Guaranteed entry with hotel and hotel only options are currently sold out. To join the waitlist, please email

Non-USA runners can go here to book a package with a guaranteed entry through our MTT UK Office. 


Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Waitlist Available

Packages & Rates

Hotel and Guaranteed Entry Process:

Marathon Tours & Travel’s guaranteed entry for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is 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 minimum two (2) night hotel stay at one of our available hotels.
Booking your hotel and entry is a two-step process.
When booking your hotel reservation online, please be sure to select guest type Book Hotel & Entry”.
Once you confirm your hotel through our online system, you will receive an email that will include information regarding the guaranteed race entry process. Please allow 24 to 48 business hours for a response.
Guaranteed Race Entry:  You can secure a guaranteed race entry at the cost of $525 USD. 
When booked through Marathon Tours & Travel, the Guaranteed Entry is non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be deferred for future years once confirmed.
Guaranteed Entry Only is not available. A two (2) night minimum hotel booking is required.
United States Residents:
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon does not allow tour operators to sell guaranteed entry to participants who reside in the United States. If you were not successful in getting an entry through the Bank of America Chicago Marathon lottery, we recommend looking at charity opportunities.
Rates: All prices are per room and in US dollars.  Prices do not include tax.
Hotel​ Price Per Room
The Blackstone $349
JW Marriott Chicago - Standard Room $312
JW Marriott Chicago - Executive Level $362
Renaissance Chicago Downtown $289
  • All rates are listed per room per night based on single or double occupancy
  • An additional charge of $20 - $30 per person for the third and fourth guest will be added per room per night (varies per hotel).
  • Two (2) night minimum is required at all properties.  
  • The tax rate of 17.4% is additional and subject to change.


  • Any cancellation from the time of booking through April 30, 2023 will be charged a $30 cancellation fee.
  • Any cancellation from May 1, 2023 and through July 31, 2023 will be charged a $40 cancellation fee.
  • Any cancellation from August 1, 2023 and through August 31, 2023 will be charged a $60 cancellation fee.
  • Any cancellation on or after September 1, 2023 and through seven (7) days prior to your arrival date of your hotel reservation will be charged a one nights’ room and tax cancellation fee.
  • Seven (7) days or less prior to your arrival date, you will be charged the room and taxes for the total nights of your reservation. For example, if you booked three nights and canceled five days before you were to arrive, MTT will charge your credit card on file for the three room nights plus tax.
  • NO SHOWS will be charged the full room and taxes for total dates of the reservation, unless the hotel has a different policy.
  • Cancellations are charged per room reserved. Applicable charges will be applied directly to the credit card provided for your hotel room(s).

Airfare: If you have not booked your flights, please contact us for assistance.  We do not have access to discounted airfare, and there is a $20 service fee for any tickets issued from our office.  Once ticketed, airline fares are non-refundable and do not allow changes without charging a penalty.  Please call 617-242-7845 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday to Friday for assistance.