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FAQ

Can I register on race day?
Yes! Race day registration is available but we recommend registering earlier to secure your t-shirt and save a few bucks!  Race day registration will open at 7:30am and is held inside the Recreation Center.
 
How do I get there?
The race starts on the campus of Midwestern University. The address is 555 31st St, Downers Grove, IL. Once you get to campus, follow signs for race parking. The race starts at the back of campus, by the campus recreation building.
 
Directions:

From I-88 East - exit at Highland Avenue, Turn RIGHT on Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on 31st Street (1st Stop Light), Go 3/4 mile and turn RIGHT at Midwestern University Entrance and follow the signs. 

From I-88 West - exit at Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on 31st Street (2nd stop Light), Go 3/4 mile and turn RIGHT at Midwestern University Entrance and follow the signs. 

 
What about parking?
There is ample, free parking on the university campus. We encourage participants to park in the West Parking Lot. Follow the signs and there will be volunteers stationed at the entrance to the parking lot.
 
Where is Packet Pick-up?


What are the awards?
This year there will be awards for the top three overall male and female winners as well as age group awards for both genders. Age groups are broken into the following: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Top Mom also wins an award!

Is there bag check?
Yes! There will be indoor bag check in the Recreation Center. A sign will be posted in the lobby.
 
Is a t-shirt included in the entry fee?
Dri-Fit T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 500 pre-registered runners. Register early to guarantee the right size! Race day registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt.  T-shirts from previous years will also be on sale at a discounted rate.
 
Are restrooms available?
Yes we have restrooms inside the Recreation Center that are close to the start/finish line.
 
I registered but now am unable to run. Can I get a refund?
Sorry, since all proceeds go to charity we will not be giving refunds.  You can make arrangements to stop by the university to pickup your goodie bag and t-shirt after race day.
 
Can I run with headphones/my dog/my baby jogger?
You can run with headphones on.  Dogs are NOT allowed.  Baby joggers/strollers are allowed but you have to start at the back of the pack. 
 
What if it rains?
The race will be run rain or shine!
 
Still have more questions?
Contact Campus Recreaction Director, Don Evans, at 630-971-6401 or devans@midwestern.edu
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