All participants must pick up their packets (race number, goody bag, and race shirt) no later than Friday, April 27, at 7 pm during the Health & Fitness Expo at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). The expo is open Thursday, April 26, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact the race hotline (217-372-1444) if your travel plans prevent you from picking up your race packet (race number, goody bag, and race shirt).
Dynamic bib assigning: We are using cutting-edge, dynamic bib assigning, which speeds up our race number pickup process quite a bit. On Tuesday, April 24, we will email each entrant a unique QR code. Print and bring to the expo a copy of your QR code (or show it to us on your phone) to be assigned and receive your race number. If you plan to pick up a race number for someone else, you must have a copy of that person’s QR code (paper copy or on your phone).
The address of the ARC is 201 E. Peabody, Champaign, IL. (See Google’s map.) For parking, see our parking map.
If you can’t get to the expo, you can have someone else pick up your number for you as long as that person has a copy (paper or electronic) of the QR code we emailed you.
LATE PACKET PICK UP ON APRIL 27, 2018
New for 2018: We are offering LATE packet pick-up at Body n’ Sole Sports, 1317 N Dunlap Ave (Rt 45), Savoy, IL from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, for those entrants who cannot get to the expo before it closes at 7:00 p.m. You will be able to pick up your race number(s) and goody bag(s) but not your race shirt(s). We would be happy to mail your race shirt(s) to you after race weekend, however. Please bring a check or money order for $4.00 (made payable to C-U Marathon, LLC) to late packet pick-up to cover the cost of postage.
Half Marathon entrants will receive a high-quality, gender-specific short-sleeve technical shirt and a drawstring backpack. Finishers get a great medal, a commemorative heatsheet, food and drink after the race, and one beverage at the 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash on Saturday. (Entrants must display their race bib to receive the beverage).
Gender-specific, LONG-sleeve technical shirt from Leslie Jordan in sizes XS (women only), S, M, L, XL, XXL, and (new for 2018) XXXL. The men’s half marathon shirt color is charcoal, and the women’s half marathon shirt color is violet. See shirt sizing chart here.