Are You Ready to Rock?
On July 15-16, join Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago for a rockin’ weekend of races, live music, entertainment and a world class health and fitness expo!
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is proud to be a sponsor and hotel for this annual summer race. We still have a few guestrooms available for this weekend, book now!
Race Weekend Details
Health & Fitness Expo
Prior to the races, Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago will feature a two-day Health and Fitness Expo at McCormick Place. This expo showcases the latest running technologies, apparel and nutrition information.
Runners must pick up their race number, gear bag and t-shirt at the Expo.
McCormick Place, Hall D1 in Lakeside
July 14: 12PM – 7PM
July 15: 9AM – 5PM
For more information about the Expo, click here.
Race Course & Street Closures
You can find maps of the Half Marathon, 5K and 10K here. For those traveling to Chicago during this time, be aware of road closures and find alternate routes.
Pre-Race Pasta Dinner
Third Star, located in our South Tower, Lobby Level will feature an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner special to help runner’s carbo-load.
The Pasta Buffet is $30/person and includes:
- Garlic & Rosemary Crusted Round of Beef with Horseradish Cream
- Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers
- Lemon-Dill Salmon
- Pasta Bar with Linguine, Whole Wheat Penne, Cheese Tortellini, Marinara, Alfredo and Meatballs
- Loaded Baked Potato Bar
- Summer Vegetables
- Full Salad Bar with Fresh Fruit
- Freshly Baked Rolls
- Seasonal Desserts
To make reservations, click here or dial 312-528-4140. Third Star is open for dinner from 5PM to 10PM.
Complimentary Hotel Shuttle
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place will offer a complimentary shuttle on race day to take runners and spectators from the hotel to Grant Park. The shuttle will depart from the Hotel’s Front Drive on a first come, first serve basis. No sign-up is required.
Saturday, July 15, the shuttle will run from 5:30AM to 11:30AM.
Sunday, July 16, the shuttle will run from 4:30AM to 12:30PM.
Shuttles will run on a continuous loop during the designated times above. Please allow extra travel time for road closures and traffic.
Race Day Breakfast
Race day is an early morning for runners! The Market will be open from 5AM to 2AM to allow runners to stock-up on fresh fruit, granola bars, pastries, coffee, juice and more! Market is located in the South Tower, Lobby Level.
Good luck Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago runners! Our team will be cheering for you.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place • 2233 S Martin Luther King Jr. Drive • Chicago, IL 60616 • 312 567 1234