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Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Grant Park
Chicago IL

Date and time:

October 12, 2014


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Challenge yourself to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an ALZ Star! Go the distance in the fight against this devastating disease by training for and completing the Bank of America Chicago Marathon while raising valuable funds to advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Join today

To register for ALZ Stars, click on "Sign Up Now" above. Please note, the Chicago Marathon lottery opened March 19th, 2014 and ends April 7th.  You can register for ALZ Stars today and receive guaranteed entry- this means you can skip the lottery and register early with ALZ Stars! Please note that guaranteed entry ends April 7th! Secure your spot now! Please follow these steps:

 1. Please register as an OPEN REGISTRATION participant at this time. As an open registration participant, you are committing to raise $1,000 for the Alzheimer's Association.

 2. Once registered, you will receive information on how to register for the Chicago Marathon and the approval process. All those who are registered as an ALZ Star will be approved to register for the race. 

For those who do not gain entry via the marathon lottery and wish to join the ALZ Stars team, we have you covered as well! When you join the team and commit to raising $1,500 you will receive all of the amazing benefits of being an ALZ Star, as well as guarantee your spot in the marathon! 

Note: Your race registration is covered by your fundraising for the Alzheimer's Association- that's right, we pay for your race registration! In order to receive this benefit, we ask that you raise your first $200 and you will then be reimbursed. After you sign up, it’s time to start training toward the finish line and fundraising to fight Alzheimer’s!

Team benefits

Each ALZ Stars team member will receive apparel to wear on race day. We will provide you with a personal fundraising webpage along with support to ensure your fundraising success, training guidance through clinics and team group runs, opportunities for fundraising incentives, and most importantly, the camaraderie of a team that is participating to achieve the same vision--a world without Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll celebrate our achievements and share our enthusiasm at the team pre-race pasta dinner. On race day, enjoy exclusive access to the ALZ Stars pre and post race event space with tons of ammenities for you and your supporters! Get excited! 


Call or email Ellie Simpson, team manager, at esimpson@alz.org or 847-324-0378. We're here to help and ensure that you have an amazing experience! 

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