• Consists of 4 out-and-back segments for the 50m and three for the 50k.
  • The races follow the Lakefront running path.
  • Mostly asphalt with some concrete sections.
  • One of the flattest 50k and 50 mile courses in North America.
  • The current 50 mi. world record was set on Chicago's lakefront in 1984.
  • 50k course map
  • 50 Mile course map

Upcoming Races

Nov 2 2019
50 KM
3 out-and-back segments
Out and Back Course
1 Elevation Rating
Flat or nearly flat
1 Surface Rating
Paved or very smooth surface
Nov 2 2019
50 Miles
4 out-and-back segments
Out and Back Course
11 :00 Cutoff
1 Elevation Rating
Flat or nearly flat
1 Surface Rating
Paved or very smooth surface

Results

50 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
10/27/18 99 3:36:34 4:37:28
10/28/17 121 3:40:50 4:41:10
10/29/16 105 3:31:34 3:34:56
10/31/15 123 3:58:21 4:10:10
11/02/13 177 3:19:03 3:42:26
10/27/12 178 3:30:56 3:44:50
10/29/11 188 3:27:54 4:00:04
10/30/10 186 3:35:41 3:56:09
10/31/09 146 3:21:43 4:18:30
11/01/08 117 3:35:25 4:11:16
10/27/07 178 3:35:00 4:22:50
10/28/06 142 3:20:41 4:28:07
10/29/05 118 3:49:06 3:49:38
10/30/04 127 3:35:47 4:06:15
11/01/03 137 3:21:30 4:03:06
10/26/02 105 3:32:36 4:11:30
11/03/01 138 3:17:44 4:19:27
10/28/00 141 3:25:48 4:06:06

50 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
10/27/18 42 6:54:09 7:19:01
10/28/17 48 5:14:55 6:20:22
10/29/16 40 6:29:05 7:20:00
10/31/15 39 7:04:55 7:45:28
11/02/13 86 5:12:36 7:31:30
10/27/12 82 6:33:31 7:03:01
10/29/11 76 5:32:25 7:45:40
10/30/10 61 6:13:25 7:14:37
10/31/09 60 5:25:26 6:56:20
11/01/08 62 5:41:26 7:35:49
10/27/07 76 5:31:51 7:55:24
10/28/06 50 6:05:09 8:31:49
10/29/05 44 6:44:45 6:53:41
10/30/04 38 7:05:52 7:20:29
11/01/03 40 7:02:33 7:43:07
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

More events by Chicago Ultra Marathon

Galena Sky Trail Races
  • May 16, 2020
  • Galena, IL
8 Hours