Sunday, March 12, 2017
104th and Western, Chicago, IL
The Emerald Isle Mile is a 1 mile timed run down Western Ave. The race starts at 104th Western Ave and will finish at 112th Western Ave. A portion of the proceeds help offset the cost of the parade.
Running Excels -10328 S. Western Ave. Race day registration will be available if 500 runner capacity has not been reached. Gear check available at Running Excels.
Post Race Activities
After the race, runners will receive festive beads. No award ceremony. Stay and enjoy the parade.
Top female and male participants will receive a $50.00 gift certificate to Running Excels. The top male and female finisher in each age category will a $25.00 gift certificate. (9 & under, 10-15,16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & above). New this year! $50.00 will be given to the runner that breaks the course record of 4:32. No ceremony this year. Contact Running Excels for your gift certificate the next week.Packet pick up location: Running Excels 10328 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60643. 773.629.8587 Packet Pick Up: Friday 12-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm.
Due to spectators arriving for the race and parade, parking throughout the surrounding neighborhood will be limited. Please consider carpooling, taking public transportation, bicycle or walk.