Registration is for the 2022 Spring Chance BQ.2 is OPEN
The 2021 Last Chance BQ.2 is FULL AND CLOSED

LAST CHANCE BQ.2 (9/11/21)

$130 – thru 12/31

$135 – thru 2/29

$140 – thru 4/30

$145 – until filled

Bottles will be single use and runners may submit up to 7 total bottles. Bottles are now available for pre-purchase online for runners picking up their packets before race morning. 

Runners are not required to participate in the Elite Water Bottle amenity and there is still one Aid Station with water and Gatorade approximately every 1.5 miles. 

Runners who registered before June 11, 2021 can purchase bottles through the link below. Runners who register after 6/11/2021 will have the option to purchase bottles when they register. 

SPRING CHANCE BQ.2 (4/23/2022)

$140 – 9/30/2021

$145 – 11/30/2021

$150 – 3/31/2022

$155 – until filled

Entry Requirements

NOTE: There are absolutely NO exceptions to eligibility requirements
unless the race is not filled by 6/1 (fall race) or 2/1 (spring race).

Must be 18 years or older on race day to register.

Must meet eligibility standards in a recent half or full marathon.

Eligibility standards will be WAIVED for any remaining spots in each race:

Beginning February 1 for the Spring Chance BQ.2

Beginning June 1 for the Last Chance BQ.2

Must show an ID with date of birth at packet pickup.

Race maximum finish time: 4 hours 30 minutes.

No refunds, transfers, or attempted sale.

Each entry fee includes

  • Gender specific long sleeve shirt
  • Personalized ‘Elite’ race bib
  • Gear check
  • 8 Elite bottle stations with a chance to  pick up your own drink bottle
    • Bottles are available for a non-refundable fee or runners may bring their own
    • Bottles are considered disposable and will not be returned to runners
    • Bottles must be picked up at packet pickup before race morning.
  • 16 aid stations on the course (water, Gatorade, medical, toilets)
  • Specialty stations with gel, oranges, bananas, ice
  • Finishers medal
  • Finish village with food, stretching, massage, and music


Registration questions?
Please feel free to contact us about your registration.

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

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