Marathon Tours & Travel’s guaranteed entry for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now available to Canadian citizens and members of the Seven Continents Club who reside outside of the United States. Guaranteed entry can only be confirmed when booked with a two (2) night minimum hotel stay at one of our available hotels. (Additional details in the Packages and Rates section)
RACE DATE: Sunday, October 10, 2021
RACE TIME: The first wave begins at 7:30AM.
MINIMUM PACE/CUT-OFF TIME POLICY: The event has a course time limit of 6 hours and 30 minutes. The official end vehicle will start following the last starter and maintain a 15-minute per mile pace along the race course. Chicago Marathon Website
ELIGIBILITY: Marathon Tours & Travel, an authorized tour operator, offers a guaranteed race entry with hotel accommodations. Runners must reside in Canada and/or be Seven Continent Club (SCC) Members who reside outside the USA.
COURSE: Flat and fast, the start and finish is in Grant Park. The looped-course through the city offers numerous opportunities for spectators to catch the action.
WEATHER: The Windy City can be just that or it could be a chamber of commerce perfect day. Expect anything and everything from temperatures in the low 40’s Fahrenheit at the start to upper 70s at the finish. The average high and low is 64 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit in October.
NON-GUARANTEED ENTRY APPLICATION: Runners can apply for a 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon entry through the non-guaranteed entry drawing application. Details will be posted when available.