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Participants at the start of the 2022 Bank of America Chicago 13.1

Reimagine the run.

The Bank of America Chicago 13.1 offers runner a unique experience, bringing a world-class half marathon to the neighborhoods of Chicago’s West Side. The 13.1-mile course weaves through the historic parks and boulevards of the West Side, starting and finishing in Garfield Park with scenic loops through Humboldt and Douglass Parks

The third annual Bank of America Chicago 13.1 will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2024. 

Schedule of events

Friday, June 7 & Saturday, June 8
Packet Pick-up
Location and hours of operations will be available in advance of the race

Sunday, June 9
Race day
Garfield Park

6:50 a.m. – Wheelchair division start
7:00 a.m. – Open division start
8:00 a.m. – Race Day Festival begins
12:00 p.m. – Race Day Festival ends

Times subject to change

Pace team

The Bank of America Chicago 13.1 pace team is comprised of marathon and half marathon veterans who help others achieve their performance goals. The pace team will pace groups of runners according to the following finish times: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00. Learn more about the pace team, including frequently asked questions.


Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) transit tips

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers an economical and convenient way to check out all Chicago has to offer. For information on CTA fares and transit directions to and from the event visit transitchicago.com.


Check out Divvy Bikes – Chicago’s only bike and scooter share system. You can conveniently rent a bike or scooter from one of the various docking stations located around Chicago. 

Divvy Lyft

Information tents

Information volunteers will be available on race day to assist runners and spectators with general event questions including runner amenities, event maps and festival entertainment.

Lost and found

Lost and found items collected throughout race weekend will be available for pick-up at information tents. If you are looking for an item that was lost, please ask an information volunteer for instructions on how to claim your item. Following the event, items can be reclaimed through our Lost and found platform, available at chicago13point1.com/lostandfound. Items reclaimed post-event may be shipped to individuals for a shipping fee. Any items unclaimed by Friday, June 30, 2023 will no longer be available.


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