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Reimagine the run.

The newest half marathon in Chicago’s premier racing portfolio, the Bank of America Chicago 13.1, offers a unique experience, encouraging runners to get out of the Loop and explore the neighborhoods of Chicago’s West Side. 

The second annual Bank of America Chicago 13.1 will take place on Sunday, June 4. The course will weave through the historic parks and boulevards of the West Side, starting and finishing in Garfield Park.  

Schedule of events

Friday, June 2
Packet Pick-up
Roosevelt Collection (150 W. Roosevelt), Chicago
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 3
Packet Pick-up
Roosevelt Collection (150 W. Roosevelt), Chicago
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 4
Race day
Garfield Park

5:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
6:50 a.m. – Wheelchair start
7:00 a.m. – Race start
8:00 a.m. – Race day festival begins
12:30 p.m. – Gear check closes
1:30 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.

Hotel information

The official housing partner of the Bank of America Chicago 13.1 is TEAMINN, which will offer access to room blocks at hotels in the area. Reservations are being accepted by visiting the housing site for the 2023 Bank of America Chicago 13.1. If you have any questions regarding reservations booked through TEAMINN, please email support@myteaminn.com or call 800.233.83.26.

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.

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