CHICAGO (TOC) — It is an ideal fall morning for a half marathon throughout Chicago’s South Facet.
Barricades have been already up close to Jackson Park early Sunday for the Chicago Half Marathon, which kicked off at 7 a.m. The 5k began at 7:45 a.m.
This 12 months’s race is the Twenty fifth-anniversary celebration.
Hundreds of individuals laced up their sneakers Sunday because the half marathon takes them throughout Jackson Park, Hyde Park and South DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
“I like runner’s excessive. I like difficult myself. I like having a coaching schedule,” mentioned Jordan, who’s operating the half marathon.
Her buddy, Darcy, additionally weighed in.
“We have by no means ran round this space, so we’re excited to form of see it and be vacationers for a day,” she mentioned.
Closures began at 6 a.m.
DuSable Lake Shore Drive from 67th to thirty first StreetCornell Drive from Hayes Drive to Halfway PlaisanceCornell Drive from Hayes Drive to Marquette AvenueE. Marquette Avenue from South Stony Island Avenue to Cornell DriveEast Marquette Avenue from Cornell Drive to DuSable Lake Shore Drive
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Chicago’s Workplace of Emergency Administration and Communications mentioned road closures will open on a rolling foundation beginning at 10 a.m. and be absolutely reopened by 11 a.m.
For extra info on the race and festivities, go to the Chicago Half Marathon’s web site.
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