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Chicago Marathon 

The Organization for Autism Research will be back at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2023!  Join the RUN FOR AUTISM  team and help fund autism research!


Runners who need an entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering on the RUN FOR AUTISM team.  


Runners who already secured entry into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team and fundraise for OAR.  Please email run@researchautism.org if you already have an entry into the race and would like to join the team.


Register during the Pre-Lottery period:
  • $1,250 – Guaranteed race entry - YOU pay your entry fee
  • $1,500 - Guaranteed race entry - OAR will pay your entry fee

Register during the Post-Lottery period: - REGISTRATION CLOSED
  • $1,750 – Guaranteed race entry - YOU pay your race entry
  • $2,000 - Guaranteed race entry - OAR will pay your entry fee

Participants with their own entry:
  • $250 

All fundraising is due two weeks after the race: October 22, 2023. 

Team Perks:

  • Guaranteed race entry
  • RUN FOR AUTISM singlet & tech shirt
  • Runners' Recognition Dinner
  • Pre & post-race team headquarters at The Blackstone Hotel
  • OAR finisher's medal
  • Free membership & marathon training with CARA
  • Personalized RUN FOR AUTISM online fundraising page 
  • Training & fundraising support from RUN FOR AUTISM staff