Welcome to Team ChiParks!


Without Chicago’s parks and 18 miles of Lakefront Trail, where would you run?



Registration for Team ChiParks for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has closed. We’ll see you out there on October 8th!

When you join Team ChiParks you are joining a team of dedicated park philanthropists committed to giving back to parks in ALL of Chicago’s communities.


Team ChiParks Runners are treated to:

GUARANTEED ENTRY into the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (with fundraising commitment)img_1754-1

FREE RACE ENTRY! CPF will cover your race entry fee


CUSTOMIZABLE fundraising web page and support to give family, friends and co-workers an easy way to donate

FREE GEAR for you and your cheering section! Team ChiParks technical running singlet and up to 4 support crew shirts

FREE COMMUNITY RUNS & SOCIAL GATHERINGS in the parks throughout your training

FREE RACE DAY AMENITIES! Join us at our ROCKIN’ post race party steps from the start & finish


All Team ChiParks runners agree to a minimum $1000 fundraising commitment to support the Chicago Parks Foundation. After the drawing closes, the fundraising minimum increases to $1500.


Kick start your training with the IL Brewery Running Series! 

Join us and the Illinois Brewery Running Series for 5k-ish, fun-run courses that all start and end at local, Chicago breweries! No time clock, no pressure, just a really good reason to drink really good beer. Registration includes a free craft brew, collector’s swag items, live music, games and giveaways, tons of fun with partners and sponsors, and more! Best part? A portion of all proceeds goes to support the Chicago Parks Foundation.

Be active. Have fun. Give back!

Check out the IL Brewery Running Series Calendar of Events

 Thank you to our 2017 Partners:

Interested in sponsoring this year’s team?
Contact Erica Acosta at eacosta@chicagoparksfoundation.org or 312.742.5795