The Byline Bank Chicago Spring Half Marathon & 10K is committed to the development of elite runners with a focus on local Chicago area elite athletes. This years race will follow the below standards.
The Elite Corral will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Assignment to the Elite Corral is not guaranteed. All participants may verify their corral assignments by contacting the Elite Coordinator.
Qualifying Entry & Standards
The qualifying standard to enter the men’s field is 1:20:00 and for the women’s field is 1:35:00. If you have not met these standards, an equivalent time from a similar event distance may be submitted and approved on a case-by-case basis. All qualifying performances must be as of January 1, 2019 or later. Qualifying performances must be submitted by May 10, 2019 to be considered. If results are not submitted you will be placed in an alternate start corral and will not be eligible for the prize purse.