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ILD Race to Stop MS logo 300 x 225.jpgInformation for Bank of America Chicago Marathon Participants

Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Join the Race to Stop MS team and run on behalf of the National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter!

ILD Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2012 cropped logo Race to Stop MS Benefits:

  • Personalized fundraising web page to help reach fundraising goal
  • Race to Stop MS racing singlet upon reaching $300 in donations
  • Free membership/training in CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association) – local runners only
  • Invitations to cultivation events and fundraising celebrations
  • Fundraising guide, tips, encouragement, experience to help you reach your goals!
  • Exhilaration of doing good for others while doing well yourself!

Here's how it works.

Step One: First, you register with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Step Two: Then, come back here and register for Race to Stop MS. Just click the Register link at the top of the left sidebar on any Race to Stop MS page.

Step Three: Once you're fully registered, you'll have access to the National MS Society's online tools to help you reach out to family, friends, and associates, tell your personal story, raise funds, and keep track of your fundraising efforts.

That's all there is to it!

We ask that you commit to a suggested fundraising minimum of $300**--but we encourage you to raise all you can! Monies raised through Race to Stop MS help the Greater Illinois Chapter fund programs, services, and cutting-edge research to benefit the 20,000 people living with MS in Illinois.

Greater Illinois Chapter staff are always available to answer your questions and help you register and use our fundraising tools. If you need help, contact us.

(**Note: Post-close Chicago Marathon participants are required to raise a minimum of $1,000 by race day.)