The Big Ten Network: Bringing Big Ten Fans Together.
Don’t miss the BTN Big 10K event in Chicago on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Soldier Field Campus. Dress up in your favorite school colors and compete for your Big Ten team in the 10K race or 5K run/walk. Afterward, kick-off the college football season in style with thousands of Big Ten fans at the ultimate post-race Fan Fest & Tailgate party!
This will be a Fan Fest you will never forget! Packed with mascots, cheerleaders, food, music, beer, interactive games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, former Big Ten player appearances and much more! While enjoying this fun filled event and any time you travel downtown for Chicago summer fun, don’t forget to enjoy the ease and convenience of parking with Chicago’s premiere parking partner, Millennium Garages. Get right up next to the action by leaving your transportation needs to the experts at Millennium Garages.
What’s New for 2014?
2014 is an important year for the Big Ten and this year’s BTN Big 10K is sure to be the best yet!
Join us in welcoming Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten!
A new course takes fans around Soldier Field and was designed to better accommodate runners.
More space, more activities, more food, and more beer means shorter lines throughout this year’s Fan Fest!
New school-specific performance race shirts feature a brand new design for 2014! Check out the new design here .
Big Ten themed race medals feature a new design unique to 2014 and are awarded to finishers of the 10K and 5K.
The BTN Big 10K will be shown on BTN again in 2014. All participants will get a chance to appear on national TV!
Race Start Times:
10K* | 7am
5K* | 8am