Every year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon hosts thousands of runners who choose to make their Chicago Marathon experience more meaningful by running on behalf of a charity. This year, charities need our help more than ever. Help support and run with a charity you are passionate about.
View participating charities through the Charity Index.
Each charity manages its own unique charity team, participant benefits and fundraising requirements. While fundraising requirements may vary from charity to charity, participants are required to raise no less than $1,250 (USD) if the entry is claimed during the application window (Tuesday, October 17 to Thursday, November 16) and $1,750 (USD) if the entry is claimed following the application window (Friday, November 17, 2023 to Sunday, September 15, 2024).
If you are an organization, learn more about the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program features more than 200 different charity organizations. We encourage you to learn more about our partner organizations by clicking on their logos.
FUNDRAISE WITH HAKU
If you have an entry into the event and wish to fundraise for an organization or charity of your choice you may do so through haku, the preferred fundraising platform of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Please contact them here.