Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 7, 2018 all-day
Chicago, IL
Bank of America Chicago Marathon @ Chicago, IL

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. 

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until the 2018 Chicago Marathon!

2018 Chicago Marathon

The Organization for Autism Research will be back at the Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2018! Join the RUN FOR AUTISM Team and help fund autism research and services!

Need An Entry?

Runners who need an entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering with RUN FOR AUTISM.  Select the Join The Team button below to set up your fundraising page, a member of the RUN staff will be in touch with the next steps in the registration process. 

Have An Entry

Runners who already secured an entry to the Chicago Marathon can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team at any time and fundraise for OAR. 

Fundraising Requirement:

The Chicago Marathon has set mandatory fundraising minimums for all charity participants:

  • $1,000 – Participants must complete registration process with RUN FOR AUTISM prior to the drawing, November 30, 2017  Deadline Passed
  • $1,500 – Participants who register with RUN FOR AUTISM after the drawing is selected, December 13, 2017
  • No fundraising minimum for runners with there own entry. We recommend a fundraising goal of at least $250.

All fundraising is due one month after the race: November 7, 2018. 

Team Benefits:

    Guaranteed race entry


  • RUN FOR AUTISM Singlet & Tech Shirt


    Complimentary invitation to Runners’ Recognition Dinner


    Pre & Post-Race Hospitality For Participants & Family


  • Free membership & marathon training with CARA
    Training plans & fundraising resources to help you get to the finish line
    OAR finisher’s medal


  • Personalized RUN FOR AUTISM online fundraising page that makes fundraising safe and easy


  • Personalized RUN FOR AUTISM staff support