Chicago Lakefront 50K - George Cheung Memorial Race

Join us on 03/27/2023

(race date estimated)

Chicago Lakefront 50K - George Cheung Memorial Race Description

Registration is planned to open on 1/1/2021 or sooner! 

Race details below may change due to COVID restrictions

 Location: Southside Location. The Start/Finish Area is located at Jackson Park, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649, on the West side of Lake Shore Dr.

Start:
50K race starts at 8:00 AM (8-hour time limit)

Early Start Option:
Early starts are available to any runner who wants to do so but you will not officially be in the competition (overall or age group).  The way it works is to first see Pat Onines (Co-Race Director) on race day at the Start/Finish area.  He will add you to the early start list.  He will also mark the bottom of your bib # with an “ES”.  You may then start whenever you wish and time yourself.  You’ll be responsible to know the course especially where the turn-around is, and aid stations might not be available until the official race starts.  When you finish, you’ll get a medal and a “Finished” in the official results with no time.  Be sure to let the finish line crew know you were an early starter to avoid any confusion with those being timed.  They will take the bottom of your bib # and give it to Pat as evidence of your finish. 

Please remember that early starters or those that finish after the race time limit will have a “Finished” in the results but will not receive a position or a time.

Course:

  • Consists of 3 out-and-back segments for the 50k.
  • The race follow the Lakefront running path.
  • Mostly asphalt with some concrete sections.
  • One of the flattest 50k courses in North America.

Recognition for Individual and Course Record Performances:
If you are planning to set a record at this Event that you want to be recognized by USATF, you must contact us as early as possible before registering for the Event to inform us of your intentions, and to discuss the USATF's requirements for recognition of your achievement.

Awards:

  • Medals to all 50K finishers.
  • Overall male and female plaques.

Short Sleeve Tech Shirt to every paid participant.

Aid Stations:
Three - approximately every 2.5 miles. Amply stocked with water, Tailwind, Coke, Mountain Dew, and a variety of food items. 

Fees for 50k race (Subject to change):
January 1 - 31: $50 (Early Bird Special)
February 1 - 15:  $55
February 16 - March 8: $60
March 9 - 24: $70
No Registration on March 25
March 26 & 27: $80 Cash or Check Only (no credit cards)
    Registration on March 26 is at packet pickup at Road Runner Sports (1435 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, IL 60642)
    Registration on race day will begin at 7:00 AM at the Start/Finish area

More Information:
Website: www.chicagoultra.org 
e-mail: info@chicagoultra.org or ChicagoLakefrontRD@gmail.com 
Chicago Ultra Marathon
20 Jonathan
Lake Zurich IL 60047Phone: 847-648-8843

Volunteer Information:
Please send an e-mail to info@chicagoultra.org with your contact information, and include Chicago Lakefront 50K in your subject line. 

Thank you!

 


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