Soldier Field Goes Country for Urban Hoedown 5k & Country Music Festival


The REM-Fit Urban Hoedown 5k and Country Music Festival is turning Soldier Field country for one night Wednesday, August 27th at 7pm.  This 5k race will feature live country music by Pamela Rose & Windy City Country as well as professional line dancing instructors to help you with the steps!  Enjoy an evening run along Chicago’s lake front trail and all finishers will receive a unique, bolo tie finisher’s medal!  Registration is still open at just $45 through August 26th.

Need a place to stay after the race Wednesday night?  Hyatt Regency McCormick Place has a discounted rate especially for runners.  Save $10 off our regular rate of the day and book your room for just $129.  The hotel is a quick 10-15 min walk from Soldier Field, the perfect pre-race warm-up.  Click here for an easy walking map from the hotel to Soldier Field.

UPDATE 8/12: We’ve reduced the rate again to just $99!



You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

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