FAQ

1. What is included with my registration?

The first 800 registrants receive a high performance Nike Race Day shirt

2. Who can I contact with any questions?

Send all inquiries to: Events@hftd.org

3. Is The Humboldt Mile Run chip-timed?

The Humboldt Mile is chip-timed on a USATF certified one mile course.

4. Do I have to wear the shirt provided?

We encourage you to wear the event shirt but you are free to dress/express yourself anyway you choose.

5. Can children participate?

a) If they want to be timed and receive an event shirt, they must register as a participant.

b) If they simply wish to participate they are free with any registered adult.

6. Are pets allowed at the event?

Yes, pets are welcomed at the event. They can join the walking group on the course, which will be seeded last. (a) They should be leashed & (b) Bring bags to clean up any defecation.   

7. Can I get there via public transportation?

Yes. The event check-in is at 1400 N Humboldt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

http://www.transitchicago.com/

8. Do I need to bring cash or credit cards?

There will be free water, and an opportunity to obtain other beverages by donation, cash and credit cards will be accepted. There will be food trucks as well.

9. What do I need at check in?

A printed or digital copy of your registration.

10. Do I need my ID?

It can help locate your registration in the event you do not bring a physical copy.

11. How will runners be seeded?

Runners will be seeded according to their declared ability in the registration form.

12. Are spectators welcome?

Yes, spectators are encouraged to come out and support along the course. Ideal locations are along Humboldt Blvd straightaway at the start or the finish line.  

13. Will there be parking?

There is public parking available within the park and on city streets where available.

14. Will weather affect the event?

We intend to have a safe event for all. If the weather proves to be dangerous to participants it is at the full discretion of the event directors in conjunction with the City of Chicago and Chicago Park District officials to determine if the event must be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. THERE IS NO MAKEUP DATE OR REFUNDS IN THE EVENT OF A CANCELLATION.