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2018 Universal Sole Four Mile Classic...

  • 4 Mile Run/Walk :- Run 4 Miles
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Montrose Harbor
601 W Montrose Ave

_ The 2018 Universal Sole Four Mile Classic:

The Universal Sole Four Mile classic is back in 2018! This cities only four mile race will start and finish at beautiful Montrose Harbor. Enjoy a chip timed 4 mile run/walk with a flat, fast course all along Chicago’s lakefront path with the city as your back drop! The 2018 race will take place Thursday Evening, May 17th @ 7pm! A great race to kick off your spring & summer running season!

Race Beneficiary: Chicago Run -- Founded in 2007 to aid in the fight against childhood obesity, Chicago Run is a non-profit organization aiming to impact the entire school health environment in a holistic and collaborative manner by engaging families, teachers, and school staff. Chicago Run fuses digital learning, cross-community collaboration, nutrition, and neighborhood pride into its physical activity programs, ensuring a more engaged student body.

Event details and schedule


Race Details:

  • A custom USOLE 4 Mile Classic Head Gaiter & Premium Universal Sole String Athletic Backpack will be given to all registered participants! The gaiter is multi-purpose garment that can be used in many different ways from a bandana, face mask, neck warmer, head band and many other uses! It can be used in all weather and great piece to your run wardrobe hot or cold outside!
  • Race will begin @ 7:00pm @ Montrose Harbor by "The Dock"! On-site check-in/registration will begin @ 5:00pm and close promptly @ 6:30pm!
  • Gear Check will be on-site @ The Universal Sole Tents.
  • Water and NUUN Hydration Drink at the Start/finish area! In addition, there will be (1) aid stations on course.
  • Clif Bars, Bananas will be provided along with other goodies from our sponsors (in vendor area)!
  • Parking Info: Montrose Harbor has parking all along the street and in pay lots
  • Public Transportation: The CTA has bus routes that stop at Montrose Harbor! Please visit http://www.transitchicago.com/ for more information.
  • DIVVY has a bike station right at the start line of the USOLE 4 Mile Classic!


  • Top three Overall Male & Female
  • Age Group M&F Awards: 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+
  • Post race raffle with great prizes from Universal Sole & all of our sponsors to be held at our post race party @ Diag Bar & Grill!

Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be available on race day. Pre-race packet pick-up will be held at Universal Sole in Lakeview (3052 N. Lincoln Ave.) at the following times:

Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be available on race day for those that can't get to USOLE prior to race day. Pre-race packet pick-up will be held at Universal Sole in Lakeview (3052 N. Lincoln Ave.) at the following times:
-Saturday, May 13 - 12pm-6pm
-Sunday, May 14 - 12pm-5pm
-Monday, May 15 - 12pm-8pm
-Tuesday, May 16 - 12pm-8pm
-Wednesday, May 17 - 12pm-8pm
THURSDAY, MAY 18th @ RACE SITE 5pm-6:30pm
**Avoid race day lines and get your packet and all your running needs @ USOLE prior to race day.**

Post Race Party: We will head over to a post race venue to enjoy a brunch and a post race party! Details are TBD!

Volunteer Information: Please email Universal Sole ([email protected]) for more details!

Strollers & Dogs: Strollers and dogs are allowed, we ask that you start in the back of the corral.

*Please note: There are no refunds or exchanges for this event.

Other Info


-) 2018 race registration is open • Registration Information





2016 Results at: onlineraceresults.com



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