Race Day: Saturday, April 7th, Noon-6 pm
Lincoln Park CrossFit

This is going to be exciting! Enter as many events as you like for only $40. Everyone racing must submit an entry and pay registration fee. Each adult entrant registered before March 16th will receive a triblend event tee and collectable 2018 Fools Fest Sprints pint glass. Kids Race participants will receive their own prize.

Click HERE for Event Times & Heat Sheet


Event Descriptions:

  • 100m Fools In Training - Kids Race FREE! Kids 12 and under are welcome to test their mettle and join in the fun. If you signed up, then your child can race in this event for free.
  • 250m Non-Rowers/Coxswains - A race for you Non-Rowers. Non-Rowers meaning they who have not erged, and that includes YOU Coxswains! Give it a shot and get a free tee & pint glass for being foolish. Trust me, you will look no worse than the rest of us.
  • 500m - Who doesn't have 500m in them? Row it in jeans if you like.
  • 500m Adaptive - We'd like to offer this event, but we need your help. If you need special equipment, please contact us so we can try and get it, or bring it with you if you have it.
  • 1K - Spring racers, this is your event! Sign up and see where you are at.
  • 2K - ONLY FOOLS DO 2Ks! Enter this event for a chance to win the crown!
  • 4x500m Relay - Straight up 4 person relay. 500m each. Team event. Sign up with 3 other race partners.
  • 2x500m COUPLE SKATE - Non-Rower + Rower. Get your significant other on that erg. This is your chance! Must be a Non-Rower + Rower. 
    * A 'Rower' means anyone who has ever touched an erg handle. CrossFitters are considered Rowers. A Non-Rower is someone who does not know what an erg is or has never touched one. Lucky dogs!
  • 2x500m MYSTERY DATE - Throw your name in a hat and see what partner you get! Could be lightning in a bottle, could be a trip right to the beer table. Who cares!
  • Musical Chairs - Non-Contact. This is not an erg event. It's Musical Chairs! That beloved birthday party game from yesteryear. 
  • Musical Chairs - NO HOLDS BARRED. This is a full contact event. Tetanus booster recommended for participants. (Ages 16 and up.)

Registration closes on March 16th to get a pint glass and t-shirt. People can can still register up until April 5th, but will not receive the Fools Fest tee or pint glass.

All entries must be paid before race day.

Click HERE for Event Times & Heat Sheet


Fools Fest Sprints Location:

Lincoln Park CrossFit
2440 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Saturday, April 7th, Noon-6 pm