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Individual volunteers

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon depends on each volunteer to provide the best possible experience for race participants. The following roles are open to individual volunteers. Click on an event to learn more and to register!

Abbott Health & Fitness Expo
Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9

Abbott Chicago 5K
Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Sunday, October 10
Start corrals, information team, course marshal and post-race party beer are open to individuals on race day.

Volunteer groups

Join the fleet of over 200 volunteer groups that make up the Bank of America Chicago Marathon volunteer team! Group leaders recruit volunteers, share assignment information, relay registration instructions and keep their group on task and organized on the day of the event. Visit the group leader application to learn more about group registration and to apply.

Group leader application

Key volunteers

Key volunteers help fulfill critical leadership and management roles on race weekend. Becoming a key volunteer is a great opportunity for people looking to translate their experience, enthusiasm and passion into a higher-level commitment to the event. Visit the key volunteer application to learn more about key volunteer roles and to apply.

Key volunteer application

Volunteer registration system

We are excited to introduce a new volunteer registration system in 2021! All volunteers will need to create a new account in order to register for the 2021 event. Visit cemevent.rosterfy.com/login to create an account and view available opportunities. Please note if you are a part of a volunteer group, you should follow the instructions from your group leader to register. If you previously held a volunteer account with the event, your account has been permanently disabled.


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