Half Marathons in Illinois

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JUN2
Pure Pikermi Half Marathon & Relay
Sugar Grove, IL, United States

Experience the beautiful views of the Virgil Gilman Trail! Run solo in our popular half marathon or team up with a friend/family member as a 2 person relay team!

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Pure Pikermi Half Marathon & Relay

Waubonsee Community College, 4S783 IL-47, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, USAView event
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Experience the beautiful views of the Virgil Gilman Trail! Run solo in our popular half marathon or team up with a friend/family member as a 2 person relay team!

$70 - $75
Pure Pikermi Half Marathon & Relay
JUN9
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DC Wonder Woman Run - Chicago/Gurnee
Gurnee, IL, United States

Calling all superheroes! Get your cape on and join your fellow Super Heroes when you run or walk the Chicago Gurnee DC Wonder Woman 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon! Experience heroic race course entertainment, earn the stunning DC Wonder Woman finishers medal and celebrate with your fellow super heroes at the post race party

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DC Wonder Woman Run - Chicago/Gurnee

Gurnee, IL, USAView event
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Calling all superheroes! Get your cape on and join your fellow Super Heroes when you run or walk the Chicago Gurnee DC Wonder Woman 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon! Experience heroic race course entertainment, earn the stunning DC Wonder Woman finishers medal and celebrate with your fellow super heroes at the post race party

$59 - $99
DC Wonder Woman Run - Chicago/Gurnee
JUN9
Race 13.1 St. Louis, MO
Saint Charles, MO, United States

Race 13.1 is returning to the "Gateway of the West" for the fourth Race 13.1 St. Louis, MO half marathon and 5k after a another very successful race in last year! The race will again start and finish at Missouri Research Park, a 200-acre research and development park in St. Charles County, and will feature a course filled with scenic greenways and beautiful views of the Missouri River and conservation areas. The looped course will follow local trails, including the Busch Greenway, Katy Trail and Hamburg Trail.

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Race 13.1 St. Louis, MO

1714 Watson St, St Charles, MO 63301, USAView event
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Race 13.1 is returning to the "Gateway of the West" for the fourth Race 13.1 St. Louis, MO half marathon and 5k after a another very successful race in last year! The race will again start and finish at Missouri Research Park, a 200-acre research and development park in St. Charles County, and will feature a course filled with scenic greenways and beautiful views of the Missouri River and conservation areas. The looped course will follow local trails, including the Busch Greenway, Katy Trail and Hamburg Trail.

$39
Race 13.1 St. Louis, MO
JUL14
Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K Chicago
Cook County, IL, United States

How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many other festive runners this July in Indianapolis and Chicago for the annual Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K! Well run early to beat the summer heat. Well be running the popular Busse Woods trails through wooded and open areas starting in South Grove #5.

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Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K Chicago

Busse Woods, Busse Woods, Elk Grove Township, IL 60007, USAView event
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How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many other festive runners this July in Indianapolis and Chicago for the annual Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K! Well run early to beat the summer heat. Well be running the popular Busse Woods trails through wooded and open areas starting in South Grove #5.

$55
Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K Chicago
JUL20
Fit America Fest Half Marathon
Hoffman Estates, IL, United States

Experience the excitement of the AMITA Health Fit America Fest Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk in Hoffman Estates. Run or walk the 5K or strive to complete the 10K or half marathon run. All distances offer diverse and scenic USATF certified courses with pace teams for the 10K and half marathon. Put your shoes on and accomplish the distance, receive your commemorative moisture wicking tech shirt, bib number and finishers medal*.

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Fit America Fest Half Marathon

Hoffman Estates, IL, USAView event
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Experience the excitement of the AMITA Health Fit America Fest Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk in Hoffman Estates. Run or walk the 5K or strive to complete the 10K or half marathon run. All distances offer diverse and scenic USATF certified courses with pace teams for the 10K and half marathon. Put your shoes on and accomplish the distance, receive your commemorative moisture wicking tech shirt, bib number and finishers medal*.

$50
Fit America Fest Half Marathon
AUG31
Freedom Frog Marathon
Libertyville, IL, United States

Our course features scenic rolling hills that wind through open prairies and the lush green forests of the Des Plaines River (DPR) and Casey Trails.

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Freedom Frog Marathon

100N E Park Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048, USAView event
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Our course features scenic rolling hills that wind through open prairies and the lush green forests of the Des Plaines River (DPR) and Casey Trails.

$65 - $95
Freedom Frog Marathon
SEP14
Lincoln-Way Half Marathon
Frankfort, IL, United States

Join us in downtown Frankfort for our annual Lincoln-Way Half Marathon and introducing our 10k!

