1.  Will you have gear check at the race start?

Sorry, we will not be able to provide Gear check at the race starting area.

2.  Can you describe the course?

The race is an open course on streets of Palatine, IL and will start and end at the same location.  Gatorade provided at mile 1.5; Water available at Finish Line. Chip timing is provided, however not required. Miles marked en route and digital time clock provided only at the Finish Line. Click here for a Course Map.

3. Can I register on race day?

Race Day Registration is available from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m.  The fee for race day registration will be $35.
  Racing Bibs and Timing Chips will be available to Race Day registrants; however, goodie bags and t-shirts will only be available on a first come, first serve basis.

4.  Will you have a packet pick up prior to race day

YES! Pre- Registered Participant Packet Pick Up dates, times & locations will be provided closer to race day.  Please check back for details.

5.  Can I pick up my packet on race day?

YES! Race Day Packet Pick Up is available for pre-registered Noggins from 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. at the Starting Line. Please allow sufficient time to pick up your packets.


6.  Will you have awards for first place finishers?

The overall male and female winners of the 5K will receive an award.

7. Are additional donations tax deductible?

Joggin for the Noggin is a recognized 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization as designated by the Internal Revenue Service Code. All donations and contributions are tax-deductible. Our tax-identification number is : 80-0168403

8.  Is there parking available?

Free parking is available at the Palatine Train Station Parking Garage located on the corner of Colfax St. and Smith St in Palatine, IL.

9.  Is there a Post Race Party?

What do you think......Of course!

Post Race Party - Eggs, Kegs and Running Legs!

Come on out and help us celebrate a successful race and sample some of the fine food and brew Emmett's has to offer.  The Post race party will start around 8:30am!

Emmett's Ale House
110 North Brockway Street
Palatine, Illinois 60067

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