2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 8, 2017, Chicago, IL
5:30 am - 3:30 pm

The 40th anniversary of the iconic race, once called the “people’s race anyone can come and enjoy,” will take place on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.

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Race Options, Schedule of Events, and More

Race Options and Fundraising Minimums:

  • Full Marathon with Registration Fee – $2,000 (Guaranteed Entry JDRF pays $195 Registration Fee)
  • Full Marathon without Registration Fee – $1,500 (Guaranteed Entry Runner pays $195 Registration Fee)
  • Full Marathon Supporter* – $500 (Runner has secured their own entry through Bank of America and would like to support JDRF by joining our team)
  • Registration Fee is $40 for any entry.

Schedule of Events: 

Friday, October 6
Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up
McCormick Place
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 7
International Chicago 5K
7:30 a.m.
Learn more at Chicago5K.com.

Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up
McCormick Place
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 8
Grant Park, Chicago

5:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
5:30 a.m. – Start corrals open
7:20 a.m. – Wheelchair Start
7:22 a.m. – Handcycle Start
7:23 a.m. – Athletes with Disabilities Start
7:30 a.m. – Wave 1 Start
8 a.m. – Wave 2 Start

Bank of America Chicago Marathon 27th Mile Post-Race Party
Grant Park, Butler Field
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Times are subject to change.

Have you already secured an entry to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon through the lottery or guaranteed option? Join Team JDRF with no fundraising requirement! Take your race experience to the next level. Enjoy the same Team JDRF experience and benefits while raising awareness and funds for T1D.

For more information about Team JDRF or registration, please visit the Team JDRF Chicago Marathon page.

Registered or looking to spectate? Find more information here.

Venue

Grant Park

337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601
Directions

Event Contact

Katrina Meckes
312-423-7196 | kmeckes@jdrf.org