Bank of America Chicago Marathon

337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601

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Event Description

Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.

Sunday, October 13
Grant Park, Chicago

5:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
5:30 a.m. – Start corrals open
7:20 a.m. – Wheelchair Start
7:21 a.m. – Handcycle Start
7:23 a.m. – Athletes with Disabilities Start
7:30 a.m. – Wave 1 Start
8:00 a.m. – Wave 2 Start
8:35 a.m. – Wave 3 Start


Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party

Grant Park, Butler Field
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Times are subject to change.

Lost and found

Lost and found items were collected throughout race weekend at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo and in Grant Park on race day. If you are looking for an item that was lost, please visit the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Crowdfind page to confirm if your item was turned into the event lost and found.


Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party

As soon as you cross the finish line, celebrate your accomplishment at the Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party in Butler Field, near the start line at Columbus Drive and Jackson Drive. The outdoor celebration will feature live music, food and beverages available for purchase. Participants age 21 and over (photo ID required) can redeem the tear-off portion of their bib number for one free Goose Island beer.

Massage therapy

More than 200 students, faculty, and alumni from Chicago’s Cortiva Institute will offer complimentary post-race massage treatments for runners. The Massage Tent will be located within the Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party at the southwest corner, adjacent to the Petrillo Band Shell.

Race day runner results

Participants and spectators can view finisher results at the Race Day Runner Results Tent within the Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party. Volunteers will be on hand to help you look up unofficial race day results.

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