57th & Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Chicago, IL –The16th Annual Chicago Half-Marathon & Karhu 5k announced today that it is tracking 33% above registrations from last year (2011) and is expected to sell out much earlier this year. On September 9, 2012, runners will hit the scenic Chicago streets, starting and ending just south of the Museum of Science and Industry in Jackson Park.

Runners will enjoy a beautiful half-marathon course along Lake Shore Drive, offering stunning views of the iconic Chicago skyline. Runners will also have entertainment throughout the course and the benefit of Gatorade Endurance aide stations.

Register now for only $70 for the half marathon, $75 starting March 29 at 11:59 p.m.
or $25 for the 5K; $30 starting March 29 at 11:59 p.m. The event is expected to sell out in record time. For more information and to register go to http://www.chicagohalfmarathon.com/

About US Road Sports
US Road Sports & Entertainment Group, the event organizer, is a health and wellness company dedicated to the production of world-class endurance events. The mission of US Road Sports is to offer an unparalleled participant sports experience that showcases host communities and endures as a deeply valued local asset through events that are a part of the city’s culture, identity and brand. For each participant, US Road Sports strives to offer events that allow participants of all skill levels the opportunity to improve their physical and mental health and accomplish life-altering goals while having fun. US Road Sports provides sponsors and municipalities highly effective exposure to help maximize their presence and message in the community.

Added by Paramount Public Relations on May 21, 2012