Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and attendant events October 6-8, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon attracts runners from all 50 states, more than 100 countries and brings Chicagoans together for a weekend of excitement. Wherever you arrive from, you are invited to attend the Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K. The inaugural race is the perfect way for marathoners, fans of the sport and friends and family to experience the city and take part in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon weekend. Don’t miss your chance to run through the streets of downtown Chicago!
Celebrate your achievement at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon 27th Mile Post-Race Party located in Grant Park’s Butler Field. The outdoor celebration will feature live entertainment. Participants age 21 and over (photo ID required) can redeem the tear-off portion of their bib number for one free 312 Urban Wheat Ale. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.
More than 200 students, faculty, and alumni from Chicago’s Cortiva Institute will offer complimentary post-race massage treatments for runners. The Massage Tent will be located within the 27th Mile Post-Race Party at the southwest corner, adjacent to the Petrillo Band Shell.
Participants and spectators can view finisher results at the Race Day Runner Results Tent within the 27th Mile Post-Race Party. Volunteers will be on hand to help you look up unofficial race day results.
To register and for a schedule of events, go online to https://www.chicagomarathon.com/ participant-information/registration/ and follow the prompts.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, offers free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.