MEDIA ACCESS INFORMATION
MEDIA ACCESS INFORMATION
Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon sponsor and organizer, Naper Events, LLC, invites you to cover the Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon that will take place beginning at 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 10.
Media outlets planning to cover the event are required to obtain official marathon media credentials supplied by marathon organizers. Media will be required to provide their name and news organization to Race Director Bob Hackett at (708) 856-2072 or bhackett@Naperville26.com to receive credentials.
Media credentials can be picked up at the Race Health & Fitness Expo that will be held at the Edward Health & Fitness Center on the Edward Hospital Campus, 775 Brom Court, Naperville. Please bring a photo ID. Credentials are not needed for individuals looking to shoot photo/video along the course.
Media credential pick-up hours for the Expo are as follows:
- Friday, November 8 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 9 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Those who cannot pick up their credentials at the Race Health & Fitness Expo will be allowed to do so on race day between 5 a.m. and 6:15 a.m. at the Command Center tent located near the Start/Finish line in the Exelon Race Village. The race village is located on North Central College’s athletic complex near Porter Avenue and Loomis Street. A map of the area is provided below.
Parking for all media will be provided at Highlands Elementary School, 525 S. Brainard St., Naperville.
Media Staging Area and Access
Staging for media will be provided in the designated media area located east of the Command Center tent near the Start/Finish line. Additional media access will also be provided south of North Central College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center next to the spectator viewing area for individuals with disabilities. All media access areas are shown below on the provided map.
Please note that the media staging area and access are for shooting race photos and videos only. Interviews with athletes and spectators will not be conducted in these areas. Post-race interviews need to be conducted in the Runner Tent located just south of the Command Center and media staging area.
Media members with questions regarding media credentials or access on race day are asked to contact Race Director Bob Hackett at (708) 856-2072 or bhackett@Naperville26.com. For more information on the Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon, visit www.naperville26.com or www.naperville.il.us/napervillemarathon.aspx.
North Central College - Start_Finish Area MEDIA MAP