Jul 19 2015
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Training Tips

1. Train for at least 13 weeks While it may seem a bit novel to allow yourself one week of training for every mile of the race, 13 weeks is long enough period of time to safely build up your long run, weekly mileage and key workouts, but not so long that you lose motivation…

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Q&A with Brandy Vaillancourt, Founder of RaceKids

Q. How did you come up with the idea to create RaceKids?

A. I was getting ready to run the Chicago Marathon and my son who is a big hockey fan begged to come with me to see the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. I started researching daycares in the area to watch him while I raced and started getting nervous because I realized I did not know the area or who would be watching my son. I eventually put the search to rest but then it hit me, there had to be a race that had a day camp service. I looked again and found nothing that’s when I started brainstorming. I decided to create a race day camp for kids so parents could run knowing their children were in safe hands.

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#RNRCHI 2014 Highlights!

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Tell Us Your Story!

Tell Us Your Story Submission Whether you run for the love the of the sport, you’re achieving a personal goal, or you’re raising money for a special cause, we want to hear it. Help inspire others with your story! Complete the form here and tell us what motivates you to ROCK!

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Chicago Remix Challenge

Chicago is a special city to me since I lived there for about 10 years. For the 2014 event, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon enthusiasts had a chance to run to a new beat with the Remix Challenge! I arrived into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport Thursday after long flights from Gdansk, Poland. I got to…

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Remind Me When Registration Opens

Sign Up to be the first to know when registration for the 2015 Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality opens!

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Stop By Visit our booth at the Health and Fitness Expo to learn more about our ongoing commitment in supporting an active lifestyle. While you’re there, be sure and enter to win some great prizes.  Meet Drew Come and meet our Transamerica Tomorrow Chaser, Drew Thomson – for every runner he passes, Transamerica will gladly…

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MAZDA: OFFICIAL VEHICLE OF Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago® Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality.  At Mazda, we’re always changing the game and challenging convention. That’s why we’re proud to be the Official Vehicle of the very unconventional Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago® Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality. We’re also excited to offer some rockin’ perks to current…

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Schedule of Events

July 18-19, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

McCormick Place, Hall D1
Friday, July 17: 12:30pm – 7pm
Saturday, July 18: 9:30am – 5pm
Expo Details

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago 5K

Start Time: 8:00am
Event Details

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Start Time: 6:30am
Event Details