Add meaning to your miles by joining Team Chicago Run for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon!

Chicago Run is proud to be a part of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with our annual charity 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 18,000+ youth from around Chicagoland who participate in Chicago Run programming. Visit our program page to learn more about Chicago Run’s programs!

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.

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Benefits of Joining


  • Customizable fundraising webpage to make securing donations easy

  • Fundraising assistance and weekly newsletters with tips and advice to help you meet your goals

  • Knowledge that you support and advocate for Chicago Run's mission through your efforts to conquer 26.2 miles!


  • Complimentary Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) training and supported 20-Mile run

  • Group training events with fellow teammates

  • Biweekly training support newsletters with tips and tricks to keep you on track

  • Extra incentives during the training program including prizes, massages, and fitness classes



Race Weekend

  • Exciting team event during race weekend to meet other runners and Chicago Run staff members

  • Designated gear check with indoor bathrooms and refreshments, for pre- and post-race

  • Chicago Run cheer section along the course!


  • Complimentary training t-shirt to show off your Chicago Run pride during training

  • Performance-quality Nike tee or singlet for race day

How to Get Started

Thank you for your interest! We no longer have race entries available for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. At this time, we are only accepting runners who have a self-secured entry.

Ways to Join Team Chicago Run:

Self-Secured Entry

If you have already gained entry to the marathon as a legacy, deferral, time qualifier, or if you received an entry through the drawing, you can still choose to join Team Chicago Run as a way to bring more meaning to your experience. Sign up today to add meaning to your miles with Team Chicago Run!

Fundraising Commitment: $500

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