2024 Chicago Marathon


Planning for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is underway with the goal of returning to the streets of Chicago.

Want to Guarantee Your Entry for the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Registration for the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entries and a non-guaranteed entry application process. The fee to register is $195 for U.S. residents or $220 for those residing outside of the U.S.  The field will be capped at a maximum of 45,000 participants.

As an official charity partner, the Brain Injury RF has a limited number of guaranteed entries.  By joining the Brain Injury RF and committing to fundraising, you will be able to guarantee your entry into the 2024 race.

The fundraising minimum to participate in the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon charity running team is set by Bank of America and is determined on the drawing of the lottery.

Fundraising minimum requirements are as follows:

  • $1,750 if you register before the lottery drawing
  • $2,250 if you register post lottery drawing (After November 30th)
  • $1,750 if you gained entry through the lottery, are a legacy runner, or time qualifier

As recognition of your hard work, all participants will receive:

  • Charity running team dri-fit running shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • Team meal on race weekend
  • Team Zoom
  • Team Training- may be virtual or in training through our training partner
  • A customizable personal fundraising webpage and tips on how to raise funds
  • Prizes for reaching various fundraising goals

We require 75% of the Fundraising Minimum no later than 10 days prior to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and 100% no later than 30 days after the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. If you have not met the 75% deadline, then your race bib will be held until payment is issued. If you have not met the 100% post-marathon deadline, your credit card will be charged for the remainder of the commitment. (For example: If 30 days after the event you have turned in $1,000, we will charge your credit card $750.) If you are unable to run in the Chicago Marathon because of injury or any other reason, by signing this form you commit to raising at least $1,750 for the Brain Injury RF. If you have already raised more than $1,750, all donations raised in the Brain Injury RF’s name must be submitted to the Brain Injury RF and remain with the Brain Injury RF. If you are unable to run in the 2024 Chicago Marathon, your entry cannot be deferred or transferred.

Please note that individuals are NOT guaranteed entry into the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon by completing and submitting this Commitment and Waiver Form. Guaranteed charity entries are LIMITED and are available on a first-come first-serve basis. When the number of spots allocated to the Brain Injury RF is depleted, entry through this process may no longer be available. If selected for guaranteed entry through the Brain Injury RF, participants are responsible for registering for the race on their own and paying all race registration fees.  Submittal of this form is separate from the Bank of America Chicago Marathon waiver and registration.

Thank you for your interest in running with the Brain Injury Recovery Foundation!

Contact us with any questions: Kim@BrainInjuryRF.org

We are so excited that you are interested in being a Bank of America Chicago Marathon Team participant for the Brain Injury Recovery Foundation!

We appreciate your help in achieving our goal of supporting those who have suffered Brain or other Neurological Injuries (TBI, Spinal Cord, Brain Aneurysm, Stroke, MS, etc.) as well as their family, friends, and caregivers by providing programs for care, financial assistance, and affordable rehabilitation