Rock Starlet Challenge

Ladies!  What do we love about Women ROCK?  Running with other women?  The SWAG?  The handsome men giving you the BLING at the finish line?  Maybe it is the bubbly at the post-race party?

There are so many great things about this race!  

Now we are sweetening the deal with a FUN new challenge so you can experience it again and again.  It is called the ROCK STARLET CHALLENGE.

Here is how it works:

 

The Rock Starlet Challenge is 3 races in one morning. There will be multiple times for the 2.5K that you can choose from. The Half, 10K & 5K  will all have separate starting times. You will run one race and it will bring you directly back to the starting line area. The challenging part is depending on your pace is how long your wait will be between races. A faster runner will have a longer break. A slower runner will have a shorter break or sometimes no break at all. After completing all races you will then get your Rock Starlet Challenge medal.

Rock Starlet Challenge - 2.5K, 5K, 10K
Super Rock Starlet Challenge - 2.5K, 5K, Half Marathon

*Must complete 10K in 2 hr 15 min

*Must complete Half in 2 hr 45 min

 

Sign up for three of our four races and you'll get a fourth medal showing you met the Rock Starlet Challenge!  Click here to register!

Criteria:

Rock Starlet:  Sign up for the 2.5K, 5K and 10K and you will get those medals, PLUS a medal showing you met the Rock Starlet Challenge  Plus, 2.5Kers get a t-shirt and when you run your races on Saturday, you get the Women Rock Pull-Over.


 

Super Rock Starlet:  Sign up for the 2.5K, 5K and Half Marathon and you will get those medals, PLUS a medal showing you met the Super Rock Starlet Challenge.  Plus, 2.5Kers get a t-shirt and when you run your races on Saturday, you get the Women Rock Pull-Over.

 


 

 

 

 

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2.5K Race

Join us for our fun race to get you ready for all-things Women ROCK!

Join us Saturday, September 2nd for the Women ROCK 2.5K.  It is the perfect distance for the new runner or if you are introducing a daughter, niece, granddaughter or family friend to running!  Plus, add this race to what you're doing on Saturday and you'll be a member of the ROCK Starlet Challenge!

Everyone who does a 2.5K gets a t-shirt and a medal!

Details
Date:  Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Time:  8:00 AM -AND- 10:00 AM
Location: Soldier Field South Lot (1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 for your GPS) 



5K Race

Women ROCK will  be a fabulous experience!  Start with the "Expotique" on Friday, September 1st where you get your packet and jacket and do a little shopping with our fabulous vendors.  Then of course, run the Women ROCK 5K on Saturday, September 2nd.  Get your finisher's stained-glass medal at the end and then it is onto the Finishers' PARTY with some bubbly for you and all your girlfriends!

The finish line is a common finish for all Women ROCK distances.

5K Race Details:
Date:  Saturday, September 2, 2017

Time: 9:15 AM

Location:  Soldier Field South Lot (1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 for your GPS)

  • Great performance shorts
  • Stained-glass finishers medal
  • Non-Alcoholic Bubbly and live music at the finish line
  • No strollers, in-line skates, or pets on the course
  • Optional chip timed available 


 

 

Vendors & Sponsors

Thank you to our Women ROCK 2016 sponsors!

If you are interested in a partnership for 2017, please contact us.

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Travel & Lodging

Coming from out of town for the race?  Watch for great hotel recommendations coming soon.

 

 

 

 

Partners

Thank you to our partners for helping make Women ROCK a success! Please continue supporting these companies!

 

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For information on becoming a partner or exhibitor with Women ROCK 2015 click here.

Women ROCK Gear

The Gear is one of the BEST parts of the Women ROCK race!

 

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Expotique & Packet Pick-up

The thousands of Women ROCK runners are cordially invited to the Women ROCK Expotique on Friday, September 1st, 2017.

Date:  Friday, September 1st, 2017
Time:  11AM - 7:00PM
Location: Soldier Field South Lot 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 (Click here for map)

 

If you cannot attend the Expotique/packet pick-up:  

  • You can have your gear picked up by a friend or family member.  They MUST have a photo copy or a picture of your photo ID (texted or emailed to their phone) with them along with your bib number to pick up your packet.
  • Please consider doing mailout during your online registration for $4.99.  If you choose a mailout AFTER registration it will be $4.99. Click here to request mail-out. There will be no packet mailings after 10 business days prior to the event.

