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What is a virtual race? 

A virtual race is a race you can run at any location, at your pace, alone or with a group of people.

When is the virtual race?

The race will take place from May 1 - May 31. 

How can I register for the virtual race?

Click here to register for the WBEZ 91.5K

What do I do after registering? 

After registering, join either our Facebook Group or visit our blog to engage with others and participate in the challenges.  

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?

This virtual event will take place all over the Chicagoland region. Participants are able to choose their own route based on a previous Curious City story.  Read more.

 

What is the refund policy?

This event is not refundable.

 

Can I see the waiver that I signed when I registered? 

You can view the waiver here.

 

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

Participants have a month to complete the 5K. We do not have deferred registrations available. 

 

I am unable to attend to participate. 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?

Participant packets will be mailed to the address given when registering. 

 

What will I receive with my race packet?

Bib number

Safety pins for your bib number 

Participant t-shirt

Curious City/WBEZ swag

Sponsor swag

 

What is the field limit?

This is a virtual race, there is no limit on how many can participate.

 

Can my child participate? 

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

Will there be overall winners?

No, this is a virtual event so there will be no time-based winners. Throughout the month we will have four challenges to participate in. Learn more.

 

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 WBEZ5K@WBEZ.org