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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.

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. Help us congratulate this year’s recipients!

  • Dan Cronin – Gregory Shaskan MD Memorial Award for Outstanding Medical Service
  • Ann Phelps and Kelsey Keener – Lend Your Hands, Save a Life Award
  • Dr. Philip Skiba – Special recognition
  • Lindblom JROTC Department – Outstanding Volunteer Group Award
  • Larry Maher – Pat Rhodes Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service
  • Steve Sawyer – Legacy Award

Learn more about the awards and recipients

Thank you, 2019 volunteers!

Login to your volunteer account to download the service hours form to verify your participation in the event, or a personalized certificate of appreciation signed by Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski! Visit your “Past Jobs” in your “My Job” tab to download either form. These forms are only available for checked-in shifts.

Volunteer interest

Are you interested in volunteering for the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Enter your contact information below to receive the latest updates from the volunteer program.
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Volunteer FAQs

Questions can be directed to volunteer@chicagomarathon.com 

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