Run the 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Team ChiParks!
You've recovered from the 2016 marathon, and now it’s time to start planning for 2017! What better way to ease into holiday feasting with the promise to your mind and body that you will be running the 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon?
Think about the times you have visited Chicago parks. You may have run the lakefront trail, played tennis with a friend, or visited a historical monument. When you join Team ChiParks, you are joining a team of dedicated park philanthropists. Your fundraising goes towards keeping our trails clean, our tennis courts maintained, and our monuments restored for future generations to enjoy just as much as you have.
In addition to supporting and conserving Chicago’s parks and communities, nothing beats the Team ChiParks post race party!Just steps from the start and finish lines, our party caters to everyone’s post race needs with deep tissue massages, nourishing food, and craft brews.
Thinking about running your first marathon? The Chicago Parks Foundation is here for you every step of the way during training. From bonding with the team at happy hours to community runs to motivational running posts on social media, you are not alone as you prepare to conquer 26.2!
Check out the Bank of America Chicago Marathon’s tracking app this year. Your family and friends can wait for you at the finish line and track your progress along the way!