April 22, 2018 • GENEVA, IL



2018 Registration is Open!


Open-10/31/17 11/1/17 – 12/31/17 1/1/18 – 1/31/18 2/1/18 – 3/31/18 4/1 /18 – 4/22/18
$65 $70 $75 $85 $95


300 runners ready for a new spring challenge

Whether a novice or a veteran runner, running with a specific goal or just looking for a new challenge, the PR.1 Half is a great addition to the start of your race season.  The flat course, spectator accessibility,  typical weather, scenery, and elite treatment will make it a race to remember.


A spring half marathon on the lightning-fast BQ.2 course

  • 4-lap criterium-style course featuring … 
    • 4 aid stations with water and Gatorade
    • 4 elite bottle tables for your own special drink
    • 4 chances for friends and family to cheer you on
  • Finisher medals
  • Long sleeve tech shirts (must register early)
  • Race Day packet pickup
  • Race will be capped at 300 runners 


Geneva IL, Fabyan Forest Preserve West

A beautiful park setting, on a flat, easy river trail loop between Batavia and Geneva.


Sunday, April 22, 2018, 6:30 a.m.

As spring arrives in the Fox Valley, the mornings are cool and the sun warms the days, making this the perfect time for running and for cheering on your friends after your race.

An early morning start and a course along the river valley means the winds should be calm.

  • Avg Lo  –  40 degrees
  • Avg Hi  –  64 degrees


Challenge yourself for 2018

  • An age group PR
  • A Chicago or New York Marathon corral
  • A fall BQ.2 eligibility
  • An elusive personal goal – 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, … 

The PR.1 Half Marathon race is designed to be a fast start to a great racing season.  Whatever you’re chasing, let us help you get there.

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Fox Valley Marathon
PO Box 3955
St. Charles, IL 60174

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About the PR.1 Half Marathon

Earn YOUR half marathon PR on the lightning fast BQ.2 Marathon Races Course! Join us on  for a 4-lap criterium-style course featuring 4 aid stations with water and Gatorade, 4 elite bottle tables for your own special drink, 4 chances for friends and family to cheer you on
finisher medals, long sleeve tech shirts (must register early), optional PR Half Back-2-Back Challenge Medal, and Race Day packet pickup. The race will be capped at 300 runners, so REGISTER EARLY!


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