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Chicagoland Distance Challenge

It’s BIG and it’s BACK for 2017! Complete our Chicagoland Distance Challenge™ and you’ll earn a BIG reward!

Earn your BIG BLING by completing ONE of the following:

Valley & 'Ville™ - The TWO-RACE Challenge*

Run any distance at the Fox Valley Marathon Races on September 17 AND the Naperville Half Marathon on October 22. Complete the Valley & ‘Ville two-race challenge and you’ll earn the Valley &’Ville medal.

Learn more about the Naperville Half Marathon!

Chicagoland Triple Crown™ - The THREE-RACE Challenge**

Complete the Valley & ‘Ville requirements, plus  either the 4/02 Shamrock 5 or any one race 10 miles or longer in the City of Chicago beginning 4/11 through 10/15.

Current options listed in the Chicago Athlete Race Calendar include dates and distance.

Valley & ‘Ville™
Registration Instructions:

Step 1: Register for each race individually – Naperville Half Marathon and Fox Valley Marathon Races. NOTE: First name, last name, and date of birth must be an exact match on all registrations.

Step 2: Register for the Valley & Ville two-Race Challenge (No fee required) as a part of your Naperville registration.

Step 3: Confirm your registration within of your Naperville Half Marathon registration confirmation.

Chicagoland Triple Crown™ Registration Instructions:

Step 1: Register for each race individually – Naperville Half Marathon, Fox Valley Marathon Races AND  either the 04/02 Shamrock 5 OR any one race 10 miles or longer in the City of Chicago beginning 4/17 through 10/15. NOTE: First name, last name, and date of birth must be an exact match on all registrations.

Step 2: Register for the Chicagoland Triple Crown three-race Challenge (No fee required) as a part of your Naperville Half Marathon registration.

Step 3: Confirm your registration within of your Naperville Half Marathon registration confirmation.

2017 Race Options

Marathon

10/08

Half Marathons

4/8

5/21

07/16

09/10

09/24

10 mile

5/27

5 Mile

04/02

Chicagoland Distance Challenge FAQ

How do I register for the Chicagoland Distance Challenge?

Register for the Chicagoland Distance Challenge™ during your NAPERVILLE Half Marathon registration (no fee required). Your First Name, Last Name, and Date of Birth must be an exact match in all race registrations to qualify.

Is there a cost to register for the Fall Distance Challenge?

No, all costs for the Fall Distance Challenge will be covered by the Naperville and Fox Valley Marathon Races. This is our gift to you in recognition of your achievement! Just ONE of the many reasons that runners come back to the Fox Valley every year.

Am I automatically registered for the Chicagoland Distance Challenge when I sign up for each race?

You must register for the Chicagoland Fall Distance Challenge™ during your NAPERVILLE Half Marathon registration (no fee required).

What if I use a different name or birth date on one of my registrations?

Contact the race director and correct your registration information for the race that is wrong. For Fox Valley, email us at info@fv26.com and include the incorrect name or birthdate you used and the corrected information.

How can I confirm that I’m officially registered for the challenge and will get a medal?

Your NAPERVILLE Half Marathon confirmation will show your Chicagoland Distance Challenge registration information.

I’m already registered for a Fox Valley race. Can I still register for the Challenge?

Yes! while medals are still available, you can. Add a Challenge registration, switch up to the 3-Race, switch down to the 2-Race, or change your Chicago race as you confirm your NAPERVILLE Registration. (while still available)

I still have a question. What should I do?

For additional questions, send us an email at info@fv26.com

Can I switch my Chicago race option, or switch between the two-race and three-race option?

Yes! while medals are still available, you can. Add a Challenge registration, switch up to the 3-Race, switch down to the 2-Race, or change your Chicago race as you confirm your NAPERVILLE Registration. (while still available)

Can I get both a two-race and three-race medal?

No. You must choose either the two-race challenge or the three-race challenge when you register.

What if I don’t finish one of the races?

You must be an official finisher of each race to qualify. Official finisher status is based on on-line published results. If you do not finish your Chicago race, update your Challenge registration information and register for a different Chicago race.

If I don’t finish my Chicago race, can I still get a two-race medal?

Only if you change your Challenge registration to the 2-Race (while available).

If you’re registered for the Chicagoland Triple Crown, you must finish all three selected races to receive a medal.

When and where do I get my Chicagoland Distance Challenge medal?

Awards will be given at the Chicagoland Distance Challenge tent at the Naperville Half Marathon race village.

*    Must be an official finisher of each race to qualify.
**   Must be an official finisher of each race to qualify.
***  This promotion is not affiliated with any other running events in the chicagoland area. Based on published results as of October 15, 2017.  Medals awarded at the CHICAGOLAND DISTANCE CHALLENGE™ tent at the Naperville Half Marathon Race Village.  Medal width approximately 6″.  Final medal design subject to change.

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Combining small race atmosphere with big race amenities, the Fox Valley Marathon Races are ideal for both veterans looking for a fast Boston Qualifier as well as first timers looking for an uncrowded, supportive, family-friendly race setting. Starting and ending in historic downtown St Charles, IL, the course winds through picturesque Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, and Aurora to a spectacular finish across the Fox River that can be seen from over a mile away. The course offers fantastic viewing spots for families and supporters, as well as frequent and well positioned aid stations that are staffed by the most supportive volunteer teams of any race you’ve run.

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