Bank of America Chicago Marathon
October 13, 2019
Without Chicago's 600+ parks and 26 miles of Lakefront Trail, where would you run? Thousands of runners choose to make their Chicago Marathon experience more meaningful by running on behalf of a charity. Since 2014, the Chicago Parks Foundation’s Team ChiParks has raised $450,000+ in support of our city’s parks and the communities who love them.
Choose to #RunForTheParks in 2019!
Application to the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens October 23, 2018. We accept runners to Team ChiParks on a rolling basis.
Register with us before November 29, 2018, and commit to a fundraising minimum of $1,250 in support of the Chicago Parks Foundation.
Register anytime after November 29th, and your fundraising minimum will be $1,750.
Your donation includes:
FREE, GUARANTEED ENTRY to the 2019 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 Marathon Coordinator including newsletters, tips, and more
FREE GEAR for you and your fans, including your Team ChiParks technical running singlet
COMMUNITY 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!
Park Give Back Program
Make a local impact! This year, the Chicago Parks Foundation will give 20% of your total funds raised (after expenses) to a Chicago Park of your choice.
Complete the initial interest form below to get started. Please allow 48 hours for our Marathon Charity Coordinator to follow up. Additional questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.