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2023 Team Challenge Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Join us on October 8, 2023

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Chicago, IL



Grant Park


Checkin: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Kat Gunsur-Smith


We are sold out for 2023!
However, you can still register for this year’s event if you are an athlete with your own race entry.

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The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is proud to be an official charity partner of the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Join the the Foundation's Team Challenge community as one of the thousands of runners making an impact with every mile. Every dollar raised will help support research, education and support for those suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis — two debilitating digestive diseases.

Experience one of the six iconic World Marathon Majors events at the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! This event is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners. On race day, runners from around the world will set out to reach the finish line at Grant Park.

Thank you for making each mile more meaningful. See you at the finish line!

How it works

Register Today

Your registration is the first step in your journey. You can start a team, join a team, or register as an individual participant.

Start Fundraising

Log in to your personal fundraising page and start fundraising! Use email, text, and social media to ask friends and family to support you.

Join us at Take Steps

Join us at the new Take Steps experience to celebrate our accomplishments as a community and our commitment to IBD cures.

Your fundraising impact

Invested over


in research

Added more than


restrooms in our We Can’t Wait app

Engaged with over


patients & caregivers in 2021

Hosted more than


campers at Camp Oasis since 1996



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