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Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2020 schedule of events (revised 3.25.20)


Race weekend schedule

Friday, October 9, 2020
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Abbott Health & Fitness Expo
McCormick Place, North Building, Hall B-1

7 to 10 p.m. Chi-Town Welcome Reception
Spertus Museum, Venue Six10 (ticketed guests only)
610 S. Michigan Avenue

Saturday, October 10, 2020
7:30 a.m. International Chicago 5K
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Abbott Health & Fitness Expo
McCormick Place, North Building, Hall B-1

Sunday, October 11, 2020 – Race Day
5:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Participant and credential guess access to Grant Park
7:20 a.m. Wheelchair Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
7:22 a.m. Handcycle Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
7:23 a.m. Athletes with Disabilities Program Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
7:30 a.m. Wave 1 Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
8 a.m. Wave 2 Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
8:35 a.m. Wave 3 Marathon start
Monroe Street and Columbus Drive
8:55 a.m. Wheelchair men’s champion finish (approx.)
9:05 a.m. Wheelchair women’s champion finish (approx.)
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grant Park access to spectators
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bank of America Chicago Marathon Post-Race Party hours
27th Mile Post-Race Party, Butler Field (Jackson Boulevard and Columbus Drive)
9:35 a.m. Overall men’s champion finish (approx.)
9:50 a.m. Overall women’s champion finish (approx.)
10:30 a.m. Champions’ press conference (approx.)
Hilton Chicago
4 p.m. Grant Park closes to participants and spectators
6 to 8 p.m. Champions’ Reception
Hilton Chicago

*All times subject to change

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