Participant Information

Pre-Event Check-In

Skip the lines and check-in early!

Join us on Thursday, July 19 from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for the Commemorative Torch Run Pre-Event Check-in.  Participants who check-in on Thursday will receive their Commemorative Torch Run shirt early and can proceed directly to the 39th or 31st street beach.

Not registered? Walk-Up registration will be available during the Pre-Event Check-In.  Registration is $75 and open to the public.

Day of Registration

Walk-Up Registration will be available beginning at 8:30 a.m. on July 20th at Soldier Field. Registration will be located in the pedestrian tunnel leading from the Waldron Parking Deck. All participants must check-in at the Pre-Event Check-In on Thursday, July 19 or the Registration Table the morning of Friday, July 20.

All participants should bring:

After registration participants should proceed to the Bus Area and take a shuttle to their starting location. Shuttles will run continuously until 10:30 a.m.

  • 4 Mile Participants – 39th Street Beach
  • 2 Mile Participants – 31st Street Beach

Commemorative Torch Run Shirt

All pre-registered participants will receive an exclusive 50th Anniversary Commemorative Torch Run dry-wick shirt. Shirts will receive dry-wick shirts (while supplies last) or a 2018 LETR t-shirt.  All participants are asked to wear their provided shirt during the run to help us raise awareness for Special Olympics.