SUNSET HALF MARATHON, 10k & 5k RUN/WALK
JULY 20, 2013 Sunset Event
Experience the excitement of the Alexian Brothers Fitness For America Sports Festival Half Marathon, 10k or 5k Run/Walk on July 20, 2013 in Hoffman Estates. Run or walk the 5k or strive to complete the 10k or half marathon run. All distances offer diverse and scenic USATF certified courses with pace teams for the 10k and half marathon. Put your shoes on and accomplish the distance, receive your commemorative moisture wicking tech shirt, bib number and finisher’s medal*. This run/walk event is an official fundraiser for The Children's Advocacy Center.
2013 PARTICIPANT PERKS
Moisture Wicking Technical Short Sleeve Shirt
Half Marathon Finisher's Medal
Souvenir Event Bib Number
Bib Chip Timing
Post Race Massage & Stretching
4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.- Packet Pick Up & Expo
Hoffman Estates Village Hall
1900 Hassell Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
SATURDAY SUNSET SCHEDULE
4:45-5:30 p.m.- Registration Packet Pick Up at event start/finish location
5:45 p.m. - Half Marathon
5:45 p.m. - 10k
6:15 p.m. - 5k Run/Walk
7:15 p.m. - Kid's 200 Meter Dash (10&under/Free)
7:00 p.m. - 5k Awards
7:15 p.m. - 10k Awards
8:00 p.m. - Half Marathon Awards
CHICAGO HALF MARATHON SERIES
You do NOT need to be part of the series to participate in the half marathon. The half marathon category is part of the “Chicago Half Marathon Series.” The series is open to all levels and age categories featuring events all over Chicagoland, click here.
PACKET PICK UP/EXPO
Packets will be available for pick up at the specified locations and times. While there, check out the festival expo with inline skating, health and running exhibitors. Packets will be available during specified packet pick up times only. To pick up your packet you will be required to sign a waiver and present valid photo ID. If you are picking up a packet for another participant you must bring a signed waiver and a copy of their photo ID.
Waiver, click here
The USATF certified 5k/3.1 mile, 10k/6.2 mile and 13.1 mile half marathon are all scenic road courses. The courses travel through North Hoffman Estates, Paul Douglas Forest Preserve and scenic AT&T complex on roads and paved trails. The course tours past the start/finish area during the distance to giving spectators a chance to cheer participants on. Water stations and toilets will be provided on course and medical service will be stationed at the finish line, see course map for this and other information. Put your shoes on and accomplish the distance!!
2046 Lakewood Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL
PARKING MAP-Please review
5k course map
10k course map
half marathon course map
run course elevation graph
Pacers help you achieve your time goal for the half marathon and 10k. Look for a runner holding a sign with one of the times below. These runners are dedicated to help lead you to your goal time. Pace times listed below.
Half Marathon Pace Finish Times:
1:40:00 (7:38 per mile)
1:45:00 (8:00 per mile)
1:50:00 (8:24 per mile)
1:55:00 (8:47 per mile)
2:00:00 (9:10 per mile)
2:10:00 (9:55 per mile
2:20:00 (10:40 per mile)
2:30:00 (11:27 per mile)
10k Pace Finish Times (first 5 miles only)
7:38 min per mile
8:00 min per mile
8:24 min per mile
8:47 min per mile
9:10 min per mile
9:55 min per mile
10:40 min per mile
11:27 min per mile
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall for the half marathon, 10k and 5k. Raffle prizes will be given out also.
$10,000 Cash Prize Purse**
Overall Half Marathon Male/Female:
1st - $2,000
2nd - $1,250
3rd - $1,000
4th - $500
5th - $250
5k, 10k & Half Marathon Age Groups:
14 & under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
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This event is chip timed. All timing chips will be available at packet pick up. The chip is for one time use and you can keep it!
Gear check will be provided for all run events. Pick up and drop off will be at the start and finish respectfully. The event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Weather: The mean temperature is 72 degrees fahrenheit according weather.com. It is the participant’s responsibility to choose the proper clothing, nutrition and hydration for the event day weather.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning.
Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are allowed though are strongly not recommended. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
Spectators should view the course map for suggested spectator spots and road closures.
The course will be open for 3.5 Hours.
Cook County forest preserves are always open to the public except when noted by the forest preserve.
Pacers for the first 5 miles of the 10k only and the entire 13.1 miles of the half marathon.
*Finisher medals for the half marathon only
**All times and placements of finish will be reviewed and deemed official before cash awards are distributed to the winners.
**Any U.S. citizens, who qualify for the top 2 open cash awards, will be required to pay taxes on the gross amount.
**To be eligible for cash prize a W-9 form must be submitted complete with a Social Security Number or Tax ID and signature as required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
**Non U.S. citizens who qualify for cash awards will be subject to Income Tax withholding, which will be deducted from the prize money dependent on IRS requirements.
**The age of a participant on the day of the race will determine their eligibility for the cash awards.
**Prize purse only available to half marathon runners. All winners are subject to random drug testing.
If you would like to contact the event via phone please
call 847.344.0861.Be sure to check out all the website pages for all sorts of great information!