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PRESS RELEASES

April 22, 2024
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO 13.1 RECEIVES EVERGREEN CERTIFICATION FROM THE COUNCIL FOR RESPONSIBLE SPORT
The Bank of America Chicago 13.1 and Council for Responsible Sport announced today the event earned Evergreen Certification, a recognition reserved for sporting events that demonstrate the highest possible commitment to environmental and social responsibility. The Chicago 13.1 debuted in 2022 with the vision to reimagine what running can be in Chicago, offering a weekend of health-and wellness-based activities for participants and community members on Chicago’s West Side.

View the April 22, 2024 press release (.pdf)


June 5, 2022
THOUSANDS OF RUNNERS CROSS THE FINISH LINE IN THE INAUGURAL BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO 13.1
Beneath an overcast sky and under nearly ideal race conditions, thousands of runners gathered on Chicago’s West Side to run the inaugural Bank of America Chicago 13.1. Starting and finishing in Garfield Park, runners toured Humboldt and Douglass Parks while traversing the neighborhoods that line the city’s historic boulevards. John Dressel and Carrie Verdon broke the tape in the elite men’s and women’s running competitions, while three-time winner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Daniel Romanchuk, and Paralympic gold medalist and 5,000m world record holder, Susannah Scaroni. won the wheelchair races.

View the June 5, 2022 press release (.pdf)


May 26, 2022
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO 13.1 EVENTS SCHEDULE & MEDIA CREDENTIALS
The newest addition to Chicago’s premier racing portfolio, the Bank of America Chicago 13.1 will debut next weekend. On Sunday, June 5, thousands of runners are expected to take part in this unique racing experience that will bring a world-class running event to the historic parks and boulevards of Chicago’s West Side. The 13.1-mile course will start and finish in Garfield Park, the oldest park on the West Side, and travel through Humboldt and Douglass Parks while traversing the neighborhoods that line the boulevards connecting all three parks.

View the May 26, 2022 media alert (.pdf)
View the 2022 Bank of America Chicago 13.1 race notes (.pdf)


May 12, 2022
THE CHICAGO RUNNING COMMUNITY PREPARES TO REIMAGINE THE RUN AT THE INAUGURAL BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO 13.1
The team behind the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle and the Chicago running community are gearing up for the debut of the newest addition to the city’s premier racing portfolio, the Bank of America Chicago 13.1. On Sunday, June 5, more than 6,000 runners are expected to take part in this unique racing experience that will bring a world-class running event to the historic parks and boulevards of Chicago’s West Side. Leading the way on a course starting and finishing in Garfield Park is a field of talented elite athletes including three-time Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion Daniel Romanchuk and former Olympian Diane Nukuri.

View the May 12, 2022 press release (.pdf)


January 25, 2022
REGISTRATION FOR THE INAUGURAL BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO 13.1 LAUNCHES TODAY

Today the teams behind the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle announce the launch of registration for the 2022 Bank of America Chicago 13.1. The newest addition to Chicago’s premier racing portfolio brings a world-class half marathon and three-day health and wellness festival to Chicago’s West Side. Runners are encouraged to sign up early to secure their spot in the 10,000-person race set for Sunday, June 5.

View the January 25, 2022 press release (.pdf)


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