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Run the historic downtown streets & neighborhoods of Long Grove.
The course passes by the famous covered bridge! The diverse and very beautiful course is USATF certified. 

2016 Prairie State Swag

thinTEC Zip Hoodie
Finisher's Medal
Event Bib Number
Chip Timing
Free Participant Photos

Friday Packet Pick Up & Last Minute Registration:
Friday, 10/6, from noon - 5:00 P.M. at:

Broken Earth Winery
219 Robert Parker Coffin Road  
Long Grove, IL, 60047

What is packet pick up? See general information below.

Picking up someone else's packet, don't forget to bring their signed waiver.

Saturday/Race Day:
Last Minute Packet Pick Up & Registration at Start Line: 7:00 -8:00 a.m.
Half Marathon & 10k Start: 8:30 a.m.
10k Awards: 9:30 a.m.
Half Marathon Awards: 10:45 a.m.
Course is open for 3.25 hours


The course is located at:
343 Old McHenry Rd
Long Grove, Illinois 60047

Please see below for water station information. Please see course map for this information, suggested spectator spots, and parking locations.

Half Marathon Course Map, click here

10k Course Map, click here

Various lots are available in the downtown area.

All water stations will have water and sports drink. Toilets will be located along the course.
See course map for location of all specified items.

Smile as you cross the finish line for your free event photo and receive your finisher's medal. Enjoy the food and rehydration tent at the finish line.

Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall for the half marathon & 10k.
14&under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Hotel information coming soon.


This event helps fundraise for the Lexi Kazian Foundation.

Runners and walkers can participate in this event. See schedule for time limit.

This event will be chip timed.
Particpants wear a timing chip integrated with their bib number that starts their individual time when they cross the start line and stops it when they cross the finish line.

Packet pick up is a time and place where participants can go to pick up their event shirt and bib number. Participants must pick up their packet and sign the event waiver in order to be considered part of the event.

Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are allowed though are strongly not recommended. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.

If at anytime you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.

All participants are required to sign a waiver.

Dogs are not allowed on the course.

No strollers are allowed.

The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. The above schedule is weather dependent.

(224) 757-5425


Prairie State Half Marathon & 10k of Long Grove- October 7, 2017