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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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Participant bag and virtual bag

Participant bag insert

Delivery range: August 7-18, 2023

Send inserts to the below address with boxes label exactly:

CTF Illinois
ATTN: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
4735 W 135th St.
Crestwood, IL 60418

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-2023_4408 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 25 – 2 weeks out – Final Prep/plans trip
  • Monday, October 2 – Race week kick off – Deals in Chicago
  • Friday, October 6 – Race weekend – Deals in Chicago
  • Monday, October 9 – Marathon Monday – Celebration/Recovery
  • Saturday, October 14 – Weekend after Marathon – Final Reminder/Celebration

Bank of America Abbott World Marathon Majors

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