Join Us on Sun July 14, 2019

Let’s beat the summer heat!  Join the many other festive runners this July at Busse Woods South, Grove #5 in Elk Grove Village, IL for an early morning run of the Christmas In July Half Marathon and 5K.  Busse Woods trails follow a picturesque path through woods, meadows, and picnic areas.

For runners 21+ years of age, your registration includes a pint of beer at the finish line provided by Church Street Brewing Company.

Race Times and Routes

Start time for the Half Marathon is planned for 7:00 a.m. This is the Half Marathon route:
The 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K route is as follows:


Ample parking is available in the Forest Preserve, Groves 17-25. The entrance is located just east of I-290 on the south side of Higgins Road. Click here for a map.

We do recommend arriving early to secure a parking spot. Overflow parking will be available at Elk Grove Woods Plaze (1 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL).

There will be no shuttle service from Schaumburg.