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Marathon store

Runners at the start

Purchase Balbo Hospitality Tent tickets 
Run the International Chicago 5K
MarathonFoto race day photos
Chicago Tribune commemorative results package
Commemorative merchandise
Finisher medal iTAB
Sponsor offers

Purchase Balbo Hospitality Tent tickets

Take your Bank of America Chicago Marathon experience to the next level by purchasing tickets to the Balbo Hospitality Tent. The tent offers runners along with friends and family an exclusive race day experience with special amenities and post-race appearances from the Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director, Carey Pinkowski and the 2020 champions! Tickets for the Balbo Hospitality Tent are $125 per person.*

Purchase your hospitality tickets

*Both runners and spectators need to purchase a ticket for the Balbo Hospitality tent to gain entry. Children 8 years of age and younger do not need a ticket to access the tent.

Run the International Chicago 5K

Every October, runners from more than 130 countries travel to Chicago to take on the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Join us the day before the race for a shakeout run and a celebration of the international running community at the International Chicago 5K!

Register today!

International Chicago 5K

MarathonFoto race day photos

MarathonFoto has been the official photographer of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for three decades. This year, MarathonFoto will take photos at more than 15 different locations along the course and as you cross the finish line. After you finish, your photo will be taken with your finisher medal while you pose in front of a custom Bank of America Chicago Marathon finisher backdrop. Additional candid photos will be taken at the Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party.

Purchase your 2020 photos


Chicago Tribune commemorative results package

The Commemorative Results Package, exclusively from the Chicago Tribune, is a premium keepsake section with the names and times of all Chicago Marathon finishers under 6:30:59. Preorder now to receive the entire package which includes:

  • The Official Bank of America Chicago Marathon Results Section
  • The Sunday (race day) and Monday (post-race) editions of the Chicago Tribune featuring marathon preview and recap coverage
  • A Congratulatory Print (10″x10.5″)
  • Shipping/Handling

Own the memento that celebrates your incredible accomplishment – a newsworthy accomplishment of a lifetime.

Purchase the 2020 edition United States pricing Purchase the 2020 edition International pricing

Chicago Tribune

Commemorative merchandise

The 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon commemorative merchandise is now available. 

Purchase 2019 commemorative merchandise

Finisher medal iTAB

This year the Bank of America Chicago Marathon finisher medals are designed to be personalized with an iTAB. The iTAB is a small plate engraved with a runner’s name and finish time which will be sent after the race. The iTAB is simply affixed to a designated area on the finisher medal.*

Purchase a 2019 iTAB

*This marathon store item is only available for purchase to 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon participants.


Sponsor offers

Access promotional offers from our sponsors below. Please check back regularly as promotions will rotate frequently.

Biofreeze promotion


AthleticoNow Foods

Any premium items purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable under any and all circumstances.

Bank of America Abbott World Marathon Majors World Athletics Platinum Label

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