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Welcome to the 2019 Chicago Marathon Back on My Feet Charity Team!

The Chicago Marathon is the fourth-largest race by number of finishers worldwide
and we want you to join us in crossing the finish line on October 13, 2019.


To get a race bib on a part of our Back on My Feet exclusive team,
you commit to raise a minimum of $1,750 to support our mission and our members.

Back on My Feet FundRacer benefits include:
Guaranteed Race Entry**
Back on My Feet Swag + Racing Gear
Back on My Feet Training Plan
Customized fundraising page
Fundraising Tips and Opportunities
Dedicated staff to assist you and answer questions
FREE training program with Chicago Endurance Sports (CES) - for Chicagoland FundRacers only
Opportunity to run and train with our members

**Back on My Feet does not cover travel expenses to and from Chicago for the race.
We strongly recommend the usage of the race's official travel partners for making all reservations.

Why Back on My Feet: As a runner you know the power that the sport holds. Now, it's your chance to make your miles go further than just distance. By joining our team you will unite with others and raise money which will make a difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness.
 


REGISTRATION

When you register with Back on My Feet, you will be required to pay a $25 registration fee
(which will go towards your fundraising minimum).

When registering with Back on My Feet, you understand and agree that your fundraising commitment exists regardless of your ability to train for or participate in the 2019 Chicago Marathon. The deadline for Back on My Feet’s receipt of the total amount of $1,750 is October 7, 2019. If you do not reach your fundraising goals, you understand that Back on My Feet will charge any balance due to the credit card you authorized during your registration process.

Please note:
Back on My Feet will send you a unique link to register with the Chicago Marathon after registering with us at BoMF.
If you have any questions, please email fundrace@backonmyfeet.org.

All participants must be advised that entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and may not be donated to future years.

SAVE THE DATES

Mon. Oct. 7, 2019: Fundraising Minimum Due
Fri. Oct. 11, 2019: Race Expo
Sat. Oct. 12, 2019: Pre-Race Brunch & Race Expo
Sun. Oct. 13, 2019: Chicago Marathon Race Day!

PACKET PICKUP

Every participant is required to pick up his/her own packet at the expo.
Back on My Feet will not be responsible for your packet.

Friday Oct. 11 - Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
McCormick Place - 2301 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616
Friday, Oct. 11 from 9AM to 8PM
Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9AM to 6PM

SWAG

-- Get ready to race in your new Back on My Feet FundRacer team shirt --
There is nothing better than racing and being noticed + cheered for along the way in your BoMF shirt!
Stay tuned for more exciting swag updates! 

WEEKEND TIMELINE

Fri. Oct. 11th 9AM-8PM: 
Expo & packet pickup 

Sat. Oct. 12th:
9AM-6PM: Expo & packet pickup 
9:30AM-11:30AM: All Team Brunch - location: Rivers Restaurant
Sun. Oct. 13th: RACE DAY! 
5:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
5:30 a.m. – Start corrals open
7:20 a.m. – Wheelchair Start
7:22 a.m. – Handcycle Start
7:23 a.m. – Athletes with Disabilities Start
7:30 a.m. – Wave 1 Start
8:00 a.m. – Wave 2 Start
8:35 a.m. – Wave 3 Start