When is the race?

The race will take place on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

How can I register for the event?

Click here to register for the WBEZ 91.5K


How long is this race? 

It’s just a 5 kilometer race (3.1 miles). Running 91.5 kilometers is awesome but not necessary for this race😊. 


Where is the course located?

The course will be located on Chicago’s South Side. The route will be released at a later date. 


What is the refund policy?

We have a strict no refund policy. You can view our policy details here


I am unable to attend the event. Can I defer my event to next year?

No, we do not have deferred registrations available. 


I am unable to attend the event. Can I give my bib to my friend to run?

No, we are not able to transfer bib registrations. 


Where can I pick up my packet for the event?

Packet pickup will be available on race day as well as in advance, pickup locations will be announced soon. Registrants will receive an email with packet pick up instructions. 


What will I receive with my race packet?

Bib number with gear check tag

Safety pins for your bib number 

Participant t-shirt

Beer Wristband (Participants 21 & over only)*

Curious City/WBEZ swag

Sponsor swag


What is the field limit?

Our course can support 3,000 participants.


Can I use my baby jogger in the 5k?

No, in order to ensure the safety of all runners baby joggers/strollers are not permitted on the course. Baby joggers/strollers are allowed during the pre and post event activities. 


Can my child participate? 

Yes, children are able to participate. All race participants, including children, will need to register. 


Will water be offered on the course?

Of course! Water will be offered at the start/finish as well as around the 2.5k mark. 


Will there be overall winners?

Yes, the top 3 male and female winners will be awarded non-cash prizes. 


Will there be age specific prizes for top finishers?

Yes, details will be announced closer to the race.

Any additional questions? 

Send us an email at

Due to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the Chicagoland area, and CDC guidance extending social distancing, we have made the decision to postpone our inaugural WBEZ 91.5K originally scheduled for Sunday, June 14, 2020. Our planned new race date is Sunday, June 13, 2021. Questions? Contact us at

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