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Registration Opens for 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Those entering their names in the non-guaranteed entry drawing can apply now through Tuesday, Dec. 3.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Watch: Timelapse of the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

     See thousands of runners from around the world descend on Chicago for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

    (Published Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019)

    The window is now open for runners to submit their applications for the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, taking place Oct. 11 next year.

    Those entering their names in the non-guaranteed entry drawing can apply now through Tuesday, Dec. 3. Names will be selected from the full pool of non-guaranteed entry applications after the deadline, and runners will be notified on Thursday, Dec. 12, about their entry status.

    Runners who qualify for guaranteed entry can also submit their applications for the 2020 race beginning Oct. 28.

    "From the novice runner looking to make their debut to the veteran runner looking to capture another personal record, we’re ready to welcome you to the flat and fast streets of Chicago for another great racing experience in 2020," said Bank of America Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski in a statement.

    Watch the Top Finishes From the 2019 Chicago Marathon

    [CHI] Watch the Top Finishes From the 2019 Chicago Marathon

    Watch every winner of the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon cross the finish line. 

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019)

    Runners can qualify for guaranteed entry in several ways, according to the marathon:

    • Time qualifiers who have met the event’s age-graded qualifying standards or qualify for the event’s American Development Program.

    • Legacy finishers who have completed the Chicago Marathon five or more times within the last 10 years.

    Inspiring Video Captures True Spirit of Chicago Marathon

    [CHI] Inspiring Video Captures True Spirit of Chicago Marathon

    Thousands of runners from around the world took to the streets of Chicago for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Watch some of the moving scenes as these athletes pushed themselves to the finish line.

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019)

    • Runners who canceled their 2019 entry.

    • Charity runners who are fundraising for an official charity as part of the Chicago Marathon Charity Program.

    • International runners (non-U.S.) participating in the International Tour Group Program.

    • Runners who have completed the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K four or more times since 2000 and have signed up for the 2020 Shamrock Shuffle.

    For more information on these and to submit an application, click here.

    An entry costs $205 for United States residents and $230 for those outside of the United States.

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