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Aid station volunteers

Aid Station Volunteers

The aid stations are the most sought-after volunteer positions for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Take pride as a member of this exclusive volunteer team that keeps participants hydrated and motivated throughout every step of their 26.2-mile journey!


Aid station volunteer opportunities are reserved for groups.  Per the instructions from your group leader, click on the aid station below to access your group’s registration.  Then, click “sign up” next to the shift with your group’s name.

Volunteer registration for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed on Friday, October 4, 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Unregistered individuals will not be permitted to volunteer.

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Course adjustments were made in 2018 that affected the numbering of the aid stations. Please note that while the number of your aid station may have changed, the location may be relatively the same as it was in 2017. View the course map.

New volunteer groups
If you are interested in bringing a group of volunteers, please complete the group leader application. Please note, returning volunteer groups will be given priority. In addition to the aid stations, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon offers various volunteer opportunities in Grant Park.

Aid Station Captains

Each aid station is led by a dedicated and skilled captain that manages volunteers and operations. Find your captain’s contact information by logging in to your volunteer account and visiting the “Contacts” tab.

Aid Station 01 – Pat Onines
Aid Station 02 – Joe Costenero
Aid Station 03 – Darrell Hale
Aid Station 04 – Tracy Mulhausen
Aid Station 05 – Rachel Concua
Aid Station 06 – David Reithoffer
Aid Station 07 – Melissa Savage
Aid Station 08 – Dave Zimmer
Aid Station 09 – Khit Masoud
Aid Station 10 – Russ Foster
Aid Station 11 – Tom Minichiello
Aid Station 12 – Lisa Willis
Aid Station 13 – Melissa Polivka
Aid Station 14 – Nick Bensen
Aid Station 14 Gel – Steve Zielke
Aid Station 15 – Carlos Jaramillo
Aid Station 16 – Alex Jaramillo
Aid Station 17 – Kelly Devine Rickert
Aid Station 18 – Robell McMiller
Aid Station 19 – Keith Satterfield
Aid Station 20 – To be announced


Volunteer policies 

Volunteer FAQs

Your group leader or Aid Station Captain is your main point of contact. Additional questions can be directed to volunteer@chicagomarathon.com 

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