October 11 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Welcome to Team CASA 2020!
To receive a race bib for Team CASA, you must raise a minimum of $1,250 to support our mission.
Team CASA Member Benefits Include:
Guaranteed entry for the 2020 Bank of Chicago Marathon*
Access to the official Nike Marathon Training Plan
Free registration to our 2020 Running 4 the Kids 8 Mile Taper
Promotion of your fundraising page on CASA social media pages
Fundraising guidance and online tools to help you exceed your individual fundraising goal
Reimbursement of your registration fee
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.
November 20th, 2019 — Team CASA Application due
December 3rd, 2019 — Guaranteed Application Window Closes
September 27th, 2020 — 75% of Fundraising Minimum Due
October 11th, 2020 @ 7am — Chicago Marathon
Still have questions? Contact us!
The Countdown Begins!
Full List of Events & Milestones
Guaranteed Entry Application Opens - Oct 21
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.
Team CASA Application Due - Nov 20
We will be accepting applications for our team until November 20th. At this point, we will choose 10 runners to fill Team CASA’s slots and notify you of your status.
Team CASA Waiver Due - Nov 25
After selecting our Team CASA runners, we will send out a waiver which must be completed and returned no later than November 25th. This waiver acknowledges the runner’s fundraising commitment as well as recognizing the potential risks of running in the marathon.
75% of Fundraising Minimum Due - Sep 27
At this point, 75% of your $1,250 fundraising minimum is due.
Running 4 the Kids - Oct 4
As a part of running for Team CASA, you will receive free entry to CASA of River Valley’s annual Running 4 the Kids 8 Mile Taper. This is a great chance to finish up training for the marathon, as well as gaining a greater insight into CASA’s mission.
Bank of Chicago Marathon - Oct 11
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 11th
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!
Run for Team CASA, and help CASA of River Valley change a child’s story for the better.