Brace Yourself

braceyourself

A big shout out to Maria for hitting her fundraising goal! Way to go Maria!

Start corrals finalized

Here are the corral assignments:

Maria Bucur- K

Caryl Ewangan- J

Joe Fitzgerald- G

Scott Johnson- C

Jenny Mitchell- K

More info about Start Corrals here.

Packet Pick-Up

You will receive your Participant Guide in the mail in the coming weeks; it will also be available online.

Your Packet Pick Up Ticket will be on the back page of Participant Guide.

Friday, October 7

Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up
McCormick Place; Lakeside Center, Hall D
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 8

Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up
McCormick Place; Lakeside Center, Hall D
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

IMPORTANT-

All participants must pick up their own packet in person at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo.

*Packets are not mailed to participants.

*No race morning packet pick-up.

*Participants must pick up their own packet with photo ID.

*No one can pick it up on your behalf.

*There is no late pickup.

*If you do not pick up your packet, you do not run.

Free shuttle bus service to the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo will be provided to and from the following four locations:

  • Downtown: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue (8th Street entrance)
  • River North: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N. Michigan Avenue, Rush St. entrance
  • Magnificent Mile: Nike Chicago, 669 N. Michigan Avenue, behind the store to the east on St. Clair Street at Erie Street
  • Millennium Park: Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Drive, upper Wacker Drive at Stetson Avenue

Shuttles will operate every 15 – 20 minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 7, and 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. The final pick-up time from the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo will be at 8:30 p.m. on Friday and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Training Tips

Here is a great article on tapering.

Stay tuned for more important info as we get closer and closer to the big day!

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