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Take part in the second annual Bank of America Chicago Distance Series in 2024! The Chicago Distance Series is made up of Chicago’s premier racing portfolio: the Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run, Chicago 13.1 and Chicago Marathon. The three unique races span the outdoor running season and celebrate the vibrant and diverse nature of our local and global running communities.

Individuals who finish all 2024 events will receive a unique Bank of America Chicago Distance Series medal and a guaranteed entry into the 2025 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Bank of America Chicago Distance Series


Long recognized as an annual rite of spring, a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and the kickoff to the outdoor running season in Chicago, Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle treats participants to a scenic 8K run through downtown Chicago. The 2024 event took place on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

Learn more about the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

Please note that only the 8K Run provides eligibility for the Chicago Distance Series.


The Bank of America Chicago 13.1 offers participants 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.


Every October, participants from across the country and around the world unite on the streets of Chicago to conquer 26.2 miles and call themselves Bank of America Chicago Marathon finishers! The race welcomes thousands of runners across the finish line, setting countless personal bests and five world records. The 2024 event will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2024.

View the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Index to see organizations with available entries for the 2024 event.

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