_ The 2018 40th Annual Alpine Races:
The Alpine Races Half-Marathon and 5k courses are USATF certified. The races run through the streets and along the shores of beautiful Lake Zurich. Gatorade, Water, and time splits will be available along the course. Food and drinks will be available to participants at the finish line. No dogs, strollers, bikes, rollerblades or headphones are allowed in the races please. Alpine Races/Runners will not issue refunds for registration made on-line, by mail, or on race weekend.
Click here to download the 1/2 marathon course map.
Click here to download 5k course turn-by-turn directions.
To commemorate our 40th anniversary of the Alpine Races,
we are offering to the first 500 pre-registered runners a
quarter zip long sleeve tech shirt. Half and 5k only
Registration and Packet Pickup will be available at Road Runner Sports, 20291 N Rand Rd, Ste 105, Kildeer, IL 60074 (847-719-8949) on Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and on race day at the Barn in Paulus Park, 200 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich (same as the race start/finish) Sunday, September 9th at 6:30 AM.
Half-marathon: 7:30 AM (3 hour cut-off)
5k: 7:45 AM
Youth mile: 9:30 AM
Kiddie Fun Runs (1/2 mile. 1/4 mile and the 100 Yard Dash): Upon completion of the Youth mile
Participants in the Half-Marathon and 5k will receive an official high quality hooded sweatshirt (for the first 500 registered runners) available in adult sizes of S, M, L, XL, XXL. Half marathon finishers receive a handsome medal. Youth Mile and Kiddie race participants will receive a T-shirt in sizes Youth S, Youth M and Youth L. All will receive an official race packet, goodie bag, snacks, and beverages. Post race light Breakfast donated by Good Shepherd Hospital.
Volunteers are the backbone of every successful race and we are grateful for ours. But we need even more people to help us with packet pickup, the water stops and at the finish line! Please consider volunteering a few hours of your time on race day. You won't regret it. For more information contact Doug Pitchford or Brandi Heinz Brown.
Overall Male and Female in the Half-Marathon and 5k, And age group categories: 14 & Under,15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79, 80 and over. Youth mile age groups: 6 and Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14.
AWARDS: Awards will given to the top three male/female in each age category and each youth mile age category.
Registration and Packet Pick up for the Alpine Races may be done on the day of the event at the Paulus Park Barn starting at 6:00 am until 7:15 am, prior to the start of the races.
Parking is free and ample. Look for the volunteers with arrow signs.
A secure area will be reserved for gear check inside the Paulus Park Barn, located near the registration area. We are not responsible for valuables left in gear check.
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