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Lincoln-Way Half Marathon

9 W Sauk Trail, Frankfort, IL 60423, USAView event
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Join us in downtown Frankfort for our annual Lincoln-Way Half Marathon and introducing our 10k!

$45 - $70
Lincoln-Way Half Marathon
SEP15
Taking It To the Streets Half Marathon & 5K
Calumet City, IL, United States

"Taking It To The Streets" Half Marathon/5K is a renewed race through out the streets of Calumet City, in the heart of the south suburbs of Chicago & Indiana border. This race has a flat & new route that makes the 13.1 or 3.1 mile race go smooth and fast, but more importantly fun and for all levels of runners.

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Taking It To the Streets Half Marathon & 5K

Calumet City, IL, USAView event
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"Taking It To The Streets" Half Marathon/5K is a renewed race through out the streets of Calumet City, in the heart of the south suburbs of Chicago & Indiana border. This race has a flat & new route that makes the 13.1 or 3.1 mile race go smooth and fast, but more importantly fun and for all levels of runners.

$25 - $35
Taking It To the Streets Half Marathon & 5K
SEP15
Alpine Races
Lake Zurich, IL, United States

All courses are all USATF certified. The races run through the streets and along the shores of beautiful Lake Zurich.

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Alpine Races

4 W Main St, Lake Zurich, IL 60047, USAView event
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All courses are all USATF certified. The races run through the streets and along the shores of beautiful Lake Zurich.

$5 - $40
Alpine Races
SEP28
Moraine Hills Run for the Hills
McHenry, IL, United States

Each year in the fall, runners of all ages gather for the annual Run for the Hills 5K, 10K and half marathon in Moraine Hills State Park. With about two weeks before the Chicago Marathon, this is a great training race. Check out the beautifully marked trails in the weeks or months ahead of time, and tell your friends. Walkers welcome on the 5K & 10K!

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Moraine Hills Run for the Hills

McHenry, IL, USAView event
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Each year in the fall, runners of all ages gather for the annual Run for the Hills 5K, 10K and half marathon in Moraine Hills State Park. With about two weeks before the Chicago Marathon, this is a great training race. Check out the beautifully marked trails in the weeks or months ahead of time, and tell your friends. Walkers welcome on the 5K & 10K!

$29 - $49
Moraine Hills Run for the Hills
OCT5
Prairie State Half Marathon
Long Grove, IL, United States

The Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K & 3.5 Mile is a tour through the historic downtown streets & neighborhoods of Long Grove.

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Prairie State Half Marathon

N Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047, USAView event
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The Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K & 3.5 Mile is a tour through the historic downtown streets & neighborhoods of Long Grove.

$29.99 - $37.99
Prairie State Half Marathon
OCT19
Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run/Walk

RUN COUNTRY with us at the Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. After you've ran enjoy live post race country music, a southern breakfast and beer.

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Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run/Walk

Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club, 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613, USAView event
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RUN COUNTRY with us at the Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. After you've ran enjoy live post race country music, a southern breakfast and beer.

$29.99 - $49.99
Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run/Walk
DEC7
Viking Winter Dash: Chicago
Crystal Lake, IL, United States

Held in Veteran Acres Park, this is a race for the hearty! Three distances, a 5K, 15K and half marathon give runners a great opportunity to break up their winter hibernation with some competitive trail running. Racers choose between the Battle Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok or the legendary Ulfberht Viking Sword as their finishers medal, and there is a Viking Village with food and drink to warm everyone up afterwards.

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Viking Winter Dash: Chicago

Crystal Lake, IL, USAView event
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Held in Veteran Acres Park, this is a race for the hearty! Three distances, a 5K, 15K and half marathon give runners a great opportunity to break up their winter hibernation with some competitive trail running. Racers choose between the Battle Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok or the legendary Ulfberht Viking Sword as their finishers medal, and there is a Viking Village with food and drink to warm everyone up afterwards.

$29 - $54
Viking Winter Dash: Chicago
JUL20
Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Take in the lakefront views of Chicago and dash around downtown in this festival of running and music. This is not one to be missed if you can't get enough of live music and cheering supporters. After the race, get into the festivities with the all-day party.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

311 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USAView event
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Take in the lakefront views of Chicago and dash around downtown in this festival of running and music. This is not one to be missed if you can't get enough of live music and cheering supporters. After the race, get into the festivities with the all-day party.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon
SEP29
Chicago Half Marathon

Celebrate the 23rd annual running of the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K presented by MY FIT KEY, a signature event produced by Life Time.

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Chicago Half Marathon

6012 S Cornell Dr, Chicago, IL 60637, USAView event
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Celebrate the 23rd annual running of the Chicago Half Marathon & 5K presented by MY FIT KEY, a signature event produced by Life Time.

$40 - $105
Chicago Half Marathon

What you need to know about Half Marathons

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.

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