons of great signage to keep you both informed and entertained throughout your run. As an added bonus all athletes receive full Litchfield Route 66 SWAG packages, and our staple post race Root Beer Floats in a collectible Litchfield Route 66 Mug! Our Motto for 2014 is “Better-Every Day, In Every Way,” and we challenge you to sign up, hit the roads training, and look at each day your given as an opportunity to BE BETTER!

*New for 2014 the 13.1 Mile Half Marathon will be a USA Track and Field Certified Course!

Race SWAG (Stuff We All Get):

Guarantee Deadline: Monday 10/27/14 @ Midnight!

Free: All registered Athletes and family/friends welcome to Litchfield Illinois SkyView Drive-In Theater Saturday November 8, 2014 for a Pre-Race Movie!

Half Marathon: Official Route 66 Half Marathon Hoodie, Finisher Medal, Route 66 Race Bib

5k: Official Route 66 5k Long Sleeve Tri Blend Shirt, Route 66 Race Bib

Mile Dash: Official Route 66 Mile Dash Tri Blend T-Shirt, Route 66 Race Bib, Finisher Ribbon

Refreshments:   Route 66 Souvenir Cups with fresh brewed Root Beer or Root Beer Floats! Post Race Snacks and Fruit also provided.



Half & 5k: Top three overall Male/Females & Top three Age Group Male/Female

Age Groups:

U9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

 Mile Dash (Fun Run/Walk): Top 50 finishers get finisher place ribbons!

Event details and schedule

Saturday November 8, 2014: 

Packet Pick Up/Registration: 3:00-6:00 PM

Location: Litchfield Skyview Drive In


Sunday November 9, 2014: 

Packet Pick Up/Registration (for all Events): 6:00 AM-7:30 AM

Mile Dash (Run/Walk): 8:00 AM

Pre-Race Meeting: 8:20 AM

National Anthem: 8:25 AM

Half Marathon Start: 8:30 AM

5k Run/Walk Start: 8:35 AM


Award Ceremony: 

5k: 9:35 AM

Half: 11:30 AM

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