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About

Half Marathon Team PicTeam Cure It is a group of passionate, giving and hard working runners committed to the kids in our community who are fighting for their lives. We come together so that all fighters, survivors and siblings affected by childhood cancer are given the chance to play, thrive and live their lives to the fullest.

Team Cure It is always looking for new team members and races to participate in. We currently have large teams participating in the following races:

  • Shamrock Shuffle 8k
  • Kures for Kids 5k Fun Run
  • Chicago Half Marathon
  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon
  • Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon

Team Cure It Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runner* Benefits:

  • BoA Logo TransparentGuaranteed entry to the Bank Of America Chicago Marathon
  • Waived registration fee*
  • Complimentary training with your choice of CARA or Kopf Running
  • Team Cure It DriFit t-shirt
  • Support Crew apparel for your family and friends
  • Monthly newsletters that include race info, training tips, recipes and more
  • Race day Team Cure It cheer squad pushing to the finish
  • Personal fundraising page where friends and family can donate to The Cure It Foundation in your honor
  • Access to Team Cure It race day headquarters for family & friends PLUS post-race lunch & celebration
  • Post-race dinner celebration
*Bank of America Chicago Marathon Runners Only - If you are unable to raise the minimum fundraising goal of $1,000, your credit card will be charged the remaining balance of your fundraising goal 4 weeks after the Chicago Marathon (November 6, 2016).

Events

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
October 9, 2016

*Please note: Runners must commit to raising a minimum of $1000 for Team Cure It if registered by April 12th, 2016. Fundraising minimum increases to $1500 for Team Cure It for those runners registering with our team after April 12th.

BoA Logo TransparentSchedule of Events:

Friday, October 7 Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up McCormick Place 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 8 Abbott Health & Fitness Expo; Packet pick-up McCormick Place 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 9 Grant Park,Chicago 7:20 a.m. - Marathon Wheelchair Start 7:21 a.m. - Marathon Handcycle Start 7:22 a.m. - Athletes with Disabilities Start (AWD) 7:30 a.m. - Wave 1 Start 8 a.m. - Wave 2 Start 9 a.m. - Spectator access to Grant Park begins 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Bank of America Chicago Marathon 27th Mile Post-Race Party; Grant Park, Butler Field

For more information, visit the Bank of America Chicago Marathon website.

Chicago Half Marathon/5K
September 25, 2016

Schedule of Events:

Friday, September 23 Health & Fitness Expo 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Location TBA

Saturday, September 24 Health & Fitness Expo 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location TBA

Sunday, September 25 4:15 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.- Shuttle bus pick up at Millennium Park and the Belmont "L" Station 5:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Gear check 5:00 a.m. - Will call opens 6:00 a.m. - Lake Shore Drive closes (between 31st and 67th Streets) 6:45 a.m. - Half marathon corrals close 6:57 a.m. - Wheelchair start (half marathon) 7 a.m. - Chicago Half Marathon start

For more information, visit the Chicago Half Marathon website.

Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon
October 23, 2016

More Information Coming Soon!

Visit the Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon website.

Team Cure It FAQ

How long after I register will my runner profile be on the website?
Runner profiles will be active immediately on https://www.crowdrise.com/TeamCureIt2016
Can I change my profile text or picture after filling out the registration form?
Yes. You can manage your runner profile within your Crowdrise account. Email any questions to jordan@faceitfightitcureit.org.
Where is the team total fundraising amount and goal located?
The overall Team Cure It fundraising total and individual runner goals can be found on the Team Cure It website (www.teamcureit.com) under "About Us."
Are donations tax deductible?
Yes, all donations to Team Cure It are tax dedictible as they are straight cash donations.
Who pays for my registration fee?
Team Cure It will be invoiced for Chicago Marathon runner registration fees ONLY. Team Cure It Chicago Marathon runners are not responsible for their registration fees, as long as their specific fundraising goal is reached ($1,000). Half Marathon runners pay their own fees.
What are the fundraising goals for each race?
The fundraising goal for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is $1,000 for pre-lottery registration -or- $1500 for post-lottery registration. The recommended fundraising goal for the Half Marathon is $500.

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