  • You can arrange race day pick-up for $20 per packet/racer. Gear size is guaranteed for runners who arrange for race day pick-up.  Email our registration staff to schedule -or- after mail-out close date click here to schedule race day pick up.

  • If you forget to come to packet pick-up and try to get your packet on race day the fee will also be $20 per packet/racer. Gear size is NOTguaranteed for this option.



There will be no general race-day packet pickup for the races. Pleae see above information about having your packet mailed to you or pay for your race day packet pickup exception.

 

 

Bib Numbers

You will need your bib number to pick up your packet at our Women ROCK Expotique.

Click here for bib numbers for Women ROCK 2017

When bib numbers are posted, they will not update in real time.  Please be patient after you register, we will update the bib numbers every few days.

Course Information & Maps

Welcome to Women ROCK!  Join us for this fun, supportive and welcoming race for all women!  Because you ROCK! We have three distances for the race on Saturday, September 2, 2017.

The race starts and finishes at Soldier Field South Lot

 

 

Half Marathon Course Details

  • Start Time:  6:45 AM
  • USATF Certified  
  • Chip-timed race
  • Course open for 3.5 hours **Those participating in the Super Starlet must complete half in 2 hr 45 min
  • Lots of support:  cheer zones, port-a-potties 
  • Aid Stations
  • No strollers, in-line skates, bikes or pets allowed on the course
  • Course pending final approval of City of Chicago

 

 

 

10K Course Details

  • Start Time: 7:30 AM
  • Chip-timed race
  • Course open for 3 hours **Those participating in the Starlet Challenge must complete their 10K within 2 hr 15 min
  • Walker-friendly
  • Lots of Support: cheer zones, port-a-potties
  • Aid Stations
  • No strollers, in-line skates, bikes or pets allowed on the course
  • Course is pending final approval of City of Chicago

 

 

5K Course Details

  • Start Time: 9:15 AM
  • Course open for 1 hour
  • Aid Station
  • Walker-friendly
  • No strollers, in-line skates, bikes or pets allowed on the course
  • Course is pending final approval of City of Chicago

 

 

 

 

2.5K Course Details

  • Start Time: 8:00 AM -AND- 10:00 AM
  • Course open for 30 minutes
  • Walker-friendly
  • No strollers, in-line skates, bikes or pets allowed on the course
  • Course is pending final approval of City of Chicago

 

 

10K Race

Women ROCK will  be a fabulous experience!  Start with the "Expotique" on Friday, September 1st where you get your packet and gear and do a little shopping with our fabulous vendors.  Then of course, run the Women ROCK 10K on Saturday, September 2nd.  Get your finisher's medal at the end and then it is onto the Finishers' PARTY with some non-alcoholic bubbly for you and all your girlfriends!

The finish line is the common finish for all Women ROCK distances.

The course will be fully-supported for you!  10K runners have 3 hours (at least a 19 minute/mile) to complete the 6.2 miles along the Lakefront Trail. Click here for more course details and a course map. Whether this is your first or 50th 10K, we will make this a remarkable experience from start to finish.

Race Date/Time:
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM

Time Limit: 3 Hours

*Those participating in the Rock Starlet must complete their 10K in 2 hr 15 min

Start/Finish Location: 
Soldier Field South Lot (1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago 60605 for your GPS)

On the course:

  • Great performance shorts
  • 3 hour time limit (19 minute/mile pace)

    *Those participating in the ROCK Starlet Challenge must complete their 10K within 2 hr 15 min

  • Stained-glass finishers medal
  • Non-Alcoholic Bubbly and live music at the finish line


 

 

Half Marathon

Women ROCK weekend is a great experience! Start with the Expotique on Friday, September 1st, 2017 where you get your packet and jacket and shop with our vendors, then run the Women ROCK Half Marathon on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017.

 

Get your finisher's medal at the end and then it is onto the Finishers' PARTY with some non-alcoholic bubbly for you and all your girlfriends!

 

Whether this is your first or 50th half marathon, we will make this a remarkable experience from start to finish!

Race Date/Time:
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Time: 6:45 AM
Time limit: 3.5 Hours

*Those participating in the Super Starlet must complete their half marathon in 2 hr 45 min

 

Start/Finish Location: 

Soldier Field South Lot (1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 for your GPS)  (click here for Google map)

On the course:

  • Great performance running shorts
  • USATF certified *Pending
  • Plenty of water stops
  • Stained-glass finishers medal
  • Non-Alcoholic Bubbly and live music at the finish line