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Run, Stay, and ENJOY Naperville!


Run, Stay, and ENJOY Naperville!

Submitted By: Naperville Convention and Visitor Bureau


Welcome to Naperville! Whether you’re a Naperville resident, live nearby, or traveling in from another city, state, or country, be sure to run, stay, and ENJOY the city’s events and attractions over the race weekend. Here are just a few things for your Marathon weekend “must do” list:

  • Naper Settlement, one of Naperville’s most beloved attractions, is an outdoor history museum filled with interactive activities for all ages. On Sunday, November 8 at 4p.m., catch the Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century, part of the History Speaks Lecture Series. Learn about some great art!

  • Rotary Hill will host Naperville’s 2015 Healing Field of Honor, November 6-12. Thousands of U.S. flags will be posted to create a sea of red, white and blue that will form an inspiring and lasting memory as the residents from Naperville and surrounding communities unite to honor our veterans. The theme for this year’s event is “50 Years of Healing” commemorating the Vietnam War.

  • Take a relaxing stroll on Naperville’s Riverwalk! Enjoy the pleasant sights and sounds of Downtown Naperville as you walk through the lovely, greenery-filled pathway.

  • North Central College, located in Downtown Naperville, has a phenomenal theatre arts program. Unwind before your big run by seeing the acclaimed musical, Light in the Piazza on Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Dine Naperville! There are over 250 outstanding dining choices in Naperville! You can count on this city to fit any and all the needs of your taste buds! Treat yourself to a delicious and well-deserved feast after a long run!

  • Shop Naperville! Naperville is filled with quaint shops as well as large stores. There’s an abundant array of shopping options in Downtown Naperville and along the Route 59 and Ogden Avenue corridors. Have fun shopping in celebration of an accomplished weekend!

  • For the youngsters, stop by the DuPage Children’s Museum during your weekend in Naperville for some educational fun. The whole family will have a blast watching them discover a world of learning!

  • See the city’s sights through the popular Naperville Trolley & Tours! Schedule a trolley ride around the city, and sit back and relax as you are driven to the major historic marks!

Naperville has a variety of hotel options to make your stay with us enjoyable. Learn more and book accommodations at Good luck with your training and we’ll see you in November!