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Countdown to the big race, October 13, 2019


We rely on the dedication of volunteers to make the Bank of America Chicago Marathon a success! From the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo, through the 26.2-mile course, to the finish line in Grant Park, prepare yourself to feel inspired, motivated and energized by joining our volunteer team.

Volunteer in 2019

Volunteer information for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be available in the months leading up to the event. Complete the form below to receive the information as soon as it becomes available.

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Late July 2019
Volunteer registration opens

Friday, October 11, 2019
Abbott Health & Fitness Expo

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Abbott Health & Fitness Expo
Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K

Sunday, October 13, 2019
Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Volunteer awards

Each year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon presents awards to recognize individuals who have been integral contributors to the event. Please help us congratulate the 2018 recipients of these awards!

David Kleckner – Gregory D. Shaskan Award for Outstanding Medical Service
Rich Guidice – Legacy Award
Darrell Hale – Pat Rhodes Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service

David Kleckner, Rich Guidice and Darrell Hale
View all volunteer awards and recipients

Service hours verification

Log in to your volunteer account post-race and visit your “Past Jobs” in your “My Job” tab to download your Certificate of Appreciation and Service Hours Form, verifying your participation in the event. These forms are only available for checked-in shifts.


Volunteer policies 

Questions can be directed to volunteer@chicagomarathon.com 

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