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Race Calendar

Sunday, September 27, 2020
7:30 AM: Alpine Races - CANCELLED
Longest Race: Half-Marathon
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Lake Zurich, IL
(more info)
Location: Lake Zurich
Race website: https://alpinerunners.com
Online Registration: https://alpineracesannualhalfmarathon.itsyourrace.com

8:00 AM: Lions Run for Hope 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Stickney, IL
(more info)
Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Address: 4101 Ridgeland Ave
Additional information: We have good news that we will still be having a "Run for Hope" 5K this year. But due to the pandemic, we are making a few changes to how the race will operate.

For those of you who would still like to run an in-person race, we will be having it on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. But both the start and finish lines will be chip-timed and participants will be staggered in waves of 45, spaced six feet apart at the starting line. Walkers will start after the last wave of runners.

And for those of you who do not feel comfortable running an in-person race, we will also have a virtual race option.

All registrations must be made online this year. The PDF link in the menu is for informational purposes only.
Registration Fee: a couple bucks, I guess
Race website: https://lionsrunforhope.org/
Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Stickney/LionsRunforHopehttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Stickney/LionsRunforHope

9:00 AM: Plainfield Harvest 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: Plainfield, IL
(more info)
Location: YMCA
Address: 15120 Wallin Dr
Additional information: Capped at 250 participants - as of 9/17/20 at 8:40 am there were 42 spots remaining
- there is a $3 discount for Cara members as well
Registration Fee: $32
Race website: https://www.plainfieldharvest5k.com/
Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Plainfield/HarvestRunKidzMilerhttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Plainfield/HarvestRunKidzMiler

9:00 AM: Run to Read 5K - VIRTUAL EVENT
Distance: 5K
Town: Schaumburg, IL
(more info)
Location: Dirksen School
Race website: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Schaumburg/D54RuntoReadhttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Schaumburg/D54RuntoRead

Saturday, October 3, 2020
7:00 AM: Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K, & 3.5 Mile
Longest Race: Half-Marathon
2nd Longest: 10K 
3rd Longest: 3.5 Miles 
Town: Long Grove, IL
(more info)
Location: Historic Downtown Long Grove
Address: 343 Old McHenry Rd
Race website: https://allcommunityevents.com/prairiestatehalfmarathon

Sunday, October 4, 2020
8:00 AM: Wolfpack Trail Run
Longest Race: 29K
2nd Longest: 6 Miles 
Town: Lyons, WI
(more info)
Location: Lyons WI
Registration Fee: 35
Race website: https://www.raceentry.com/races/wolf-pack-trail-run/2020/register
Online Registration: https://www.raceentry.com/races/wolf-pack-trail-run/2020/register
Source(s): W

8:00 AM: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Minneapolis, MN
(more info)

Address: 600 PARK AVE S. MINNEAPOLIS MN 55415
Race website: https://www.tcmevents.org

10:10 AM: Virgin Money London Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: London UK, IL
(more info)

Race website: https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/en-gb/
Source(s): W

Saturday, October 10, 2020
9:00 AM: Penguin in the Park - VIRTUAL
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: 1/2 Mile 
Town: Decatur , IL
(more info)
Location: Fairview Park
Address: 575 N McClellan
Additional information: Since March, we have been working diligently to host a rescheduled 2020 Penguin in the Park in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, we have continued to monitor conditions and data as we prioritize everyone's health and safety. We have determined that hosting an in-person 2020 Penguin in the Park is not the safest for everyone involved.

All hope is not lost! We have decided to host a Virtual 2020 Penguin in the Park from Saturday, October 10 through Sunday, October 18. Complete with race goodie bags, t shirts, fleece head warmer compliments of Staley Credit Union, finisher medal, results, and more! If you previously registered for the race in March, you are automatically included in this event. Registration is reopened through Wednesday, October 7 to meet the demand of others who would like to join us.

