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North Shore Classic Half Marathon and 5K

RAM Racing hosts the 36th annual North Shore Classic race on June 1, in Highland Park, featuring the Illinois Elite Prize Purse for the first year, with winnings totaling $13,400. The first prize for overall finisher is $1,500, with 10 other prizes for the top half-marathon finishers.

The half-marathon course will run through quiet wooded roads, past the Ravinia Festival, through historic Fort Sheridan and under the clock tower, formerly the tallest building in the Chicago area.

The charity partner for the North Shore Classic is the Misericordia Heart of Mercy, home to 600 children and adults challenged by mental and physical disabilities. A portion of each registration will be donated to the charity and participants will have the option to donate or raise money independently.

For more information, times and to register, visit