Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon takes place each year in Urbana, IL, USA. The marathon is a certified Boston qualifier and the course is USATF certified. The marathon has been named the RRCA Illinois Marathon Championship. Nearly 21,000 runners and walkers participated in this year’s events, with the help of more than 3,500 volunteers. All of the races start and finish on campus of the University of Illinois — home of the Fighting Illini.
Men: 7:00 am
Women: 7:00 am
Early bird registration fees is $75 for the Marathon. To participate in Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon you can register in the official website.
Course / Route Map
The race starts near Assembly Hall, runs through campus, loops through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
Time Limits & Cutoffs
Time limit for the marathon in 7 hours. The course will be closed to traffic for participants who are averaging faster than 13:45 per mile.
Prize Money & Awards
M/F 1st Place – $2500
M/F 2nd Place – $1000
M/F 3rd Place – $500
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
- The entrants will receive a high-quality gender-specific, long-sleeve and short sleeve Podium technical shirt from Brooks.
- Finishers get a great medal.
Water Stops & Refreshments
- There are 16 hydration stations on the course.
- Hydration stations will be stocked with water (all stations), Lemon-Lime Gatorade (most stations), and GU.
Expected Race Day Weather
The temperature typically is around 48 degrees with no wind to speak of at the start. There is 50% chance of showers starting around midday.