Some are running for a good cause at this event that offers background music for extra motivation.
During ABC7 News Sunday Morning, we talked live to Alex Bennett, event director, and Kymberlee Setterberg, spokeswoman with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
5th Annual XSport Fitness Rock n' Roll Chicago ½ Marathon
July 21, 2013
6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Road Closures: www.runrocknroll.com/chicago/road-closures
Most road closures will be in effect between 6 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Road closures include:Columbus Dr. from Roosevelt to Grand Ave (portions closed at different times) Columbus Dr. from Roosevelt to Grand Ave (portions closed at different times) Grand Ave. from Columbus Dr. to State St. State St. from Grand Ave. to Madison St. Randolph St. from Clark St. to Halsted St. Adams St. from Halsted St. to Laflin Ave. Jackson Blvd. from Laflin Ave. to Jefferson St. and LaSalle Street to Michigan Ave. Michigan Ave. from Jackson Blvd. to Roosevelt Rd. (southbound) Michigan Ave. from E. 25th St. to 31st St. (northbound) Michigan Ave. from Roosevelt Rd. to E. 25th St. (whole road) 31st St. from Michigan Ave. to Lake Shore Dr. Fort Dearborn Dr. from 31st St. to Burnham Harbor Dr. Lake Shore Dr., Single Southbound Lane Open from Roosevelt Rd. to 18th St. I-90/94 Exit Closures: Adams/Jackson (southbound off ramp; Jackson (northbound on ramp); Washington (southbound on ramp, north & southbound off ramps); Monroe (southbound off ramp; Randolph (north & southbound off ramps)