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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 "ALZ Stars"  has GUARANTEED ENTRIES into the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  Guarantee your entry BEFORE the November 29th deadline at the LOWEST fundraising minimum of $1,250. After November 29th, the fundraising minimum will increase to $1,750. Don't leave your entry to chance -- join the race to END ALZ today! 
Note:  In 2018, our team was FULL by February. Once we fill our team, we can not get additional entries. 

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 (You will receive a unique URL to register; fee paid directly to Bank of America) 

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.

Fundraising Minimum:
If you join our team BEFORE November 29th:  
Choose "OPEN ENTRY" Fundraising Minimum:  $1,250 
Choose "OPEN w/TRAINING*" Fundraising minimum:    $1,450 

*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 Julie Dierker ($1,610.00)
  2 -  Endurance Personal Gift Vassilis Siomos ($1,300.00)
  3 -  Endurance Personal Gift Whitt Fiscus ($1,300.00)
  4 -  Endurance Personal Gift Sheryl Rosen ($1,290.00)
  5 -  Breakaway Personal Gift Jennifer Gansler ($855.00)
  6 -  Breakaway Personal Gift Renee Mischler ($540.00)
  7 -  Breakaway Personal Gift Morgan Fugiel ($500.00)
  8 -  Rally Personal Gift Toni Carmichael ($355.00)
  9 -  Rally Personal Gift Jodi Kane ($325.00)
  10 -  Rally Personal Gift Meghan Newton ($315.00)
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