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2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 12, 2014


REGISTRATION FOR THIS RACE IS NOW CLOSED. If you have your own entry into the race and would like to join our team to fundraise please register as a Pre-Registered Runner. Good luck to all our team members!

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. This race is known for its fast and flat course through one of the world's most magnificent cities. Runners target the race for its potential to generate personal, national and world records. In addition to its speed, the course offers a scenic tour of Chicago and its lively neighborhoods, as well as a convenient start and finish in beautiful Grant Park. You are guaranteed to see all that is great about the city of Chicago!

The only ways to gain entry to this event are to try your luck with a lottery system or guarantee your entry now by joining a charity team. Lock in your entry today and go the distance to end Duchenne!

**Runners who register by April 7th will have a fundraising minimum of $1,000. Those who register after April 7th will have a fundraising minimum of $1,500 - So register early!!**

Location: Grant Park, Chicago IL

Time: Wheelchair start, 7:20 a.m.
Marathon Start: 7:30 a.m.

Visit the Official Bank of America Chicago Marathon Website
Check out the Course & the Amenities!

To participate in this race you must be at least 16 years old on race day.

Run For Our Sons Benefits

  • Guaranteed entry into the race
  • Invitations for you and a guest to our private pasta party
  • An official Run For Our Sons team technical shirt
  • A Run For Our Sons t-shirts
  • Personal fundraising page and ongoing fundraising support.
  • Training resources such as virtual training links and publications
  • Knowledge that you are helping to support PPMD’s mission to end Duchenne.

Run For Our Sons Requirements

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) requires a fundraising committment of $1,000 for those who register by April 7th and $1500 for those who register after April 7th to participate on the Run for Our Sons team. To help you reach this goal, PPMD provides fundraising tips, a personalized website and other fundraising tools. Our fundraising minimums are determined on a race-by-race basis in order to recover costs and maximize the funding going directly to help those living with Duchenne.

•Minimum due date: October 5, 2014

By joining the RFOS team for this race, you are personally pledging to raise the required fundraising minimum. If your minimum has not been met by the date specified above, PPMD staff will contact you to secure your position on the team with a credit card. You will then have four weeks after the date of the race to continue to collect donations, after which time you will be asked to make up the difference between the minimum and what you have raised.


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Campaign Progress


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88 percent of goal achieved.

Top Participants

Full Marathon participant

  1. Renee' Broussard - $3,150.00
  2. Jenny Gonzalez - $2,591.00
  3. Marc Dadios - $2,075.00
  4. Monika Oberer - $2,000.00
  5. Gennie Fitzgerald - $1,635.00

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