Fort2Base Race Event
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The Runner’s Edge announces their sponsorship of the 2015 Fort2Base Race, held at Naval Station Great Lakes, North Chicago. Saucony Running Shoes will also partner with The Runner’s Edge to help create enhanced visibility and awareness through store events this summer leading up to the Fort2Base race. Participants will have a choice of two race distances. The first is a 10 Nautical Miles (11.5 miles) distance which will begin at historic Fort Sheridan and end at Naval Station Great Lakes via the spectacular Green Bay Trail. The second course stretches over a distance of 3 Nautical Miles (3.45 miles) within the private expanses of Naval Station Great Lakes.  Packet Pick Up Information 3-7 p.m., Aug. 21, Runner’s Edge Andersonville Location 5243 N. Clark St., Chicago; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Aug. 22 Runner’s Edge Libertyville Location 524 N. Milwaukee Ave. There are a number of fun runs that are planned at each of The Runner’s Edge store locations, including a Fort2Base tune up run to be held at Fort Sheridan in early August. Fun runs from each store will each have a unique theme that will make each run a little different than most. Themes include military, scavenger, and a “seek and find” team run, and are scheduled as follows: Libertyville: 6/11, 7/9, 8/13, start time 6 p.m.; Wilmette: 6/18, 7/16, start time 6 p.m.; Andersonville: 6/25, 7/23, start time 6 p.m. Tentatively scheduled to be held at Ft. Sheridan. The Runner’s Edge and Saucony are also planning a special race day experience for runner’s including a Saucony VIP Chauffer with transportation to and from the race site and a VIP area at Ft. Sheridan. For information go to,, or email