Go Ballistic Naperville Race: Info, Date

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Go Ballistic Naperville is the first obstacle course race in the western suburbs.

Conveniently located at Frontier Park (next to Neuqua Valley High School) in south Naperville, this event challenges all ages and fitness levels with varying levels of obstacles. If you have participated or are considering participating in a Spartan race, this event is for you!

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2014 Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon: Map, Registration, Info

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  • 2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon


  • Sunday, November 9, 2014 – both races start at 7am


  • Start and end at Naperville Central high school
  • Course winds through the Naperville area


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Naperville St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run 2014: Info, Map

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You don’t have to be Irish to participate in the St. Paddy’s Day 5K! Hosted by the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise, in cooperation with West Suburban Irish, the St. Paddy’s Day 5K will be on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

Participation in this event is a great way to join into the St. Patrick’s Day holiday spirit. Proceeds from the event will provide health related services to those in need.

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Halloween Events This Weekend: Pet Parade, Costume Contest, & More!

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There are a bunch of Halloween-related events going on this weekend in Naperville and we’ve highlighted 4 of them here.

Costume Contest Spooktacular!

  • Saturday, October 26
  • 9:30pm to 2am
  • At the Wise Boxer Pour House:  16 W. Jefferson Ave – Naperville
  • $10 entry fee benefiting the Naperville Jaycees

Come by the Wise Boxer Pour House in Naperville for a Halloween party and costume contest!  There are prizes for the sexiest, scariest, most original, funniest, and best couple costumes.  Prizes are awarded to each category plus another for best-in-show. [Read more…]

Naperville Full & Half Marathon 2013: Map, Registration, Details

UPDATE:  2014 Race Info Is Here

2013 Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon

The inaugural Naperville Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Runners will be able to participate in the half-marathon or the full 26.2 mile marathon which will be a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. Over 3500 runners have currently registered for this event.

Time & Location

  • 7am start time for both full and half marathons
  • Both races will start at the North Central College athletic complex, near South Loomis Street and East Porter Avenue [Read more…]

Max Lacewell Foundation Best 5K Evuh Registration And Information

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The Max Lacewell Foundation Best Evuh 5k Race Fundraiser.

The Max Lacewell Foundation was established in honor of Max Lacewell, known to many as “Little Dude” He was diagnosed at five years old with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a brain stem tumor on October 29, 2008 and died on July 4, 2009. Approximately 200 cases of this rare cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year. The funds raised through the Max Lacewell Foundation stay right here in Chicago and benefit pediatric cancer research at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

This running event is for the whole family. Runners/walkers can participate in a one mile fun run for $20 or a chip timed 5K race for $30. [Read more…]

Ultimate Guide To The Naperville Sprint Triathlon 2013

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The Naperville Sprint Triathlon is Sunday, August 4, 2013.

Race Details

  • Location:  Centennial Beach – 500 W. Jackson Ave. in Naperville
  • Start Time:  7am
  • Finish Line:  There is a new finish line location due to run and bike course changes
  • Race packet pickup:  At Naperville Running Company (34 W. Jefferson in Naperville) – Friday, August 2 from 12:30 to 7pm and Saturday, August 3 from 10:30am to 5pm
  • Race Distance: 400 meter swim/ 22 kilometer bike/ 5 kilometer run
  • Is There An After Party:  hecks yeah!

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