Coaster Challenge Stories

Coaster Challenge Incentive Prizes


 

Incentive Prizes

5K Rider – $150 fundraising minimum or $100 for current season pass holders

  • Free entrance into Six Flags Great America
  • Parking Pass
  • Free Breakfast
  • Official Coaster Challenge athletic shirt
  • Tracking pass
  • Medal upon completion
  • Entrance via The Flash Pass for easy access to rides until 1 p.m.
  • Early access to Coasters (TBD) prior to park opening starting at 11 a.m.
  • Early access to Coasters TBD prior to park opening starting at 11 am. Priority of seats will be given to those completing the Marathon then Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k.

10 K Rider – $300 fundraising minimum

  • All of the above prizes, plus
  • Official Coaster Challenge 10 K Incentive (TBD)
  • Lunch voucher for day of the event
  • Entrance via The Flash Pass until 3 p.m.

Half Marathon Rider – $500 fundraising minimum

  • All of the above prizes, plus
  • Official Coaster Challenge Half Marathon Rider Incentive (TBD)
  • Entrance via The Flash Pass until 5 p.m.
  • 2020 return ticket for the park

Marathon Rider– $1,000 fundraising minimum

  • All of the above prizes, plus
  • Signature CoasterChallenge Marathon Rider Incentive (TBD)
  • Upgrade your 2020 return ticket to a 2020 Six Flags Great America Season Pass
  • Ability to ride continuously on Coasters (TBD) from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Entrance via The Flash Pass ALL DAY

Mini Marathoners (children ages 10 and under)

  • Ride the equivalent of a 5k on the Whizzer before 11 a.m. or other coasters after the park opens.
  • Fundraising minimums and prizes are the same as above for 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon levels

Coaster Challenge Benefit Levels


 

Benefits and Incentives

5k Benefits ($150 Fundraising or $100 if you are a current season pass holder)

  • Free entrance into Six Flags Great America (Value $74.99)
  • Parking pass (Value $25.00) – If packet is picked up prior to day of event
  • Free breakfast
  • Official Coaster Challenge athletic shirt
  • Tracking pass
  • Medal upon completion
  • Entrance via The FLASH Pass for easy access to rides until 1pm
  • Early access to Whizzer and Raging Bull prior to park opening starting at 11am. Priority of seats will be given to those completing the Marathon then Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k.

10k and $300 Fundraising Benefits

  • All of the above
  • Official Coaster Challenge Pop Socket and Portable Charger
  • Lunch voucher for day of the event
  • Entrance via The FLASH Pass for easy access to rides until 3pm.

Half Marathon and $500 Fundraising

  • All above mentioned prizes
  • Official Coaster Challenge Adidas Back Pack
  • Entrance via The FLASH Pass for easy access to rides until 5pm
  • 2019 return ticket for the park

Marathon and $1,000 Fundraising

  • All above mentioned prizes
  • Signature Coaster Challenge Adidas Sweatshirt Jacket
  • Upgrade your 2019 return ticket to a 2019 Six Flags Great America season pass
  • Ability to ride continuously on Raging Bull and Whizzer from 9am – 11am when park opens.
  • Entrance via The FLASH Pass for easy access to rides ALL DAY!

Mini Marathoners for kids 10 and under (Fundraising Levels Prizes same as above)

  • Ride the equivalent of a 5k on the Whizzer before 11am or other coasters after the park opens.
  • Fundraising prizes same as 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and Marathon levels

Coaster Challenge Event Details


 

Event Details

Six Flags Great America and Special Olympics Illinois have teamed up for the Coaster Challenge on Saturday, September 21!

Simply register for $25, fundraise, and ride the distance of a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Marathon (26.2 Miles) on Six Flags Great America’s world-class roller coasters.

For those of you that have the DEMON in you, go for the Marathon!  Fundraise a minimum of $1,000 and ride a full 26.2 miles!  Have your scorecard stamped as you exit each ride, and we will tally your total distance when you check in at the scoring table upon completion.

Don’t miss out on this amazing event!

*Please note: $25 registration fee to reserve your spot to be a Coaster Challenger for 2019!

DAY OF EVENT INFORMATION

MORE TO COME

NEW THIS YEAR – NO PACKET PICKUP!

For those who met their minimum fundraising requirement ($150), you will be mailed your parking pass and t-shirt.  IF you have only met the $25 threshold and have the remainder of your donations offline, your parking pass has been sent in the mail and you will receive your shirt upon arrival when you turn in your offline donations,

Please contact Jennifer Marcello with any questions – jmarcello@soill.org