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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

Want to run the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon?

Add meaning to your miles (and GUARANTEED entry) by
joining Team Chicago Run!


Chicago Run is proud to be a part of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for its Annual Charity Marathon Team, “Team Chicago Run!” The mission of Chicago Run is to promote the health and wellness of Chicago children through innovative, engaging, and sustainable youth running programs. Since 2010, Team Chicago Run has sponsored over 5,000 students in Chicago Public Schools. Members of Team Chicago Run have been instrumental in inspiring Chicago children to live a more healthy and active lifestyle by supporting. Visit our program page to learn more about Chicago Run’s programs!

 

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Benefits of Joining


Benefits of Joining

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Benefits of Joining


Benefits of Joining

Joining Team Chicago Run comes with a free, guaranteed entry ($185 value) and many other great benefits, including:

Training

  • Complimentary training and supported 20-Mile run with Chicago Endurance Sports
  • Group training events with fellow teammates
  • Weekly training support newsletters with tips and tricks to keep you on track
  • Extra incentives during the training program including prizes, massages, and fitness classes

Gear

  • Complimentary training t-shirt to show off your Chicago Run pride during training
  • Performance-quality tee or singlet for race day

Fundraising

  • Customizable fundraising webpage to make securing donations easy
  • Step-by-step fundraising assistance and weekly fundraising support newsletters to help you meet your goals
  • Optional calls to discuss fundraising techniques
  • Individualized support from Chicago Run staff to assist you with any needs

Race Weekend

  • Pre-race pasta party for you and a guest
  • Private gear check with indoor bathrooms, snacks and post-race celebratory massages
  • Built-in cheer sections with hundreds of Chicago Run volunteers supporting you along the way, including at our own Mile 20 aid station.

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Ways to Join


Ways to Join

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Ways to Join


Ways to Join


Race Entry

Secure a Chicago Marathon registration with Team Chicago Run instead of entering the lottery! Register before the lottery closes (April 8) to secure your entry and a lower fundraising minimum.

Fundraising Commitment: $1,000

Self-Secured Entry

Secure a Chicago Marathon registration on your own through the lottery or as a legacy, time qualifier, international tour, or wheelchair participant. Visit chicagomarathon.com for full details.

Fundraising Commitment: $650

Post-Close Entry

Secure your entry into the Chicago Marathon by joining Team Chicago Run after the registration lottery closes, or as entries remain available.

Fundraising Commitment: $1,500


"Who RUNS Chicago?" Corporate Team Challenge

Join Team Chicago Run with your colleagues and compete for amazing rewards while raising support and awareness of Chicago Run's programs!

Fundraising Commitment: $1,000 per team member during lottery or $1,500 post close.

*Fundraising commitments for guaranteed and post-close entries are determined by the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

 
 
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Who "RUNS" Chicago?


"Who RUNS Chicago?"
Corporate Team Challenge

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Who "RUNS" Chicago?


"Who RUNS Chicago?"
Corporate Team Challenge

Chicago Run’s "Who RUNS Chicago?” Corporate Team Challenge brings together companies from across the city to train for and run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon while raising support and awareness of Chicago Run’s programs! You and your colleagues will experience all the great perks of being a member of Team Chicago Run, as you promote the health and wellness of Chicago children.

Team Benefits

As a partnering company with “Who RUNS Chicago?” your company and team members will enjoy great benefits, including:
  • Corporate logo on Team Chicago Run’s training tees
  • Customizable group and individual fundraising websites for each team member.
  • Various corporate volunteer and team-building opportunities for your company to come out and support our students at Fun Runs and local 5K races
  • All of the amazing benefits offered to Team Chicago Run members, listed here

Registration Requirements

All businesses meeting the following registration requirements are invited to apply to the "Who RUNS Chicago?" Corporate Team Challenge:
  • At least three team members at time of application (companies are welcome to continue recruiting after joining the Challenge)
  • An appointed Team Captain to act as a liason for the team
  • Permission to use corporate logos on Chicago Run materials including the website, training tees, race day singlets and Fun Run t-shirts