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Participant guide ad

Entitled sponsors can place a full-page ad in the digital 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Participant Guide. This guide includes all relevant race week information for participants.

Ad due:  July 10, 2021

Digital file specifications for print ads

  • Trim Size: 5.5″(w) x 8.5″(h)
  • Bleed: Add 5.625″(w) x 8.625”(h)
  • Live Area: 5″(w) x 8″(h)
  • Include crops in the final file


  • High res pdf/or .eps flattened
  • Include all supporting art and fonts
  • CMYK Color, NO spot colors
  • All raster images must be at least 300 DPI
  • All vector files must have all fonts converted to outlines

2019 Participant guide

Delivery:  send final art pdfs to nicole.abbate@cemevent.com, if larger than 20MB, please send via file share.  Nicole can also provide access to Dropbox as requested.

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