Run Your Sox Off - Saturday, August 5

Run Your Sox Off

Put your socks and sneakers to the test! We invite you to join us at Guaranteed Rate Field for our annual Run Your Sox Off 5K presented by Planet Fitness on Saturday, August 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Racers will cross the finish line on Guaranteed Rate Field, followed by a post-race party on the concourse. Can’t make it to the stadium? Join us from home by registering for the virtual race option!

View Results and Photos

Congratulations, runners! View your race results and photos by clicking below.

Race results are populated in real time and photos are uploaded within a few minutes of being taken.

2023 Run Your Sox Off - Map

Run Your Sox Off for Charity

Net proceeds will benefit Chicago White Sox Charities.

Chicago White Sox Charities is committed to making Chicago a better place to live, work and play beyond the diamond. CWSC focused on promoting youth education and advancement, sharing the love of the game through youth baseball initiatives, assisting children and families in crisis and championing those battling cancer.

Packet Pick-Up

For those who did not choose packet mail by the deadline date of July 16, 2023, in person packet pick-up will be offered at the following times and locations:

Thursday, August 3
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fleet Feet Oak Park
102 N. Marion St.
Oak Park, IL 60301

Friday, August 4
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fleet Feet South Loop
150 W. Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60605

If you are unable to pick up your packet on the date and time listed above, a friend or family member can pick up for you. Please ensure they have either your confirmation email or a picture of your photo ID (a picture on their phone works great!)

Post-Race Party

Join us for a post-race party inside Guaranteed Rate Field.

After crossing the finish line, head up to the outfield concourse to enjoy a celebratory beer (21+) on us, visit with our vendors, and enjoy the ballpark view. Additional food and beverage will be available for purchase.

FAQ

Where does the race take place?

Run Your Sox Off will be held inside Guaranteed Rate Field and its surrounding parking lots. The start line will be located in Lot B and the finish line will be located on the outfield warning track inside the ballpark. The post-race party will follow immediately in the outfield concourse.

Does the event take place on a specific date?

Run Your Sox Off takes place on August 5, 2023. You can complete your race anytime, anywhere before race day.

How do I pick up my shirt and bib?

Packet pick up will be available at select local Fleet Feet locations before race day. Runners will receive packet pick up instructions after registration closer to race day. If you’d rather have your packet mailed directly to you, select the “Packet Mailing” option during the registration process.

How do I fundraise?

Runners will receive information on how to set up their fundraising pages via email after registration. Runners are not required to set up a fundraising page to participate in Run Your Sox Off. Click here for any additional fundraising questions.

Is parking provided?

Yes – parking will be free for all racers and spectators. Runners will receive parking directions after registration and closer to race day.

Can I bring a bag?

Guaranteed Rate Field’s bag policy will be enforced for all runners and spectators - no exceptions. There will be gear check on-site. However, we encourage racers to only bring the essentials including phone, wallet, identification, keys, etc.

Clear tote bags (12” x 12” x 6” or smaller), clutch purses (9" x 5" x 2" or smaller) and diaper bags when an infant is present are permitted to carry into the ballpark. No backpacks or other bags are allowed.

Guests with required medical equipment (breast pumps, Insulin, epi-pens, oxygen and other medical devices) may be allowed to carry those items into the ballpark and will be subject to search.

Can I bring a pet?

Pets will not be allowed to join the race or enter the ballpark.

Can I bring a stroller?

For the safety of our racers, strollers are not permitted in the race.

Can my friends or family come to cheer me on?

Friends and family who are not participating in the race are welcome to come cheer on their racers. They are also welcome to stay and enjoy the post-race party. Runners will receive more information for their guests after registration and closer to race day.

When does the post-race party end?

The post-race party will end at 12:00 p.m.

What will my credit card statement say after I purchase?

Run Your Sox Off registration and upgrades will appear on your credit card statement as a charge from EnMotive, the production company of this race.

If I upgrade my race, how do I receive my hat?

Hats will be included in your race packets.

Didn't find out the answer to your question? Reach out to us at [email protected].

Virtual Race FAQ

Does the event take place on a specific date?

Run Your Sox Off takes place on Saturday, August 5, 2023. You can complete your race anytime, anywhere before race day.

Can I participate if I don't live/will not be in Chicago during race days?

Yes! Anyone, anywhere can participate in the virtual run/walk. Participants can customize the course to best fit their local area. (Limited to continental USA)

Is there an age requirement to participate in the Virtual Run/Walk?

There is no minimum age requirement to participate in the virtual run/walk.

What will my credit card statement say after I purchase?

Run Your Sox Off registration and upgrades will appear on your credit card statement as a charge from EnMotive, the production company of this race.

How do I fundraise?

Runners will receive information on how to set up their fundraising pages via email after registration. Runners are not required to set up a fundraising page to participate in Run Your Sox Off. Click here for any additional fundraising questions.

How do I submit my results and photos?

*You will receive future communication as soon as this feature is available to you*

  1. Click here to search for your name
  2. Once you have found your name and clicked on it, click ‘Submit Results’
  3. Enter your time and submit
  4. Click ‘View Post-Race Experience’ to take you back to your Results Page
  5. You can now upload your photos, as well as download your finishers certificate.

Will I receive the virtual run swag if I can't complete the race?

Yes – all registered participants will receive the virtual run swag regardless of run completion. You do not need to report your race time in order to receive your swag. You will receive tracking information as soon as your packet has been shipped.

Didn't find out the answer to your question? Reach out to us at [email protected].