Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k
Experience all the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fun in a Shorter Run!
Get a taste of what the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon is all about. Capture the spirit of the true Rock ‘n’ Roll experience in a shorter 5K timed distance.
Event at a Glance:
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k Start Time: 6:30am
Start Line: Grant Park, Columbus Dr. and Monroe
Finish Line: Grant Park, Columbus Dr. and Congress
2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k Course Map
*Time and Location subject to change
- Finisher Medal
- Technical Tee
- Swag Bag
- Course bands
- Refreshments at the start and 5k Finish Line
- Finish Line Festival at Grant Park
- Free beer at the Finish Line Festival
Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k:*
- $35 - 10/1/2014
- Future price increases TBD
Registration and Packet Pick-up
- Online registration closes July 12, 2015 11:59PM PST (or earlier upon sell out).
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k Registration will be limited. If spots are open, registration may be available at the Health & Fitness Expo.
- Participants must be at least 8 years old.
- Each participant must attend the Health & Fitness Expo to pick up their race number, timing tag, and T-shirt.
- Photo IDs are required. All registered participants must bring their confirmation sheet.
- Race day packet pick-up is not available.
As a policy, all entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. You will not receive a refund for the 5k.
Switching from a Marathon/Half Marathon to 5k**
- Before the event deadline: If you would like to switch from the Half Marathon to the 5k, simply email this request along with your first name, last name, the mailing address that you registered with, and your new predicted finish time to Customer Service.
- After the event deadline: If you decide to switch from the Half Marathon to the 5k, simply show up to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5k start line on race morning and your timing tag will reflect the change. You can visit the corral change table in the Check-In area of the Expo for information on the appropriate corral to start in.
Switching from a 5k to a Half Marathon/Marathon**
- Before the event deadline: Upgrades from a 5k to the Half Marathon will be accepted only via phone by calling 1-800-311-1255. The early upgrade fee is $10 plus the cost difference between the current Half Marathon fee and the fee that was paid at the time of the original registration. (processing fee is not used in calculating price difference)
- After the event deadline: If you would like to switch from a 5k to the Half Marathon you will need to pay a upgrade fee at the Expo. Please pick up your half marathon race number and proceed to the “Upgrade” table. You will be charged $10 plus the cost difference between the Half Marathon expo fee and the fee that was paid at the time of the original registration. (processing fee is not used in calculating price difference)