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Chicago Marathon

October 11 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Bank of America

Chicago Marathon

Run Team CASA, support abused and neglected children in foster care

CASA of River Valley is following the Chicago Marathon’s updates regarding the developments related to COVID-19. For the latest event information, click here.

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

Guaranteed Entry Application Closes - Dec 03

The application period for the Chicago Marathon closes.

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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.

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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.


October 11
7:30 am - 2:00 pm