Racing is always more fun alongside and with the support of your teammates and friends. That’s why Grit Endurance put together all of the races for 2017. It's a compilation of fun and well-run races of varying distances and disciplines, vetted by Grit Endurance coaches and athletes, to assist you in your 2017 race season planning.

  • Look for additional information as race day approaches regarding team meet-ups, the presence of Grit Endurance coaches to lead pre-race warm-ups, support crew, etc. at Official Grit Endurance Circuit Races.
  • Target races for Grit Endurance Group Training Programs are denoted by italicized bold-face font.
  • Races and discount codes will be added throughout the year as information becomes available, so check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.

January 2017


F^3 Half Marathon and 5K

January 28, 2017


Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

January 29, 2017

February 2017


Universal Sole Valentine’s Trail Challenge

February 11, 2017

March 2017


Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler and 5K

March 19, 2017

April 2017


Shamrock Shuffle 8K


April 2, 2017


Illinois Marathon

(Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Relay)

April 21-22, 2017

May 2017


Universal Sole 4-Mile Classic

May 18, 2017


Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K

May 21, 2017


Soldier Field 10 Miler

May 27, 2017


Bike the Drive

May 28, 2017

June 2017


Leon’s Triathlon (Sprint and Olympic)

June 4, 2017

July 2017


Universal Sole Burgers and Beer 5K

July 17, 2017

August 2017


Ironman 70.3 Steelhead


August 13, 2017


Chicago Triathlon

(Super-sprint, Sprint, Olympic)

August 26-27, 2017

September 2017


Ironman Wisconsin

September 10, 2017

October 2017


Chicago Marathon

October 8, 2017

Recommended Races

Grit Endurance won't have an official presence at these events (except for some racing athletes) but these races fit the standard of a great race and we encourage athletes to attend.


Mardi Gras Chaser 5K/10K

February 25, 2017


Pleasant Prairie Triathlon

(Sprint, Olympic, Relay, Duathlon)

June 25, 2017


Lake Zurich Triathlon

(Sprint and Olympic)

July 9, 2017


Rock'n Roll Chicago Half Marathon

July 16, 2017


Sunset Half Marathon/10K/5K

July 22, 2017


Naperville Triathlon

(Sprint and Relay)

August 6, 2017


Chicago Half Marathon & 5K


September 24, 2017