Have you been running along the lake this summer and now ready to run a great race. Or are you looking for one more activity to add to your summer bucket list?
Grab your running shoes, some friends, and your smart phone because this Sunday, July 20th is an event you won't want to miss...HumanaVitality is bringing back Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon to the Windy City for it's sixth anniversary. Not prepared to run the half marathon?
Don't sweat it! In addition, two 5k races and a Health and Fitness Expo will take place this weekend. Get out, get active, and get some sunshine at any of these 3 events:
Visti the Expo: Friday, 7/18, 12:30-7 pm and Saturday, 7/19, 9:30 am – 5pm – Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Health & Fitness Expo at McCormick Place
Run the 5K: Saturday, 7/19, 8 am – Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5K at Grant Park
Run the Distance: Sunday, 7/20, 6:30 am – Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon and 5K at Grant Park
Is running not your cup of tea? Out of town for the weekend? No worries!
Show your support at Rock 'n' Roll Chicago's half marathon by downloading the free app "Cheer Squad" which will allow you to cheer for your favorite half marathoners during mile 10 from anywhere in the world by sending inspirational messages that will appear on a jumbotron for the runners to see! I won't be running but I'll be cheering for my friends!
In addition, live music, a misting and bubble machine will be set up at mile 10 for that extra push to help reach the finish line! We hope to see you or see your words of inspiration on the big screen at mile 10 on Sunday.