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Abbott Health & Fitness Expo volunteers


The Abbott Health & Fitness Expo is often the  first stop for many participants, bringing months of planning and preparation to life. Be a part of the excitement by joining us and sharing the marathon experience with runners and their family and friends from around the world.

Volunteer registration closed on Monday, October 1, 11:59 p.m. for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Abbott Health & Fitness Expo. Volunteer registration is required, and walk-up registrations are not permitted.

Volunteer interest

Are you interested in volunteering for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Enter your contact information below to receive updates from the volunteer team!

Registered volunteers

Registered volunteers can login to their volunteer account to view registered shifts. Registered volunteers will receive a Race Week Confirmation Email on Tuesday, October 2 confirming shift time, check-in location and preparation tips. Emails will be sent on a rolling basis throughout the day.

Location and transportation

McCormick Place
North Building, Hall B
2301 S. Prairie Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616

Friday, October 5, 2018
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Travel and Parking
Parking will be available to all Abbott Health & Fitness Expo attendees and volunteers at McCormick Place Parking Lot A for a reduced rate of $10. You must have your parking ticket validated at the Health & Fitness Expo in order to receive the reduced rate. View driving directions to McCormick Place Parking Lot A.

Visit the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo transportation page to plan your commute to the Expo!


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For any additional questions, contact the volunteer team at

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