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2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Grant Park
Chicago Illinois

Date and time:

October 13, 2019, 7:30 a.m.


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Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon to END ALZ

The Alzheimer's Association has guaranteed entries. 
There are THREE steps to complete before your entry will be approved.
For more information, contact Sharri Scott,

The Alzheimer's Association "ALZ Stars"  has GUARANTEED ENTRIES into the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Fundraising Minimum:  $1,750

There are 3 steps to GUARANTEE Your ENTRY: (Steps 1 & 2 must be complete before your marathon entry will be approved)
1)  COMPLETE the Application  (Will be sent to you, or you may email Sharri Scott at 
2)  JOIN ALZ Stars (Your sign up fee counts toward your fundraising!) 
3)  REGISTER for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (The unique URL to register, will be sent to you via email)  

Choose "POST ENTRY" Fundraising Minimum:                           $1,750
Choose "POST ENTRY w/TRAINING*" Fundraising minimum:    $1,950 

Do you have your own entry via lottery, legacy, time qualifier or other - But still want to join our team?  We want you! 
Choose "OTHER" entry level:    There is no required fundraising minimum to join our team if you have your own entry, although to be eligible to participate in all weekend activities inclusing pasta dinner and race day space, we ask that you raise $650
 "Other with Training"  If you would like to participate in "in person" group training and participate in all weekend activities, we ask that you raise $850

The fundraising minimum for charities is set by the Chicago Marathon, and we offer our athletes the option to choose the fundraising minimum that is right for you. 
Note: In 2018, our team was FULL by February. Once we fill our team, we can not get additional entries. 

*If you are LOCAL and would like to add localized - in person training with either of our training partners, you may build that into your fundraising minimum. We are proud to partner with Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) and Chicago Area Training Association (CARA) If you are un-sure at this time, and would like to learn more, you may add the training at a later time.

When you commit to ALZ Stars, we commit to giving you the best possible race experience:  ALZ Stars athletes will receive: 

  • ALZ Stars Team Singlet to train in and wear on race day (technical. dri fit)
  • Coach led Training Plan 
  • Monthley Team Touches focusing on topics important to all levels of runners
  • Personalized fundraising website and tool kit
  • Dedicated staff - team manager to guide you on the road to 26.2
  • Fundraising Incentives 
  • Amazing VIP Race weekend experience, including:  Celebratory ALZ Stars pasta dinner and Exclusive Race Day space to meet before and after the marathon  with all the amenities you deserve including: gear check, bathrooms, warm, dry space, massage, food ... and more - all just steps from the start/finish lines. 
  • Most importantly, you will experience the camaraderie of a team that is striving for the same vision - a world without Alzheimer's. 

For More Information: Contact Sharri Scott at 847.324.0378, or by email,

RETURNING ALUMNI: Don't forget to use your discount code!

ALZ Stars Marathon Team


Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift John Schmidt ($2,240.00)
  2 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Matthew Dunham Lynn Robertson ($2,220.00)
  3 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Stephen Farr ($2,076.00)
  4 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Hannah Cupples ($1,860.00)
  5 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Christopher Wendt ($1,780.00)
  6 -  Personal Gift Leah Glazier ($1,750.00)
  7 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Lindsay Dolce ($1,695.00)
  8 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Philip Abraham ($1,620.00)
  9 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Julie Dierker ($1,610.00)
  10 -  Extra Mile Personal Gift Jodi Kane ($1,550.00)
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