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RUN THE CHICAGO MARATHON WITH TEAM CHI PARKS!

The Chicago Parks Foundation is proud to serve as a partner charity of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Since 2014, Team ChiParks has raised $550,000+ in support of our city’s parks and the communities who love them.

Without Chicago's 600+ parks and 26 miles of Lakefront Trail, where would you run? Thousands of runners from across the globe choose to make their Chicago Marathon experience more meaningful by running on behalf of a charity. Join us.


HOW IT WORKS

APPLICATION TO THE 2020 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON OPENS OCTOBER 21st, 2019.

We accept runners to Team ChiParks on a rolling basis.

  • Register with Team ChiParks BEFORE December 3rd, 2019, and commit to a fundraising minimum of $1,250 in support of the Chicago Parks Foundation.

  • Register anytime AFTER December 3rd, 2019, and your fundraising minimum will be $1,750.

YOUR DONATION INCLUDES:

  • GUARANTEED ENTRY to the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (with fundraising commitment)

  • FREE TRAINING opportunities with the Chicago Area Runners Association

  • PERSONAL CROWDRISE PAGE for your supporters to directly donate to your fundraising goal

  • STEP-BY-STEP SUPPORT from our Charity Team Manager including newsletters, tips, and more

  • FREE GEAR for you and your fans, including your Team ChiParks technical running singlet

  • COMMUNITY FUN RUNS & SOCIAL GATHERINGS throughout your training

  • RACE DAY PARTY TENT just steps from the finish line featuring gear check, cool downs, food, brews, and fun!


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Get Started

Complete the initial Team ChiParks interest form below to get started. Please allow 48 hours for our Charity Team Manager to follow up.

Additional questions? Email marathon@chicagoparksfoundation.org or call (773) 505-9740.

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