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2024 applications: Applicants will be notified of their entry status on Thursday, December 7 via email and an updated status in their Participant Account. Accepted applicants will also see a charge come through on their credit card account.

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Volunteer handing out water at the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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 registration for the 2023 event closed at 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Central Time) on Friday, September 29.

Are you interested in volunteering for the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Enter your contact information below to receive the latest updates from the volunteer program.


Log in to your volunteer account post-race and click “Download Certificate” in your dashboard tab. to download your Certificate of Appreciation. To receive a Service Hours Form, complete the “Confirmation of Hours” form highlighted in yellow. the Service Hours Form will be sent via email. These forms are only available for checked-in shifts and can be found at the bottom of the page under “Event History”. If you need to complete a different form, please send a request to volunteer@chicagomarathon.com.


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