RACE DATE: Sunday, October 7, 2018
RACE TIME: The first wave begins at 7:30AM.
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 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon entry through the non-guaranteed entry drawing application. The deadline to submit this application is Thursday, November 30. Please learn more here.