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Get Lucky Chicago Half Marathon

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Distance Half marathon

About Get Lucky Chicago Half Marathon

It might still be cold during mid-March in Chicago, but that doesn’t stop runners from getting outside the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day during Chicago’s Get Lucky Half Marathon, 14K & 7K, Organized by Team Ortho, which organizes similar events in Minneapolis and Dallas/Fort Worth, the Get Lucky events see hundreds of runners cross the finish line every year.


Award Medals

Awards will be given for the Top Overall Male and Female Finisher. Awards will be given to the Top Male and Female Finishers in each of the following age groups: 0-19; 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Overall Winners will not be eligible for age group awards.

Maximum Time

The half marathon time limit is 3.5 hours and is not walker-friendly; however, walkers may participate in the 7K, with a time limit of two hours.


Soldier Field South Parking Lot



Chicago’s Get Lucky Half Marathon starts and finishes at Soldier Field and takes runners on an out-and-back course along Chicago’s Lakefront Trail. Half marathoners make their way down 6.5 miles of the Lakefront Trail, passing attractions such as the McCormick Bird Sanctuary, 31st Street Harbor, Burnham Park, Museum of Science and Industry, and Jackson Park before turning around and retracing their path back to the finish line.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.