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Participant bag and virtual bag

Participant bag insert

  • Entitled sponsors may insert a promotional piece, coupon or sample into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon participant bags
  • Opt-in to this entitlement by using the following link by May 31, 2024: https://eventhub.net/events/Bank-of-America-Chicago-Marathon—Abbott-Health—Fitness-Expo-2024_5365
  • Insert Quantity: 52,000
  • Approval: Please forward a sample (pdf or actual sample) of your insert to Mia Narcisi’s attention by June 28, 2024.  All items must be approved by Bank of America.
  • Please have a sample of your paper product taped to one of the ends of the boxes to make it easy to find.  Also please number the boxes/pallets in the following fashion: 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3.

Delivery range: August 12-15, 2024

Send inserts to the below address with boxes label exactly:

Rise Packaging and Assemblies
ATTN: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
7000 Wheeler Dr
Orland Park, IL, 60462

Contact: Mark Goryl 708-429-1260

Virtual participant bag insert

Entitled sponsors may insert promotional messaging, discount/coupon or advertisement into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon virtual participant bag. Opt into this entitlement by registering using the following link: https://eventhub.net/events/Bank-of-America-Chicago-Marathon—Abbott-Health—Fitness-Expo-2024_5365 Invite from the bag will follow via Haku.

Pre-Race Messages:

  • June TBD – Training – Gear up, nutrition, around the launch of training programs
  • August/September TBD – Longer mileage 30 or 60 days out

Event Lead-up Messages:

  • Monday, September 30 – 2 weeks out – Final Prep/plans trip
  • Monday, October 7 – Race week kick off – Deals in Chicago
  • Friday, October 11 – Race weekend – Deals in Chicago
  • Monday, October 14 – Marathon Monday – Celebration/Recovery
  • Saturday, October 19 – Weekend after Marathon – Final Reminder/Celebration

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