We've thought of everything - not only for our athletes, but for their friends & loved ones too.  Race Day Resort is located right in the heart of the Chicago Marathon, close to everything.  Check out just a few of the reasons you'll LOVE the CES Race Day Resort!

Close to the Start/Finish


Race Day Resort is located at Roosevelt University, only 1/3 mile from the start/finish of the marathon.  Learn more...

Pre-Race Motivation & Advice


Meet your teammates, pacers and coaches before the race, take a team photo and get fired up for a great day!

Indoor Restrooms & Gear Check


Yep, that's right - INDOOR RESTROOMS!!

We also have private, indoor gear check so you have everything you need before & after.

Post-Race Recovery & Amenities


Enjoy a post-race stretch or massage from Aligned Modern Health.  We'll also have Normatec Recovery Boots available to help speed up your recovery (reservations required - learn more).  You can also get your medal engraved on the spot for FREE and commemorate your day forever.

Delicious Food/Beverage Options


Athletes will have simple, delicious pre-race options, like bagels, coffee, bananas, etc.

Guests will enjoy a similar breakfast buffet after the athletes head to the start.  After the race, get that recovery started right with a buffet of options along with beer, soda and deserts!

Fun For The Whole Family


Race Day Resort is the perfect "home base" for your friends & family.  They can relax and watch the race live on our big screen tv, or stop in for refreshments in between cheering sessions!  And no more searching through thousands of people after the race - just meet at the resort!