Packet Pickup
A socially distanced packet pickup will take place on Saturday, October 10th from 9AM-1PM at the large pavilion in Fairview Park
Masks are required to pick up your packet
To limit foot traffic, please send one representative from your family or group of friends group to pick up your race bag.
If you do not live in the following counties, you will have your race bag and finisher medal mailed to you free of charge if not picked up at packet pickup.
Counties not eligible for free shipping: Champaign, Christian, Coles, De Witt, Douglas, Effingham, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard, Moultrie, Piatt, Sangamon
It may take up to two weeks following October 10 to receive your race bag
If you live in one of the counties listed above and you do not know someone who can pick up your race bag for you, you may elect to have your packet shipped for an additional $8. Details on how to request shipping are forthcoming.
If you previously registered for the Virtual 5K, your race packet will be shipped for free.
Additional details will follow as we get closer to race day.
Registration Fee: $25
Race website: https://penguininthepark.com/
Online Registration: https://penguininthepark.com/

Sunday, October 11, 2020
7:30 AM: Bank of America Chicago Marathon - CANCELLED
Distance: Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
(more info)
Location: Grant Park
Address: 337 E Randolph St
Race website: https://www.chicagomarathon.com/
Online Registration: https://results.chicagomarathon.com/2019/

Sunday, October 18, 2020
7:00 AM: Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon Races
Longest Race: Half-Marathon
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Naperville, IL
(more info)
Location: Downtown
Address: Eagle and Jackson
Additional information: A great fall half winding through downtown Naperville.

Use code CAL-RRROCKS-2020 for $5 off the Half Marathon.
Race website: http://runnaperville.com/
Online Registration: http://runnaperville.com/half-marathon-registration-2/
Source(s): W

8:00 AM: Grand Rapids Half Marathon - VIRTUAL EVENT
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Half-Marathon 
Town: Grand Rapids, MI
(more info)

Saturday, October 24, 2020
8:00 AM: Lake Bluff Pumpkin Chase 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Lake Bluff, IL
(more info)
Location: Lake Bluff Middle School
Address: 121 E. Sheridan Place
Additional information: Indoor access to the school is available, including for bathrooms, bib pickup, and results query on computers. Parking is adjacent.
Source(s): C

Sunday, October 25, 2020
9:00 AM: Shannon McNamara Memorial 5K Run
Distance: 5K
Town: Rolling Meadows, IL
(more info)
Location: Rolling Meadows High School
Race website: https://www.facebook.com/ShannonMcNamaraMemorial5K/

Saturday, October 31, 2020
7:30 AM: Via Dolorosa Trail Marathon, 50K, Half & 10K
Longest Race: 50K
2nd Longest: Marathon 
3rd Longest: Half-Marathon 
4th Longest: 10K 
Town: Hubertus, WI
(more info)
Location: Holy Hill - Basilica and National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians
Address: 1525 Carmel Rd
Race website: https://www.run1010.com/via-dolorosa-marathon

Sunday, November 1, 2020
7:00 AM: TCS NYC Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: New York City, NY
(more info)

7:30 AM: Big Timber XC Challenge
Longest Race: 5 Mile
2nd Longest: 3 Miles 
Town: Elgin, IL
(more info)
Location: Camp Big Timber
Address: 7826 37W955 Big Timber Rd
Additional information: Warning: If the event is cancelled, no refunds will be issued.
Registration Fee: 40
Race website: https://raceroster.com/events/2020/31502/big-timber-xc-challenge

Saturday, November 7, 2020
7:30 AM: Quarryman Challenge 10 Mile & 5K - CANCELLED
Longest Race: 10 Mile
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Lemont, IL
(more info)
Location: Village Hall Village of Lemont
Address: 418 Main Street
Race website: http://quarrymanchallenge.com
Source(s): W

8:00 AM: CARA Autumn Trail Chase
Distance: 5K
Town: Lemont, IL
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(more info)
Location: The Forge Adventure Park
Address: 1001 Main St
Additional information: Event Day Schedule:
6:30 a.m. - Venue open
7:50 a.m. - Deadline to report to Start Wave
7:50 a.m. - Pre-Race Announcements / Instructions
8:00 a.m. - Start

Registration Fees: [REGISTER]
Late - $44 - Through November 5 (Closes at 6:00 p.m.)
Regular - $39 - Through November 1
Early - $34 - Through September 30
No Event Day Registration
CARA Supporter Level members save 10%!
Registration Fee: $34 by Sept 30
Race website: https://www.cararuns.info/trailseries#comp-kein2moecontainer
Online Registration: https://thedriven.net/cara.race_reg/eid/38713014789?

Sunday, November 8, 2020
7:00 AM: tBunk Endurance Challenge
Distance: 50K
Town: Whitewater, WI
(more info)
Location: Whitewater, WI
Registration Fee: 65
Race website: http://tbunk.blogspot.com/p/race-info.html
Online Registration: https://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=20311WI&tab=a2
Source(s): O

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