The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has announced its selection of races to be deemed as Championship Races of 2018. Among those, the Christie Clinic Illinois Half Marathon in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, was chosen as the Half Marathon Championship Race.
The RRCA selects races for its Championship Series that are well-run, community-based events. The chosen races receive sponsorship assistance for race bibs, awards, and on-course hydration.
The Christie Clinic Illinois Half Marathon will provide over $13,000 in prize money.
The Illinois Marathon events are held April 26-28, 2018 and feature a Friday Night 5k, youth run, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon, and Relay, as well as challenges for combinations of races. Learn more about the Illinois Marathon events at their website.