2020 Alpine Races 42nd Annual Half Marathon, 5k Run/Walk, Youth Mile and Kid's Fun Run
Presented by the Alpine Runners
Lake Zurich, IL
Sunday, September 27, 2020
About the Alpine Races
The Alpine Races consisted of USATF Certification #IL-18002-JW Half Marathon as well as USATF Certification #IL-18001-JW for the 5k. There will also be a Youth Mile and Kids Fun Races. The races run through the streets and along the shores of beautiful Lake Zurich. Gatorade, Water, and time splits will be available along the course. Food and drinks will be available to participants at the finish line. No dogs, strollers, bikes, or rollerblades are allowed in the races please. Alpine Races will not issue refunds for registration made on-line, by mail, or on race weekend.
COURSE MAPS COMING SOON.
Please note, that routes are subject to change based upon event day construction or road closures.
2020 In Person Registration and Packet Pickup
Saturday, September 26th, 10:00am-2:00pm:
Road Runner Sports, 20291 N Rand Rd, Ste 105, Kildeer, IL 60074 (847-719-8949)
Sunday, September 27th (Race Day), 6:00am-7:15am:
Paulus Park, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Registration for the Kids Fun Runs and Youth Mile will remain open until 9:15 AM on race day.
Online Registration will remain open through race day up to 15 minutes before the start of the race.
Half Marathon Tiered Pricing:
Early bird Special Before 12/31/19 - $45.00.
1/1/2020 - 3/31/2020 - $50.00
3/31/2020 - 7/31/2020 - $60.
7/31/2020 - 9/25/2020 - $70.00.
Race Weekend $75.00.
5K - $35.00; Race Weekend $40.00
Youth Mile - $15.00
Kid's Fun Run - $10.00
Half-marathon: 7:30 AM (3 hour cut-off)
5k Run/Walk: 7:45 AM
Youth mile: 9:30 AM
Kids Fun Runs (1/2 mile. 1/4 mile and the 100 Yard Dash): Upon completion of the Youth mile.
Three hours and 15 minutes.
Races will not begin if lightening has been present within 6 miles of any part of the race site or course within 30 minutes or it is highly probable that lightening will strike within the range during the race course or event.
Participants in the Half-Marathon and 5k Run/Walk will receive an official high quality shirt (for the first 600 registered participants) available in adult unisex sizes of XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL. Half marathon finishers receive a handsome medal. Youth Mile and Kiddie race participants will receive a T-shirt in sizes Youth XS, Youth S, Youth M and Youth L. All will receive an official race packet, goodie bag, snacks, and beverages. Post race light Breakfast donated by Good Shepherd Hospital.
Volunteers are the backbone of every successful race and we are grateful for ours. Please consider volunteering a few hours of your time for packet pick-up or on race day. Volunteer Sign-up coming soon.
Age Groups and Awards
Half Marathon: Overall Male and Female in the Half-Marathon will be scored by gun time and age group categories will be scored by chip time :14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over.
5k: Overall Male and Female will be scored by gun time and age group categories will be scored by chip time: 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over.
Youth mile age groups: 6 and Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14.
AWARDS: Awards will given to the top three male/female in each age category and each youth mile age category.
If you won the race or placed in your age group, please pick up your award at the awards table next to the timing tent. The awards will not be mailed out.
How do I get to The Alpine Races?
Race start will be at Paulus Park, Lake Zurich, IL
Where can I park?
Parking is available across the street from the park in the empty lot next to Dairy Queen.
Is there Gear Check?
A secure area will be reserved for gear check near the registration area. We are not responsible for valuables left in gear check. Please note, all gear bags must be picked up by 10:30am.
About the Kids Fun Runs
The Kids Fun Runs are a highlight of the Alpine Races. It's geared towards young children. It includes a half mile race, quarter mile race, and a 100 Yard Dash. The kids can participate in any or all of the Kid's Fun Run Races. Registration is only $10 per child and includes a t-shirt!
The Alpine Runners also offer a free Kids Running Camp that starts in the summer and goes up until the races. Your children do not need to participate in the races to be a part of the camp, but we recommend it to add to the excitement of the camp! Check back for details on the Kid's Running Camp!
Contact Information: Brian Foss - Race Director, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone - 847-567-1871
When can I get my Race Results?
Results are immediately available the day of the race by ItsYourRace.com. Online race results will be available at www.alpinerunners.com, www.chicagoaa.com and ItsYourRace.com.
Past Years' Results