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Race day hospitality

Spectators cheering on Mo Farah in the final stretch of the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Enhance your race day experience! Purchase a ticket to the Skyline Hospitality Tent for exclusive access to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Amenities include pre- and post-race meals, private gear check, recovery massage therapy and finish line seating. Located in Grant Park, this venue is ideal for teams, members of running clubs, individual runners or friends and family looking to take their Marathon experience to the next level.

In addition to exclusive amenities offered in the Skyline Hospitality Tent, guests will have the opportunity to get last-minute insider tips from Bank of America Chicago Marathon Race Director Carey Pinkowski and running industry special guests, as well as a post-race appearance by the champions.

Skyline Hospitality Tent guests will have access to special amenities, including:

  • Finish line bleacher seating to cheer on runners as they complete their 26.2-mile journey
  • Pre-race tips and insight from Bank of America Chicago Marathon Race Director, Carey Pinkowski and running industry guests
  • Appearance by the Bank of America Chicago Marathon champions
  • Light breakfast and lunch
    View the 2022 menu (.pdf)*
  • Runners will have access to private gear check, changing areas and post-race massages provided by the Soma Institute
  • Live results and race update stations to track runners along the course
  • Viewing of the NBC5 live race broadcast
  • Conveniently located in Grant Park for runners and spectators
  • Private entrance to Grant Park for ticketed hospitality guests
  • Private restrooms facilities
  • Guests will have access to the Skyline Hospitality Tent from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*The 2023 menu will be available in the coming months.


Ticket per person: $160 (USD)*

Skyline Hospitality Tent tickets are non-refundable.

*Free admission for children eight (8) years of age and under.

Tickets for the 2023 Skyline Hospitality Tent have sold out.

Purchased tickets will be available for pickup at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo. All guests, including participants and spectators, must have a ticket to access the tent (children 8 years and under free).

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