Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sunday, October 13, 2013

2013 marks JCFS’s 2nd year as a Contributing Charity with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.


With your help, the inaugural JCFS marathon team will surpass our collective goal. 18 runners. 18 volunteers. $18,000. With your help, Team JCFS will open eyes, build community, and extend services to families in need. We hope you join the team!


Benefits for Team JCFS Runners and Walkers

  • Opportunity to Redefine What's Possible for yourself and for the thousands of families that turn to JCFS each year
  • Team JCFS running shirt and goody bag
  • Team JCFS fun runs and post-run bagel brunches
  • Access to discounted group training programs and other resources to help you prepare
  • Individual fundraising web page, fundraising toolkit, JCFS Anthologist to help you capture your story, and special prizes for the top fundraisers
  • JCFS Cheering Squads celebrating your accomplishments along the route
  • Bragging rights, a fitter you, and financial support for your favorite JCFS program



Runners and Walkers

  • If you have already registered for the Chicago Marathon and would like to run with Team JCFS, please email to receive the tools you need to get started. Open registration closed in a record six days this year and JCFS does not have post-close spots.
  • Email our team to join and to receive the tools you need to get started.  


  • JCFS will be recruiting volunteers to cheer at our designated rally stations on race day and help with other pre-race projects. To sign up, please email the team.


Support the Team