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Men's Health Urbanathlon

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Test your true strength and benefit a noble cause in this 10.8-mile obstacle course race through Chicago’s scenic landmarks.

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Men’s Health Urbanathlon VIP for One


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  • One "Wave Two" spot in the first-ever Urbanathlon Gilt City race wave available for the first 300 members who purchase and register
  • Access to Gilt City VIP packet pick-up
  • Access to Gilt City VIP bag check
  • Bracelet access to special VIP line in the Miller64 beer tent
  • Four additional beer tickets
  • For more information, please click here

What we love

  • Secure your spot in the Men’s Health Urbanathalon and you can begin the race in the second wave behind the starting line. You’ll be positioned just after the first pack of 300 runners whose times from past years’ races qualified for elite status.
  • Feel your adrenaline rush in this 10.8-mile obstacle course race along Lakeshore Drive, inspiring you with gorgeous views while you charge toward the finish line.
  • To keep you on your toes, the race includes seven challenging obstacle courses, including tire stutter steps, hurdles, arm walks on parallel bars, stair steps in Solider Field and more.
  • Enjoy live DJ sets, refreshments, bites and more at the post-race festival, and throw back a cold one in the Miller64 beer tent with four additional beer tickets.
  • This endorphin-packed race benefits the Challenged Athletes Foundation, helping to change the lives of physically challenged athletes nation-wide.

What to know

  • Redeem on: Saturday, October 13, 2012
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • This offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Men's Health currently has an "elite" wave that racers can qualify for with a past race time called "Wave One". This allows racers who are very serious about their times to qualify to be in the front of the whole pack. Men's Health will create a special "Wave Two" that will be just for Gilt City members

About Men's Health Magazine

This fall, prove how fleet-footed, agile and strong you are by competing in the 2012 Men’s Health Urbanathalon. Benefiting the Challenged Athletes Foundation, you’ll help change the life of a physically challenged athlete by running this 10.8-mile obstacle course race on picturesque Lakeshore Drive.

Prepare for an endorphin rush as you race through a series of tough-as-nails obstacle courses, like hurdles and parallel bars. Take in Chicago’s most beautiful landmarks as you navigate your way down the gorgeous loop running Lakeshore Drive and between Navy Pier Park and East 31st Street. After the race, mix and mingle with fellow athletes, groove to live DJ sets and try out athletic gear from the event’s sponsore in a festival just below Solider Field.

— Ben Ryan, Gilt City Editor

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