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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

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Team Chicago Run


Why We Run

Guaranteed entries ($185 value) are available for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Secure yours today and add meaning to your miles with Team Chicago Run!


Chicago Run is proud to be a part of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for its 5th 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. Click on our “Programs” tab to learn more about Chicago Run’s programs!

Important Dates:

March 19th - Lottery and Guaranteed Entry Registration Opens

April 7th - Regular Registration Closes

April 14th - Post-Close Registration Begins

May 18th - Post-Close Registration Ends

October 12th - The 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

JOIN THE TEAM!

 

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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

  • Kick-off event at our 1-Mile Fun Run with Chicago Run students
  • Complimentary training and supported 20-Mile run with Chicago Endurance Sports
  • Easy-to-follow training plans suitable for any experience level, from beginner to advanced
  • Weekly training support newsletters with tips and tricks to keep you on track
  • Extra incentives during the training program including prizes, massages, and a yoga class

Gear

  • Complimentary training tee and performance-quality race day tee or singlet to show off your Chicago Run pride during training, on race day and beyond
  • Fun Chicago Run branded incentives when you reach fundraising milestones such as water bottles, sweatbands and shoelaces

Fundraising

  • Customizable fundraising webpage to make securing donations easy
  • Step-by-step fundraising guide and weekly fundraising support newsletters to help you meet your goals
  • Group fundraising event to have fun with your teammates and supporters while raising donations for your fundraising goals
  • Optional conference calls with weekly fundraising topics
  • 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, continental breakfast and post-race celebratory buffet and massages
  • Built-in cheer sections with hundreds of Chicago Run volunteers supporting you along the way, including at Mile 20

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Ways to Join


Ways to Join

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Ways to Join


Ways to Join

Guaranteed Entry (Recommended)

Avoid the risk and wait of the lottery and secure your entry into the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Chicago Run by April 7th, or as entries remain available.

Fundraising Commitment: $1,000


Self-Secured Entry

Secure a Chicago Marathon registration through the lottery, or as a legacy, elite or wheelchair participant. Visit chicagomarathon.com for full details.

Fundraising Commitment: $650

Post-Close Entry

Secure your entry into the Chicago Marathon after registration closes, by joining Team Chicago Run between April 8th and May 14th, 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! Click here to learn more about The Chicago Run Corporate Team Challenge.

Fundraising Commitment: $1,000 per team member

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

 
Click here to to receive more information about joining Team Chicago Run!
 
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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 inaugural "Who RUNS Chicago?” Corporate Team Challenge brings together companies from across the city to train for and run the 2014 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 member and weekly fundraising conference calls
  • 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 five team members at time of application (companies are welcome to continue recruiting after joining the Challenge)
  • An appointed Team Captain to attend Captain meetings and 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

 
Click Here For More Information About the Chicago Run "who RUNS Chicago?" Corporate Team Challenge!