Monday, February 18, 2013

Chicago Marathon -- Ready, Set, Register!

As the rain of mid-February changes to snow, it's time to sign up for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. And if you're serious about getting in, make sure you go for it tomorrow. It might be closed by Wednesday, even with 45,000 spots. The following material comes from the marathon web site. Good luck if you plan to run Chicago this fall!
Registration for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will open at NOON on Tuesday, February 19 (Central Standard Time). The registration fee is $175 for U.S. participants and $200 for participants outside of the U.S. Registration will close when the participant capacity of 45,000 is reached.
Event Entry Requirements:
•The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has a required maximum net finish time of 6 hours and 30 minutes (h:mm:ss / 6:30:59).
•Participants must be 16 years or older on race day, October 13, 2013, to register. Participants 16-17 years of age must have a statement signed by their parent or legal guardian permitting them to participate.
•Sale and/or transfer of race entries/bib numbers is strictly prohibited. All entry fees are non-refundable, and may not be deferred toward a future event.

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