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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

Want to run the 2017 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. Team Chicago Run helps sponsor the 17,000+ students in Chicago Public Schools who participate in Chicago Run. You can be instrumental in inspiring Chicago children to live a more healthy and active lifestyle by joining Team Chicago Run for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017.

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 guaranteed entry ($195 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 newsletters with tips and advice to help you meet your goals
  • Individualized support from Chicago Run staff to assist you with any needs, including optional calls to discuss fundraising techniques
  • Support and advocate for Chicago Run's mission through your efforts to conquer 26.2 miles!

Race Weekend

  • Pre-race pasta party for you and a guest to meet and celebrate with all of Team Chicago Run!
  • Private gear check with indoor bathrooms and refreshments, for pre and post-race
  • Cheer sections along the course, including our own Mile 20 aid station, with hundreds of Chicago Run volunteers supporting you in your journey

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How to Get Started


How to Get Started

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How to Get Started


How to Get Started

This year, the registration process for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon starts early, so don't miss your chance to join Team Chicago Run and secure your guaranteed entry!


Team Chicago Run Options:

Guaranteed Individual Entry

  • Secure a Chicago Marathon registration by joining Team Chicago Run as a charity runner - registration opens October 25 and closes November 29, 2016.

    Click here to sign up. Visit chicagomarathon.com for full details.

    Fundraising Commitment: $1,000


Self-Secured Entry

Secure a Chicago Marathon registration on your own through the drawing 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 drawing closes 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: $1,500 per team member.

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

 
 
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Team Challenge


Team Challenge

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Team Challenge


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