NorthShore University HealthSystem Extends Partnership

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NorthShore University HealthSystem Extends Partnership as the Official Hospital and Physical Therapy Provider of the Fort2Base Race

Since 2013, NorthShore has partnered with Fort2Base to bring the best to Fort2Base athletes, and excitedly continues the partnership through 2022.

Mundelein, Illinois (January 30, 2020) – Fort2Base Race and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) announce a renewed three-year partnership as part of both organizations’ efforts to bring the very best to Fort2Base participants. NorthShore will continue to showcase their expertise as the official Hospital and Physical Therapy Provider for the Fort2Base Race.

“NorthShore University HealthSystem is an iconic brand in the Chicagoland area, which makes this partnership really special to us,” said Beth Salinger, Fort2Base Race Director and Founder. “Both Fort2Base Race and NorthShore are focused on creating an unforgettable experience for our athletes, so we love teaming up and achieving this together.”

Through this partnership, NorthShore will continue to provide iced towels in the Cool Down Zone at the Fort2Base finish line and training tips on social media and through Fort2Base emails.

About Fort2Base Race:

The Fort2Base was founded in 2010 with a mission of promoting and cultivating a love of running\walking in our community by organizing and executing an excellent annual event. Our events are open to all ages and abilities, serving the needs of all athletes, sponsors, and communities. In order to create a world-class event, Fort2Base partners with public, private, and military entities.

Fort2Base also believes in giving back and in 2019 made donations to three organizations, The Midwest Region Navy Ball Committee, Randall J Lynch Memorial Endowment for Excellence and Sustainability and the Travis Manion Foundation.

Fort2Base was chosen as one of the Top 10 Themed Events by BibRave in December 2019 and as the RRCA State Championship event for 2020.

The Fort2Base Race is proudly sponsored by AbbVie, NorthShore University Health System, Road Runner Sports, and PepsiCo.  To learn more about the Fort2Base Race, please visit or follow us on  Facebook,  Twitter and Instagram.

About NorthShore University HealthSystem

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, NorthShore comprises five hospitals, 140 care sites and more than 3,100 primary care physicians and specialists. For more information, visit