Universal Sole Four Mile Classic 2019

601 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60640


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Event Description

The Universal Sole Four Mile classic is back in 2019! This cities only four mile race will start and finish at beautiful Montrose Harbor. Enjoy a chip timed 4 mile run/walk with a flat, fast course all along Chicago’s lakefront path with the city as your back drop! The 2019 race will take place Thursday Evening, May 18th @ 7pm! A great race to kick off your spring & summer running season!

Race Beneficiary: Chicago Run -- 
Founded in 2007 to aid in the fight against childhood obesity, Chicago Run is a non-profit organization aiming to impact the entire school health environment in a holistic and collaborative manner by engaging families, teachers, and school staff. Chicago Run fuses digital learning, cross-community collaboration, nutrition, and neighborhood pride into its physical activity programs, ensuring a more engaged student body.

Event details and schedule

Race Details:

  • A custom USOLE 4 Mile Classic Pint Glass and a very cool premium item that is TBD to all runners registered! We will announce the custom premium item shortly! Stay tuned!
  • Race will begin @ 7:00pm @ Montrose Harbor by "The Dock"! On-site check-in/registration will begin @ 5:00pm and close promptly @ 6:30pm!
  • Gear Check will be on-site @ The Universal Sole Tents.
  • Water and NUUN Hydration Drink at the Start/finish area! In addition, there will be (1) aid stations on course.
  • Clif Bars, Bananas will be provided along with other goodies from our sponsors (in vendor area)!
  • Parking Info: Montrose Harbor has parking all along the street and in pay lots
  • Public Transportation: The CTA has bus routes that stop at Montrose Harbor! Please visit http://www.transitchicago.com/ for more information.
  • DIVVY has a bike station right at the start line of the USOLE 4 Mile Classic!


  • Top three Overall Male & Female
  • Age Group M&F Awards: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Post race raffle with great prizes from Universal Sole & all of our sponsors to be held at our post race party @ Diag Bar & Grill!

Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be available on race day. Pre-race packet pick-up is TBD and will be announced shortly.

Post Race Party: We will head over to a post race venue to enjoy a brunch and a post race party! Details are TBD!

Volunteer Information: Please email Universal Sole (info@universalsole.com) for more details!

Strollers & Dogs: Strollers and dogs are allowed, we ask that you start in the back of the corral.

*Please note: There are no refunds or exchanges for this event.

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