October 11, 2020

Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles!


Join #TeamNDSS for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon!

Limited spots available, apply today!


Race and Registration Details:

Date: October 11, 2020 (tentative)

Location: Chicago, IL

Join #TeamNDSS for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon!

Come run one of the World Marathons with runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.  This iconic marathon will finish in Grant Park.

To be considered for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon through #TeamNDSS, please complete the application form with your participant information, agree to the fundraising commitment and submit payment of your non-refundable registration fee through the link provided.


Runner Requirements:

  • All marathon participants must fundraise a minimum of $1,500 to run for #TeamNDSS
  • Race registration is INCLUDED with your fundraising
  • $50 Team Fee


Benefits of Running for #TeamNDSS:

  • Guaranteed Race Entry with NDSS
  • #TeamNDSS team tank and swag
  • A personal fundraising page to help you reach your fundraising goal
  • Network of teammates to offer support and motivation
  • Access to a #TeamNDSS certified run coach and training plan


How would you like to join #TeamNDSS at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon?

I would like a guaranteed bib for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon through #TeamNDSS

I already have a bib for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but I would like to join #TeamNDSS

I am not running but I would like to join the #TeamNDSS Fan Zone* to receive an official NDSS t-shirt and drawstring bag

*Not running but want to cheer on your friends and family who are? You can sign up for the #TeamNDSS Fan Zone for $25 and receive an official NDSS T-Shirt and drawstring bag to get ready to cheer on the sidelines!


All charity runners must comply with Bank of America Chicago Marathon event rules and all Charity Program regulations and deadlines, including but not limited to:

  • The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has an age requirement of 16 years or older (on race day).
  • Runner must meet a course net time limit of six and a half hours (6:30:59), and no early starters are allowed
  • All individuals not starting with the official start will be disqualified and participants who do not complete the full course or do not finish before the course time limit may not receive an official time, listing in the results book, or finish line items or other amenities
  • Entries are non-refundable, non-transferable and may not be donated to future years
  • Event-issued bib numbers and timing devices must be worn only by the participant to whom they are assigned
  • All participants are required to pick up their own participant packet at the Abbott Health & Fitness Expo during the scheduled hours of operation and must show government-issued photo identification.


If you have any questions, please email teamndss@ndss.org