Fort2Base Virtual Run 

Experience a piece of Chicago’s military history from anywhere with the virtual Fort2Base 10 Nautical Mile, 3 Nautical Mile and 1-Mile Fun Run! The time and place of your run are completely up to you. We’ll ship the same awesome runner’s kit including your swag, virtual bib, and finishers medal right to your door. Are you a member of the military based overseas? Are you interested in doing a Shadow Run? You can still participate in Fort2Base! Please contact us at so we can coordinate shipping your runner’s kit.

Shadow Runners from Bagram Air Field in Afganistan

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Your Virtual Experience

You’ve signed up for the 2024 Virtual Fort2Base Run. Now what? Here’s everything you need to know:

Step 1: If you wish, you can download your digital race bib from your confirmation email. A physical race bib will also be mailed to you as a part of your runner’s kit.

Step 2: Runner’s kits will begin shipping within 1-2 weeks following the live event. You’ll receive an email with tracking info as soon as your items leave our warehouse.

Step 3: Run (or walk) your race anytime between August 19-October 28.

Step 4: Log your results on the race page.

Step 5: Once your results are logged, you can download your finisher’s certificate on the same page.

Step 6: Upload and enhance your photos with digital stickers.

Step 7: Post your enhanced Fort2Base 10NM, 3NM & 1-Mile Fun Run photo with the hashtag #Fort2Base to show off your victory!