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*Post-Lottery guaranteed entry closed May 25th, Team Komen no longer has entries available.

Take on the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9, 2016,
as part of the Susan G. Komen Marathon for the Cure team.

Registering with us for this elite distance running event makes everyone a winner - you'll have access to special Komen events leading up to the race, fitness training and an amazing team of supporters; and your fundraising dollars will allow Komen to continue fighting for an end to breast cancer.

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will operate under a "lottery" registration system this year. The lottery will be open from March 8 through April 12. There are several different ways to register with Team Komen Chicago Marathon for the Cure; please read the registration information below for more details.

Download & Read our 2016 TEAM KOMEN Participant Information Guide.

Benefits of Joining Team Komen

Komen offers a variety of benefits to our Marathon Team Members including:

  • Welcome Kit including the official Marathon for the Cure Singlet, Water bottle, and more goodies!
  • Complimentary 5K or 10K timed entry to the Komen Chicago Mother's Day Race for the Cure
  • Complimentary 5K timed entry to the Lombard Race for the Cure in September
  • Training Program led by professional marathon training coach that members can opt into participating (Program fee covered by Komen Chicago)
  • Fundraising Incentives
  • Member Raffles and contests for great prizes!
  • Much more!

Alumni Benefit!
Komen Chicago will cover the official registration fee for all TEAM KOMEN Marathon for the Cure alumni in the last 3 years (2013-2015).

Refer-A-Friend Bonus!
Friends don't let friends run marathons alone! If you are joining TEAM KOMEN, refer a friend to join! When your friend completes their fundraising requirement, you will receive a gift card! See information guide for more information.

Types of Registration

NEED GUARANTEED CHARITY ENTRY DURING THE LOTTERY for the BANK of AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON - (Available Now through April 12)

Athletes who wish to bypass the lottery registration process and secure a guaranteed entry into the Chicago Marathon may join Team Komen anytime before April 12. If you choose to guarantee your entry into the race by joining Team Komen, you are committing to a required and enforced fundraising minimum of $1,000 for Komen Chicago by the deadline of October 31, 2016.

Please note that this type of entry is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is no cancellation or deferment policy for this type of registration, and the $1,000 fundraising commitment is non-reversible. TEAM KOMEN members will need still need to complete their registration with the Chicago Marathon after they register with Komen. A link to officially register for the Chicago Marathon will be sent to you shortly after you join Team Komen. The Chicago Marathon registration (not covered by Komen) will includethe standard $185 (US Residents) / $210 (Residents outside of the US) registration fee for entry.



POST-LOTTERY GUARANTEED ENTRY for the BANK of AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON (Available after April 12)

Athletes who do not gain entry through the lottery, or who wish to register for the Marathon after the lottery closes on April 12, may do so by joining the Marathon for the Cure team. By registering for our team with a "Post Lottery Guaranteed Entry," you are committing to a required and enforced fundraising minimum of $1,500 for Komen Chicago by the deadline of October 31, 2016.

Please note that this type of entry is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no cancellation or deferment policy for this type of registration, and the $1,500 fundraising commitment is non-reversible. TEAM KOMEN members will need still need to complete their registration with the Chicago Marathon after they register with Komen. A link to officially register for the Chicago Marathon will be sent to you shortly after you join Team Komen. The Chicago Marathon registration (not covered by Komen) will include the standard $185 (US Residents) / $210 (Residents outside of the US) registration fee for entry.



HAVE GUARANTEED CHARITY ENTRY for the BANK of AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON - (Available Now)

Athletes who secured their own entry into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon are highly encouraged to join our Team Komen through this registration type. The required fundraising commitment for Team Komen with a 'Self-Secured Standard Registration' for the Chicago Marathon (or any race) is $500.

Race Training

TEAM KOMEN will offer a virtual training to any member who wishes to opt into receiving this benefit. We have paired with a professional marathon coach to help you every step of the way! From training schedules to support, the virtual training is perfect for our team members who come from all across the globe!

Additional Support

We're here to help, gossip or just pat you on the back for all of your hard work throughout your training. Contact us at marathon@komenchicago.org with any questions or concerns.
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