Saturday, October 12, 2019

Event Rules

Event rules are applicable to all participants

The following event rules and guidelines are intended to help produce and direct a large scale event, to ensure the safety of all participants, to meet the requirements of local government permits and to be compliant with applicable USA Track & Field (USATF) and International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) regulations for participant performance records and event liability.


Event day

The start

Course monitoring

Participant safety

Result timing

Timing disqualification



The Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K follows, and participants are subject to, the rules specified by USATF and IAAF. Please visit and for additional information concerning the rules mandated by the governing bodies for the sport. 

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