Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K

The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) is the official charity of the Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K. Sign up today to support the NBTI!

UPDATE: The race is now SOLD OUT to the general public, but we have 10k and half-marathon entry codes reserved for those who have committed to/ are willing to commit to raising funds for NBTI. If you have not yet registered for the race and would like to receive one of these codes, please contact Jacqueline Evans by phone at 312.926.4199.

Schedule of Events

The fun includes pre-race and post-race activities for all:

Packet Pick Up (All Events) Opens - 5:30 a.m.

Half Marathon (13.1 miles) - 7:00 a.m.

10K run/walk (6.2 miles) - 7:30 a.m.

Post-race picnic and celebration - 8:30 a.m.

Complete schedule here.


The NBTI is a comprehensive program merging clinical research with medical and surgical treatment for brain and spinal tumor patients. The Institute offers state-of-the-art clinical care, while providing the resources and support necessary for patients and their families to meet the challenges of living with a brain tumor. The Institute is collaboration between Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the Robert. H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Fundraising for the NBTI

Those who sign up to fundraise for NBTI will receive full fundraising support and access to Life Time Fitness training programs. There is no minimum fundraising amount to join Team NBTI, however various incentives will be provided at progressive levels, such as free race entry for top fundraisers. Proceeds from this year's race will advance brain tumor research at the NBTI.


Look here for answers to your race-related questions, including entree fee schedule, registration policies and parking/transportation information.

Please e-mail Jackie Evans or call 312.926.4199 with registration or fundraising questions.


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