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naperville womens course

Half Marathon & 5K Courses

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 am (Half Marathon) & 7:45 am (5K)
Where: North Central College
Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium
455 S Brainard St, Naperville, IL 60540

RACE DAY TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN 

The Naperville Women’s Half Marathon starts at 7:00am and the 5K starts at 7:45am from the campus of North Central College. Runners and walkers will travel through some of the most famous neighborhoods and boulevards in the city, as the event cruises through areas like downtown Naperville, Fifth Street Station and the North Central College campus.

Half Marathon Course

Runners will leave the back gate area of Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium on E Porter Avenue and head south to S Washington Street. Runners will run east along S. Washington Street and pass through the downtown area in the first few miles of the event. Athletes will turn off of S. Washington Street onto 5th Street where they will run past the famous 5th Avenue Station on their way to a right turn onto Columbia Street and mile 6 in the half marathon course. Runners will pass the Naperville Country Club at mile 7 and turn right onto Olesen Drive and begin a trip through some of the beautiful residential communities that surround North Central Collage! As runners approach mile 11 at the corner of Hobson Road and S Washington Street they will begin the last 2.1 miles along the Dupage River before reentering the campus of North Central College. As half marathon runners begin to enter the Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium they will be directed towards the outside lanes of the track to finish at the half marathon finish line. The half marathon has a 4-hour time limit.

  • Half Marathon Aid Stations Located at Miles 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 & 12
  • GU Energy Gels Will Be Located at Miles 5 & 7
  • Rest Rooms Located at Miles 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 & 12

Course subject to change.

5K Course

Runners will leave Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium on E Porter Avenue and head south to S Washington Street. Athletes will take a beautiful route through some of the fantastic neighborhoods around the North Central Campus. As 5K runners begin to enter the Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium they will be directed towards the inside lanes of the track to finish at the 5K finish line.

Course subject to change.