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The Biggest Loser RunWalk Chicago 15K/5K/1 Mile Fun Run

Join former contestants on The Biggest Loser and RunWalk your way towards the finish-line of a 5K or 15K in Chicago, IL!


Participant Premiums

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

•Non-intimidating Environment for new runners and walkers

•Chip-timed race for runners and those tracking personal goals

•Award divisions for runners and walkers

•The Biggest Loser Inaugural Finisher's Medal

•Celebrity Appearances

•Commemorative Technical T-Shirt

•Race Number, Timing Tag, and Goodie Bag

•Water Stations along the course

•Live Entertainment at the Finish Live Festival

• Free downloadable finishers photo

•Last but not Least, a Truly Unforgettable Experience


Course Maps: Coming Soon


Rain or Shine: This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.

Course: For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, strollers and all motor-driven vehicles. Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race. A visor, sunscreen, lip balm and good shoes will get you safely across the finish line.


Please Note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at www.biggestloserrunwalk.com shortly after the race.


Gear Check: Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your bib and attach it to your bag.


Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line: Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.


Parking Maps: Coming Soon


Spectators: We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race.


Race Rules: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years. You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip. No one else can pick up your packet for you. Half Marathon/5K bibs are required to participate. No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Course Time Limit: Participants have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the 15K (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic.


Kids Fit One Mile Challenge:

1 Mile Fun Run (ages 4-12) sponsored by Kids Fit Foundation!



Event schedule and times

Health and Wellness Meet & Greet


Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013


Start time: TBD


Location: TBD

Race Day Information


Date: Saturday, August 4, 2013


Start Time: 9:00 am


Start/Finish Line:

Soldier Field (Stadium Green at the Soldier Field Parklands)

Race Lineup will take place on Waldron Street Drive near the intersection of Museum Campus Drive


Finish-Line Festival:

Same as Start/Finish Line


Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run:

11:00 am


Join former contestants on The Biggest Loser and RunWalk your way towards the finish-line of a 5K or 15K in Chicago, IL!


Participant Premiums

Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

•Non-intimidating Environment for new runners and walkers

•Chip-timed race for runners and those tracking personal goals

•Award divisions for runners and walkers

•The Biggest Loser Inaugural Finisher's Medal

•Celebrity Appearances

•Commemorative Technical T-Shirt

•Race Number, Timing Tag, and Goodie Bag

•Water Stations along the course

•Live Entertainment at the Finish Live Festival

• Free downloadable finishers photo

•Last but not Least, a Truly Unforgettable Experience


Course Maps: Coming Soon


Rain or Shine: This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.

Course: For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards, strollers and all motor-driven vehicles.

Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race. A visor, sunscreen, lip balm and good shoes will get you safely across the finish line.


Please Note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at www.biggestloserrunwalk.com shortly after the race.


Gear Check: Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your bib and attach it to your bag.


Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line: Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.


Parking Maps: Coming Soon


Spectators: We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race.


Race Rules: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years. You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip. No one else can pick up your packet for you. Half Marathon/5K bibs are required to participate. No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Course Time Limit: Participants have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the 15K (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic.


Kids Fit One Mile Challenge:

1 Mile Fun Run (ages 4-12) sponsored by Kids Fit Foundation!



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