F3 Lake Half Marathon

F^3 Lake Half Marathon

presented by REM-Fit

Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Soldier Field, Chicago

Well Organized

F^3 brought you Chicago’s first-ever winter half marathon!

Chip Timed

B Chip Timing Certified on a flat, lakefront course

Awesome Swag

High-quality F^3 beanies, tech gloves, and bottle opener medals

Free photos

Download your photos for free after the race


We have the world’s best on-course volunteers!

Sponsor Swag

On-site to answer injury questions and provide goodies


It might be c-c-c-old and you’ll have bragging rights for life!

Soldier Field

Start and Finish lines located at Soldier Field

Race Day Information


View answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions

Swag and Awards

All participants will receive a high-quality F^3 beanie hat and tech gloves.

New 2015 design for the bottle opener medal.

Trophies and premium prizes for the top males and females, plus masters and age group awards.


Pre and post-race party in the United Club at Soldier Field. No need to travel to a separate bar!


Available in North Garage at Soldier Field. Rate of $20 for first 4 hours (then $22 for 4+ hours).

Check out SpotHero – you can save on garages NEAR Soldier Field – use this link and save $5 on your parking! Note that the garages available for this offer are a short walk from Soldier Field so please plan accordingly

Packet Pickup

Saturday, January 17
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dick Pond Athletics – Lisle

2775 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532

Sunday, January 18
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
RoadRunner Sports – Chicago

1435 N Kingsbury St
Chicago, IL 60642

Monday, January 19 (MLK)
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
RoadRunner Sports – Wilmette

3232 Lake Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091

Tuesday, January 20
4:00 – 7:00 pm
RunningExcels – Frankfort

24 W Elwood St
Frankfort, IL 60423

Thursday, January 22
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
RoadRunner Sports – Chicago

1435 N Kingsbury St
Chicago, IL 60642

Friday, January 23
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
RoadRunner Sports – Chicago

1435 N Kingsbury St
Chicago, IL 60642

  • No race-day packet pickup
  • Others may collect for you with a copy of your registration or ID
  • Large groups: please email ahead if you want to pick up together and we will pull your packets to speed up the process

Past Races

Goodie Bag & Finisher Medal

Goodie Bag

Half Marathon & 5K Course Maps

  • Course Certified – IL-141164-JW
2015 F3 Lake Half Route Map REV
  • Course Certified – IL-11043-JW


CARA Certified Race
CARA Certified Green Race


Back by popular demand!

The F^3 5k

for those who want to FFFreeze without running a full 13.1!

5k goodie bag:

Tech Gloves
First Pint on Goose Island
(Beanie Hat is just for the Half Marathon participants)

Race Sponsors

Road Runner Sports
CRR 8 logo
Special Olympics Chicago
CARA Chicago Area Runners Association