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  • 10 Mile Race | 7am start
  • For the complete schedule, please view the participant guide

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Start Location

 

Click Here to view the 2014 Race Day Site Map!

It’s all about where you finish.  The 11th running of the Fleet Feet Sports Soldier Field 10 Mile will include the most memorable finish on the 50-yard line to date.   With registration you will receive:

A Spectacular Finish on the 50-Yard Line
The 2014 Finish on the 50 will be more spectacular than ever.  More energy, more music, more memorable.  Make sure you secure your spot before the event sells out so that you can be a part of the experience.

2014 Commemorative Finisher Medal
Participants of the Fleet Feet Sports Soldier Field 10 Mile will be rewarded after your finish at the 50-yard line with a best-in-class finisher medal presented to you on the field by uniformed servicemen and women.

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Premium Event Top
All registered participants will receive a Nike Dri-Fit short sleeve performance top. The perfect summer weight running shirt, it will surely become your “go to” when heading out for a run.  A $25 retail value.

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Post-Race Tailgate Party
The Fleet Feet Sports Soldier Field 10 Mile Post-Race Tailgate will be held on the Stadium Green outside of Soldier Field immediately following the race from 8:30am-11:30am.  The Post-Race Tailgate will feature live music, sponsor giveaways and much more!  10 Mile race participants (21 and older) will receive a drink ticket attached to their bib number that can be redeemed for one (1) Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale or 312 Pale Ale.

IDs will be checked at the beer serving stations.  Be sure you have your ID with you before entering the beer service stations for easy and efficient service.  Additional beer tickets and tailgate food items will be available for purchase.

Additional Event Perks

  • Course includes a vehicle-free Lake Shore Drive
  • FREE parking on race day
  • An option for race day packet pick-up
  • Post-Race Runner Refresh bag

Start Line Positions

Those with Purple or Blue bib numbers must be in their assigned corrals by 6:45am, those with an Orange bib number must be in their assigned corrals by 7:15am and those with a Green bib number must be in their assigned corrals by 7:30am.

The closure times of start corral will be strictly adhered to, if you miss entering your assigned start corral, you will be directed to a higher number corral and potentially to a different color start corral entrance gate.

The start line will close once all participants from the Waldron Drive Corrals have crossed the Start Line. To ensure all runners’ safety, runners arriving late to the start area will not be allowed to participate. Spectators are not allowed in the corral areas. Please click here to view the Site Map.

Pace Teams

Chicago Endurance Sports will provide pacers for a large variety of pace times.

The pace teams provide even splits and fun camaraderie with other runners striving to reach similar goals. These teams are perfect for a wide range of runners, for those finishing their first 10 mile race, to those who are looking for a new PR. Click here for the CES Pace Team FAQ.

Event Alert System (EAS)

The Event Alert System (EAS) communicates the status of course conditions to participants leading up to and on race day via e-mail updates, color coded signs and flags.  Alert levels range from Low (green) to Moderate (yellow) to High (red) to Extreme (black) based primarily on weather conditions, as well as other factors.

All participants should familiarize themselves with the Event Alert System prior to the race, remain alert for directions from race officials throughout the event and take precautions to prepare properly for varying weather conditions on race day.

 

Gear Check

Gear Check will be open at 5:15am and will close promptly at 11:00am.

  • Located inside the Stadium, enter through Gate 0
  • Only registered participants are permitted in the Gear Check Area. Your bib number
    must be clearly visible to security personnel at all times to gain access
  • ALL bags will be searched prior to entry into the Gear Check Area
  • Participants must use the 12x18in clear plastic bag and beaded luggage tie provided to
    you during Packet Pick-Up
  • Attach the Gear Check tag (the top tab of your race bib number) to the bag with the
    beaded luggage tie
  • Do not check any valuables as the event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items

Volunteers

The Fleet Feet Sports Soldier Field 10 Mile would not be possible without the fantastic dedication, enthusiasm and hard work of our volunteers throughout race week and on race day.

We are looking for individuals and groups to help us make this year’s event the most successful one yet.  Click here to learn more!