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Join TeamJUF at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon!

For the first time ever, registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be decided by lottery. Lucky for you, TeamJUF has GUARANTEED ENTRIES, including FREE marathon registration! 

Avoid the hassle and stress of registration while raising money for your community by joining TeamJUF. TeamJUF members don't just race for the finish line-they go the distance to help thousands of people throughout Chicago and around the world, and they have a blast doing it!

Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF) is focused on helping people in need, rescuing Jews in danger, and keeping Jewish life strong. JUF funds a network of nearly 70 agencies and programs that care for 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths and two million Jews in Israel and around the world. 

Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now CLOSED.
Lucky for you, TeamJUF has post-lottery guaranteed entries.
But space is limited, so sign-up TODAY!

 

TeamJUF Benefits 

  • A GUARANTEED spot in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, including FREE registration.
  • Discounted and fully supported marathon training with The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA)
  • TeamJUF technical running shirts
  • Personalized fundraising webpage and ongoing fundraising and social media support
  • Weekly team emails with fundraising strategies and tips, training info, and JUF updates
  • Team kickoff event
  • Prizes for top fundraisers
  • Fun runs and other social opportunities
  • Pre-race day pasta dinner
  • Race day amenities
  • Post-race  celebrations

Fundraising

TeamJUF members will be asked to commit to a fundraising minimum (see below), in addition to a runner's individual 2014 JUF Annual Campaign gift. Runners will be provided with their own personalized fundraising webpage and will have ongoing fundraising and social media support from JUF.

Registration

Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now closed. If you entered the lottery, you will be notified of your selection status on Monday, April 14.

Please read below the available post-lottery registration options to be a part of TeamJUF.


Non-Guaranteed Entry

Runners who enter the lottery system AND win a spot in the Chicago Marathon can still join TeamJUF. You will be required to commit to a fundraising minimum of $500 for the 2014 JUF Annual Campaign. This minimum is in addition to a runner's individual 2014 JUF Annual Campaign gift. To sign up for TeamJUF, please click here.

Post-Lottery Guaranteed Entry (Limited Spots Available NOW)

Runners who entered the lottery system and did NOT receive a spot in the Chicago Marathon are still eligible for a post- lottery guaranteed entry with TeamJUF. Those who gain a post-lottery guaranteed entry will be required to commit to a fundraising minimum of $1,500 for the 2014 JUF Annual Campaign.  This minimum is in addition to a runner's individual 2014 JUF Annual Campaign gift. There are limited spots available and will be offered starting on Thursday, April 8, once the lottery is closed. For a post-lottery guaranteed spot, please contact Shana Sternberg at 312-357-4888 or email marathon@juf.org

Volunteer

Not a runner? You can still be a part of TeamJUF. Volunteer on race day (October 12, 2014) to cheer on TeamJUF and the other 45,000 Marathon runners. There will be a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Details to follow.

Training

As a charity partner with CARA, TeamJUF runners will be provided the opportunity to have discounted and fully supported marathon training with CARA.  To learn more or sign-up for their marathon training program, visit their website at http://cararuns.org/Join%20CARA.aspx.

CARA

Contact TeamJUF

If you have any other questions, please contact Shana Sternberg at 312-357-4888 or email marathon@juf.org.

 

Check out a post-marathon "Thank You" video that Tiger Safarov, a 2013 TeamJUF member, created to thank all of his supporters:

 


 Check out TeamJUF pictures from the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon: