All teams may compete.
All teams members must be women.
At least three members of the team must be of each sex.
All teams members must be at least 40 years old.
All teams members must be women, and at least 40 years old.
All teams members must be at least 40 years old. At least three members of the team must be of each sex.
All teams are eligible. Awards will be based on finish times corrected for team handicap.
All members must be employed by the same employer or place of business.
All members must be employed by the same employer or place of business. Awards will be based on finish times corrected for team handicap.
In addition to the major divisions, trophies are awarded for some special divisions. These special divisions are informal, and are not meant to be taken too seriously. In order to qualify, a team need only declare that it comes reasonably close to meeting the qualifications.
Any team affiliated with a school, college, university, or other center of learning.
Armed Forces Division
Any team that is instrumental in the nation's defense (Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, private militia).
City and County Division
Any team that claims to represent the city or county included in the team's name.
Civil Service Division
Any team affiliated with the federal or a state or municipal government.
Open to any team that claims special culinary skills, and is willing to prove it.
Any team affiliated with a church or other religious group.
Financial Services Division
Any team associated with money (banks, insurance, stock brokers, the mafia).
Happy Families Division
Every team member must be related in some way to some other team member.
Health and Medical Division
Any team affiliated with a health agency, hospital or other medical group.
Any team affiliated with a law firm or other legal group.
Old Friends' Division
Team members must have run together for at least four years.
Running Club Division
Any team consisting of members of the same running club (no ringers allowed).
6:47:10 1997 Where We Go One We Go All Bartlett, IL
8:32:13 1995 Chicago Gazelles Chicago, IL
7:36:35 1999 Palos Roadrunners Palos Heights, IL
7:20:45 1994 Masters of Shawnee Forest New Lenox, IL
9:09:05 2005 Run Chicago Gazelles Chicago, IL
8:01:38 1995 Coed Masters of Shawnee Forest New Lenox, IL
6:43:41* 2013 Los Tortugas, Albuquerque, NM
7:43:03 1990 McDonnell Douglas Flyers St.Louis, MO
7:35:08* 1995 DMA-Cartographic Express St. Louis, MO
* Times adjusted for team handicap