Loading Events

« All Events

Chicago Marathon 2024

October 13 @ 7:30 am

Bank of America

Chicago Marathon

Run Team CASA, support children in foster care

that have experienced abuse and neglect.

Team CASA of River Valley 2024 is now full. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

To receive a race bib for Team CASA, you must raise a minimum of $1,250 to support our mission. 

Runners receive the following benefits for joining Team CASA:

  • Guaranteed entry for the 2024 Bank of Chicago Marathon*
  • Access to the official Nike Marathon Training Plan (starting late spring 2024)
  • Fundraising support including a personal fundraising page, social media promotions and online tools to help you exceed your individual fundraising goal
  • Reimbursement of your registration fee (after you reach the minimum fundraising goal
  • The incredible feeling of knowing that your efforts will help children in the foster care system receive the help they need to find safe and loving homes 

* You must complete all CASA of River Valley Team requirements AND Bank of America Chicago Marathon Requirements. Joining our team DOES NOT automatically guarantee you a spot in the Chicago Marathon. Email completed and signed waiver to Abbey Fitzgerald: [email protected].

November 16th, 2023 — Team CASA Application & Waiver due for $1,250 registration

After November 16th, 2023 — Team CASA Application & Waiver due for $1,750 registration 

October 11th, 2024 — 75% of Fundraising Minimum Due

October 13th, 2024 @ 7am — Chicago Marathon

Still have questions? Contact us!

6 + 14 =

The Countdown Begins!









Full List of Events & Milestones

Guaranteed Entry Application Opens - Oct 18, 2023

The application period for the Chicago Marathon begins. If you are applying under Team CASA, make sure to select CASA of River Valley on the Charity Team list.

Learn More

Team CASA Application Due - $1,250 registration is available until November 16, 2023. After November 16, 2023, the registration commitment is $1,750.

We will be closing registration on November 16, 2023. At this point, we will choose 20 runners to fill Team CASA’s slots and notify you of your status.

Learn More

Team CASA Waiver Due - Upon Registration

This waiver acknowledges the runner’s fundraising commitment as well as recognizing the potential risks of running in the marathon. Email signed waiver to [email protected].

75% of Fundraising Minimum Due - Oct 11, 2024

At this point, 75% of your $1,250 fundraising minimum is due.

Bank of Chicago Marathon - Oct 13, 2024

This is the day you have been waiting, fundraising, and training for! Enjoy your day and all of your hard efforts!

100% of Fundraising Minimum Due - Nov 8, 2024

At this time, 100% of your $1,250 fundraising minimum will be due. Thank you for all of your hard work! On behalf of the children, CASA of River Valley thanks you!


Apply for Team CASA!


October 13
7:30 am