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Post-Race Party

Entitled sponsors are provided contractual space at the Post-Race Party on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The Post-Race Party provides a direct opportunity to engage with participants that just completed their 26.2-mile journey. All general participants are encouraged to celebrate at this venue with friends and family after the event to enjoy live entertainment and redeem their bib ticket for a complimentary Goose Island beer. An estimated 60,000 people visit/walk through the venue.

Post-Race Party location

Grant Park – Butler Field
Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL

Post-Race Party timeline

Saturday, October 8, 2022 *

  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Sponsor load-in

Sunday, October 9, 2022 *

  • 5:30 a.m. – Participant and “Event Partner” credential access into Grant Park
  • 7:20 a.m. – Wheelchair start
  • 7:30 a.m. – Wave 1 start
  • 8:00 a.m. – Wave 2 start
  • 8:35 a.m. – Wave 3 start
  • 9:30 a.m. – Grant Park & Post-Race Party open to spectators
  • 9:45 a.m. – Beer serving starts
  • 9:45 a.m. – First participant seen in Post-Race Party
  • 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. – Highest-traffic time in Post-Race Party
  • 3:15 p.m. – Last call for beer
  • 3:30 p.m. – Beer ticket sales, many participants exit
  • 3:45 p.m. – Beer serving stops
  • 4:00 p.m. – Post-Race Party closes
  • 4:30 p.m. – Load-out begins, vehicle access is granted in Butler Field
  • 6:00 p.m. – Load-out ends

*Subject to change

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