Race current status is "Reserve a Spot" registration. No money down, No payment at this time, Hold your spot and save $5 when we do open it race registration. Receive all the benefits from our partners.
Enjoy the sites of Crystal Lake Illinois with the start at iconic Crystal Lake Main Beach, a loop around Lippold Park, a view of the Dole Mansion, a lap around Crystal Lake South High School, a jaunt down the Prairie Path, and finish up in down town Crystal Lake. This point to point venue will bus runners to the start with an easy 5 minute bus ride. Inside building and beach side warm up areas are available no matter what the weather will bring. Gear check will take your warm-up clothes and bring them to the finish line. Every 1 1/2 mile water, gel, and hydration stations.
Our finish line party - Provided by The Cottage - will feature the standard oranges, bananas, water, and hydration drink, PLUS a breakfast burrito and a free beer for all participants. Family members, spectators, and/or your rally crew can join the fun for a small fee to enter the finish line party. (Entrance fee benefits The Break of Crystal Lake). A local band will play after the awards ceremony. Plan to stay for the post race fun.
Additional Benefits - Training plans and tip provided by Kopf Running. Planned Half Marathon running groups scheduled by The Running Depot.
Reserve a spot for the race and you'll receive $5 off registration when it opens. We don't want or even need your money at this time. Keep Calm and Train On!