30 Jun
Chicago, IL [SUMMER]
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  • 9:00 - 7:00
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2018 Lantern Run Guide (Clickable PDF)

Run a 5K, 10K, or Half-Marathon through a beautifully designed course. Note that course is looped for longer distances.
A smaller, more private setting. Waves capped at 25 participants.
Coordinators will be able to hand-time your run and record finishing times.
Course Map & Parking

Start/Finish at Lakeshore and Monroe

5K- 1 lap, 10K- 2 laps, 13.1 – 4 laps + final 1/2 lap

(Turnaround Point near Dock G at the Harbor)

For Parking, please find the most economic rates and availability here:


Updates & Information:

Update 07/07/18 If you’d like to participate in a July 21 run, please let us know. We have limited slots open but will do our best to squeeze you into one of the waves!

Run has been Postponed due to inclement weather conditions with Excessive Heat Warning in Effect by the National Weather Service in Chicago.

Public Alert can be found here:


Updates, rescheduling, and any other important info can be found on this page. This page will continue to be up throughout the year.

Your Swag Bag

Get some of the best swag you can’t find anywhere else.

Swag Bag-

  • Run shirt
  • Run cap
  • Drawstring Bag
  • Finisher’s Award
  • Tag (assigned at the event by coordinator)
  • Custom Race Bib (Printable + Optional)

All items will be mailed directly to your home so NO packet pickup is required!

Note that no DJ, or official after-party will be setup.

Run Start Times
Morning Wave
1/2 Marathon Normal Wave – 9:00am
1/2 Marathon Late Wave – 9:30am
10K – 10:00am
5K – 10:30am
Afternoon Wave
1/2 Marathon – 11:00am
10K – 1:00pm
5K – 2:00pm
Evening Wave
1/2 Marathon – 4:00pm
10K – 5:00pm
5K – 6:00pm