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)
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is held on Sunday, October 10, 2021. We encourage you to stay in this friendly Midwestern city as long as your schedule permits! Please contact us to create your own customized itinerary.
Friday, October 8 – Today you will want to pick-up your bib and race packet at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo at McCormick Place from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. We welcome you to stop by the Marathon Tours & Travel booth!
Saturday, October 9 – Join your running peers at the International Chicago 5K! You must register directly with the race for this event. Visit the International Chicago 5K website for more details. Today is also your last chance to pick-up your bib and race packet at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo at the McCormick Place from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. We welcome you to stop by the Marathon Tours & Travel booth!
Sunday, October 10 – Race Day! Following is a schedule provided by the race. We encourage you to check the Bank of America Chicago Marathon website for last minute updates. The start and the finish of the race is at Grant Park.
5:30AM – Gear check opens
5:30 AM – Start corrals open
7:20 AM – Wheelchair Start
7:21 AM – Handcycle Start
7:23 AM – Athletes with Disabilities Start
7:30 AM – Wave 1 Start
8:00 AM – Wave 2 Start
8:35 AM – Wave 3 Start
Be sure to join the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Biofreeze 27th Mile Post-Race Party at Grant Park, Butler Field from 9:30AM to 4:00 PM! (times are subject to change)