2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
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.
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
basis in order to recover costs and maximize the funding going directly
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