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Calendar of Half Marathon Races in Illinois

The half marathon distance is a happy medium between the fun 5K and the grueling intensity of a marathon. It is long enough to challenge you and demand respect but not so long that it consumes your life with training. It is intense enough to require a serious commitment but not so intense that a runner regularly feels that he or she is completely consumed with running.

Here you will find a listing of the half marathons registered with JogRunRace for Illinois.

Upcoming Half Marathon races in Illinois

Sun, Apr 282019 Naperville Women's Half Marathon & 5KNaperville, IL
Sat, Jul 20Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half MarathonChicago, IL

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November 4, 2013

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