The Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team is set out to break records (we’re talking personal bests) and change children’s lives. Last year, our racing team ran both the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the Chicago Half Marathon, raising more than $100,000.
When you run with Big Shoulders, you’re not alone. We provide the support you need to make your fundraising goal and prepare you to run your best race possible.
✶ Complimentary training from Chicago Area Runners Association or Chicago Endurance Sports
✶ Personal website for fundraising
✶ Fundraising tips and support
✶ Monthly e-newsletter
✶ Training kick-off event
✶ Pre and post race celebration
✶ Running shirt
✶ Student notes during training
✶ Team-building events like service days and socials
✶ Register for a race!
■ The Chicago Half Marathon
■ Or any other race in your zone of comfort!
✶ Pay your entrance fee (depending on race)
✶ Set-up your personal fundraising page
✶ Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runners fundraise a minimum of $1,250 if they register by November 30, 2021. The fundraising minimum for runners who register between December 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022 is $1,750.
All funds raised will benefit Big Shoulders Fund.
✶ Chicago Half Marathon runners commit to $500
✶ Run your race
Most importantly, your commitment can transform a student’s life.
For More Information
Feel free to contact Kevin Pitts if you have any questions.
Assistant Director, Next Generation and Events
312.566.4403 ✶ firstname.lastname@example.org