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5k Event FAQ - Anchor Tags

When does registration for the race open?

Online registration opens on March 18 and continues through July 12th unless the event reaches its capacity prior to that date.

When does race registration close? 

Registration will close once we hit our maximum number we will close registration.

Is there a time limit for the 5K? 

All 5K participants must be able to complete the 5K course in 1 hour.

Can I get a refund or transfer my entry to another person? 

All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.

Participant bib numbers may not be exchanged with or transferred/sold to another person. Sale, trade and/or transfer of race entry/bib number is strictly prohibited and may result in the disqualification of and/or banning offenders from participating at future events.

Will there be awards for the winners? 

The Top Three Male and Female Runners will receive awards.

What happens in the event of inclement weather? 

The PNC Chicago Bears 5K will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day. In the event of a race day cancellation, there are no refunds.

Can I volunteer to help? 

If you would like to volunteer for the race, please click here

How can I contact the race organizers?

To get in touch with us please call us at or email us at