The Windy City is calling you to join the race series sweeping Chicagoland. That’s right, Run This Town returns in 2022 with even more ways to earn your stars and experience the city like never before. Now offering 9 events of all distances throughout the year, you’ll be taken on a running tour of Chicago. Plus, all runners who complete at least four of the qualifying races will take home the coveted commemorative Run This Town stars and bars medal.  

Keep the party going all year long in 2022 by signing up for your four races today and earning your stars. 

In addition to receiving the award-winning swag from every race you participate in, you’ll also take home the official Run This Town Race Series medal, given out to those who complete at least four qualifying races. For a sneak peek at the 2022 medal, see below:

May 27, 2023

Soldier Field 10

Chicago, IL
  • 10 Mile
  • Road Races

Jun 04, 2023

North Shore Classic

Highland Park, IL
  • 5K
  • Half Marathon
  • Road Races

Aug 19, 2023

Rugged Maniac – Chicago/Milwaukee

  • 5K
  • Obstacle Race

Oct 01, 2023

Bucktown 5K

Chicago, IL
  • 5K
  • Road Races

Nov 05, 2023

Hot Chocolate Run – Chicago

Chicago, IL
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Road Races

Once you’ve registered for all four, you’ll be eligible to pick up your Run This Town Race Series medal at one of three races: Bucktown, Hot Chocolate Chicago, or North Shore Turkey Trot.

Have questions? Check out our FAQs below!

All upcoming qualifying races can be found above!

YES! Run the 5ks or add a half marathon in the mix- it’s up to you on how you want to Run This Town!

You can pick up your all new 2022 Run This Town Series medal at Run Mag Mile, Bucktown, Hot Chocolate Chicago, or North Shore Turkey Trot. Don’t worry, we’ll send you an email prior to that race to remind you where to go to pick it up.

Login to your EnMotive account at then click Challenges on the side bar menu and you will see your badge and current status.

If you have multiple registrants in your EnMotive account, please use the left and right arrows on the badge to toggle between registrants. The registrants name will appear the top of the badge.

If you feel that there is an event that should be accounted for that isn’t, please email with the Title “Run This Town Verification” and provide as many details as possible, including the events you are registered for and the ones you believe are missing. It could be you registered under two email addresses, changed your name recently or someone else may have registered you for an event. Our participant experience team will be able to resolve for you without issue! Note: You can also see any incomplete registrations or upcoming registrations in your EnMotive account underneath the badge.

Easy! While inside your EnMotive account within the Run This Town badge you can see the eligible races. Just click on any of the races you have not registered for, choose your already saved registrant (we make it easy for you and save your details) and in a matter of seconds you’ll be registered for another event!

Reach out to us at and we’ll be happy to assist you! If you have any questions about a specific race above, we kindly ask that you reach out to the race contact listed on the individual race’s website to ensure the quickest and most-accurate response.

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