Directions & Parking

Directions & Parking

All 10 Nautical Mile and 3 Nautical Mile participants, spectators and volunteers will need to park at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (RFUMS), located at 3333 Greenbay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064.  Shuttle buses will begin running to Fort Sheridan at 5:15am and the last bus will leave at 6:15am.  Shuttle buses will run continuously between Naval Station Great Lakes and the RFUMS beginning at 5:15am through the end of the event.

For those using an online search or GPS to locate the Fort Sheridan start line, the address is 700 Sheridan Rd. Highwood, IL 60040 (across from the old Morraine Hotel)


Driving Directions to RFUMS from RT 41 or 94:
Take RT 41 or 94 and exit at Buckley Road \ RT 137 heading east towards Greenbay Road (RT 131), approximately 2 1\4 miles from 94 and 3\4 mile from RT 41.  Make a right onto Greenbay Road and head approximately 1\2 mile south to RFUSM.  RFUMS is located on the east side of the street, once you arrive, there will be parking attendants to assist you with parking and getting onto the correct bus.

Please give yourself extra time to board the bus to get to the proper starting line.  It will take approximately 30 minutes to get to Fort Sheridan and 10 minutes to get to Naval Station Great Lakes.

No spectators will be allowed on buses departing to Fort Sheridan, these buses are for participants only.  If you park at Fort Sheridan, you will need to find your own transportation back to the start line, there are no shuttles returning to Fort Sheridan.

Shuttle buses heading to Naval Station Great Lakes will take participants, spectators and volunteers.  Please make sure everyone 16 and older has a government issued state ID to get onto the base (passport, driver’s license, military ID or state ID).

All 10 NM Participants must wear their race bib clearly visible on race day in order to be able to run through the front gate at Naval Station Great Lakes.