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7:20 a.m.: Wave 1 (Red) start corrals close
7:20 a.m.: Marathon Wheelchair start (men)
7:21 a.m.: Marathon Wheelchair start (women)
7:23 a.m.: Marathon Handcycle start
7:30 a.m.: Wave 1 start (Elite & Corrals A, B, C, D and E)
7:45 a.m.: Wave 2 (Blue) start corrals close

8:00 a.m.: Wave 2 start (Corrals F, G, H and J)
8:10 a.m.: Wave 3 (Orange) start corrals close
8:35 a.m.: Wave 3 start (Corrals K, L, M and N)

9:30 a.m.: 27th Mile Post-Race Party begins
9:30 a.m.: Spectator access to Grant Park begins
9:30 a.m.: Goose Island and Michelob Ultra Beer sales begin

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.: All finishers under 5:45 pace / mile (2:30:00)
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: All finishers under 7:00 pace / mile (3:03:00)
11:00 to 12:00 p.m.: All finishers under 8:00 pace / mile (3:30:00)
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: All finishers under 9:00 pace / mile (3:55:00)
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: All finishers under 10:00 pace / mile (4:20:00)

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.: All finishers under 11:00 pace / mile (4:50:00)
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.: All finishers under 12:00 pace / mile (5:15:00)
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.: All finishers under 13:00 pace / mile (5:40:00)

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: All finishers under 14:00 pace / mile (6:05:00)
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: All finishers under 15:00 pace / mile (6:35:00)
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.: All official finishers

3:30 p.m.: Goose Island and Michelob Ultra sales end
4:00 p.m.: Gear check closes
4:00 p.m.: 27th Mile Post-Race Party ends

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