2016 Chicago Races

F3 Running Half Marathon

I CANNOT believe it’s already race season again, but I’m secretly (or not so secretly) very excited about it! Yes, the below list of races look terrifyingly long and hard, but I felt like SUCH a bum this winter. Race season means a few things that I get happy about:

  • it’s getting warmer outside
  • it’s getting brighter earlier
  • it’s hopefully going to stop snowing ASAP
  • it’s a lot easier to force myself to workout in the AM when I know I can enjoy the outdoors after work
  • it’s gear season – so lots of cool new shirts & race gear to rock

The 2016 list of races is a big one, I’m not the most avid running fan, and my friends and I participate in triathlons for a reason, so I’m happy to see how diverse this year’s runs and races became for me!

2016 Races  INCLUDE:

  • Shamrock Shuffle – April 3
  • Ravenswood 5K- April 23
  • Cinco De Miler – May 7
  • Batavia Triathlon – June 12
  • BigFoot Triathlon – June 26
  • Ironman 70.3 – Muncie – July 9
  • Big Ten 10k – July 25
  • 70.3 Half Ironman Steelhead – August 14 (maybe)
  • Chicago Triathlon – August 28
  • Bucktown 5k – September
  • Ironman 140.6 Madison – September 11
  • Hot Chocolate 15k – October 30
  • Turkey Trot -November

Who else is running any of these?

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