Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay

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April 27, 2019
Start location: Champaign Assembly Hall
City/State: Champaign, IL
Start time: 7:00 am
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Marathon

The race starts near State Farm Center, runs through campus, loops through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.

The course will be closed to traffic for participants who are averaging faster than 13:45 minutes per mile. Slower participants may continue after traffic is allowed onto the race course, but they do so at their own risk and must follow pedestrian statutes. Race volunteers, the finish line, and post-race festivities will remain active long enough to accommodate runners taking up to 7 hours.

Marathon entrants will receive a high-quality, gender-specific long-sleeve technical shirt and a drawstring backpack. Finishers get a great medal, a fleece blanket, commemorative heatsheet, food and drink after the race, and one beverage at the 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash on Saturday. (Entrants must display their race bib to receive the beverage).

More info on the Marathon

Half Marathon

The race starts near State Farm Center, runs through campus, loops through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.

The course will be closed to traffic for participants who are on pace to finish in 3:30 or less (roughly 16 minutes per mile). Slower participants may continue after traffic is allowed onto the race course, but they do so at their own risk and must follow pedestrian statutes.

Half Marathon entrants will receive a high-quality, gender-specific short-sleeve technical shirt and a drawstring backpack. Finishers get a great medal, a commemorative heatsheet, food and drink after the race, and one beverage at the 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash on Saturday. (Entrants must display their race bib to receive the beverage).

More info on the Half Marathon

Marathon Relay

The Marathon Relay? Yep….the marathon can be a team sport! Gather three of your friends, co-workers, etc. and take a chance on 26.2 miles divided by 4! A ton of fun, this is a great bonding experience with the potential for some good bragging rights!

We are using a wave start. Relay teams should be in the wave that corresponds to their expected total finishing time.

The course will be closed to traffic for participants who are averaging faster than 16 minutes per mile. Slower participants may continue after traffic is allowed onto the race course, but they do so at their own risk and must follow pedestrian statutes. Race volunteers, the finish line, and post-race festivities will remain active long enough to accommodate runners taking up to 7 hours.

The relay covers the same course as the full marathon. It starts near State Farm Center, runs through campus, loops through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.

Relay entrants will receive a short-sleeved unisex technical shirt (ALO brand, same shirt vendor as the last three years) and a drawstring backpack. Finishers get a great medal, food and drink after the race, and one beverage at the 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash on Saturday. (Entrants must display their race bib to receive the beverage.)

More info on the Marathon Relay

Packet Pick-Up

All participants must pick up their packets (race number, goody bag, and race shirt) no later than Friday, April 26, at 7 pm during the Health & Fitness Expo at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). The expo is open Thursday, April 25, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact the race hotline (217-372-1444) if your travel plans prevent you from picking up your race packet (race number, goody bag, and race shirt).

LATE PACKET PICK UP ON APRIL 26, 2019
Back for 2019: We are offering LATE packet pick-up at Body n’ Sole Sports, 1317 N Dunlap Ave (Rt 45), Savoy, IL from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, for those entrants who cannot get to the expo before it closes at 7:00 p.m. You will be able to pick up your race number(s) and goody bag(s) but not your race shirt(s). We would be happy to mail your race shirt(s) to you after race weekend, however. Please bring a check or money order for $5.00 (made payable to C-U Marathon, LLC) to late packet pick-up to cover the cost of postage.

The I-Challenge

Runners who complete the 5K on Friday and then the 10K, half marathon, full marathon, or marathon relay on Saturday will receive a special I-Challenge medal. This means, in all, you will receive two shirts (5K shirt plus the 10K, half marathon, marathon, or marathon relay shirt), three medals (5K medal plus the 10K, half marathon, marathon, or marathon relay medal as well as an I-Challenge medal [different for each I-Challenge]).

See official website for more information on the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.

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