By the time the van realized that it had gone the wrong way, the van could no longer back up and go the correct route. In the spirit of the holiday, it offers a two person team competition. In an ironic turn of events, racing is now part of half her weekends in a given year and would take an early Saturday race over a Friday night out everytime. We have partial road closures; therefore, participants will be sharing the roads with Cars. You can Dash by yourself or with a team, whichever you chose, just plan to spend a good portion of the Dash day having a truly engaging and thrilling experience! Every Volunteer gets a shirt and either a Friend to run the race for free or a future comp! The residents came out to support the runners and walkers, and it was great to see many families participating in the race wearing love-themed costumes. I started having headaches and cranial pressure.
I am 99% certain the 10k course was short and not just because of my Garmin. For more information please review our. Cupid's Undie Run lets you live that dream in the winter, in Chicago. Love was in the air! With the weather so hit-and-miss on February 14, there traditionally have not been more than a couple of fun runs to celebrate the holiday. .
Luckily, there was a volunteer at the spot waving the 10k runners in the correct direction, but it was too late for the van. We Need Course Marshals, Water Station and Candy Aid Station help Run for Cause! Each runner receives a free pair of Nathan Sports reflective snap bands, which will mark your relationship status. They will be rolling due to weather. T his is the same race I ran last year where the lead van took a wrong turn and we ended up running a 9k instead of a 10k. Cupid's Undie Run offers plenty of exposure for runners so inclined to show off their assets. Plus the hot chocolate at the finish line was the perfect treat to warm up afterwards. No dogs allowed and if you are running with a baby jogger, you must start at the back and sign a special waiver.
Last Updated: July 10, 2016. Other Charities are coming out to volunteer, some are fundraising, and some are using our race as a Social run…. With same-day packet pickup and hundreds of parking spots within a one to three minute walk, it is a perfect event for anyone looking for an easy logistical race. We are asking all participants to bring on Race Day New Legos and Gift Cards…. The Great Dash is all about solving clues, taking on challenges and having a fun packed adventure! They claim there was a water main break and the last minute route change caused the lead biker to go the wrong route. We Need Course Marshals, Water Station and Candy Aid Station help Run for Cause! You can meet other singles looking for a love connection or simply some new people to run with.
But if not, I would be very happy to go sub 3:15. The untimed run starts at John Barleycorn in Chicago, making a one-mile loop back to the bar, where the party begins. Every Volunteer gets a shirt and either a Friend to run the race for free or a future comp! Well, at least some version of your skivvies. Picture of me after the race: Yes, unfortunately it did happen again. Be a part of something great. Highland Park High School Community, if you are Fundraising for our Charity, please click here to register and donate! Last year more than 600 participants braved the cold in the inaugural event, and this year, event organizers can accommodate up to 1,000.
I should get faster over the next 2 months. This overage occurs because is nearly impossible to run the tangents completely straight due to things like having to weave around people. Not bad at this stage. Please be aware of your surroundings, stay to the Right. For braving the cold, everyone will receive a Medal! The race director just sent out an e-mail confirming that about half of the 5k runners ran too far. But really, you can dress in whatever makes you comfortable. Everyone Must Pick Up the Goodie Bag Packets this Friday or Saturday.
Her parents lives were changed forever. You might have to decorate a cake, solve a puzzle, build a birdhouse, design a wall tile, ride an innertube, figure out a brain teaser or even eat a local delicacy. Run or walk the beautiful streets of Highland Park! The event benefits Wings, a charity for homeless and abused women and children, and runners are encouraged to bring canned goods to donate. The event will take place rain, snow, or shine and refunds will not be issued based on weather conditions. It was great to see so many bring a teddy bear and provide a service while enjoying their race.
Finish Line Swag Medals for everyone, Hot Chocolate, Heart Lollipops Cupid Volunteers Needed! Despite the weather, 199 participants braved the conditions for a fun 5k to celebrate Valentines Day. One of those trials resulted in more than 70% of participants seeing their tumors shrink by 20 to 50%. I am used to training in this kind of weather, but not racing, and it takes my lungs a few miles to get acclimated to the dryness and the cold when running that fast, but I managed. Erika has ran 30 marathons, including Boston and a few ultras and trail races. On the course, they had one water stop and one Cupid candy aid station with chocolate and lollipops! The water at the second aid station was mostly ice, but I got a tiny bit of water out of the cup! Finish Line Swag Medals for everyone, Hot Chocolate, Heart Lollipops Description: upids. Please be aware of your surroundings, stay to the Right.
That means that either he ran out of his shoes in this race or the distance was too short. She works full time as a health care administrator and lives in Skokie with her husband, son and spoiled dog. Event Warning: We have the right to change, alter course, cancel due to extreme weather and change the time of the event. So it makes sense that the running store would celebrate the holiday in a unique way—its on Feb. I warmed up by running two miles wearing 5 layers of clothes.
Questions or comments, please contact: The Head Cupid, Colleen Montgomery at T hank You Sponsors! One group had definitely run the wrong route! After my warmup, I waited in my car. Also at the finish line, runners could indulge in bagels, fruit yogurt, and more candy. There are fewer things in this world that feel better than getting half naked for charity. Race Advisors is the largest comprehensive directory for races that include running, cycling, swimming, multi-sport and paddling. We have partial road closures; therefore, participants will be sharing the roads with Cars.