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Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sunday 8th October 2023

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Why book with Marathon Tours & Travel?

Run an Abbott World Marathon Major in Chicago with us in October. Stay at our hotel located an easy walk away from the start and finish.

Guaranteed entry

With Marathon Tours & Travel you can buy guaranteed entry into this iconic Marathon if you also buy our accommodation package. Booking a package with us gives you a guaranteed place without the need to qualify or enter a lottery.

Activities included

Join team Marathon Tours & Travel as we are there for you to make your trip a success. Optional activities with your fellow runners and our staff include: welcome meet and greet, escorted trip to the Expo, orientation run with sightseeing, Saturday pasta dinner and post race celebrations.

Excellent Accommodation

Our 4* hotel in the theatre district, the perfect location and only 15 minutes walk to marathon start/finish area. Renaissance Chicago Downtown hotel is a first class experience where you can swim in the indoor pool, unwind with a drink at the rooftop bar with views of Chicago skyline and river walk. Chicago’s famous attraction are only steps away.

Marathon Tours & Travel Chicago Marathon package includes the following;

  • 4* accommodation for 3, 4 or 5 nights
  • Hotel taxes
  • Complimentary use of hotel fitness centre and indoor pool
  • Welcome meet and greet
  • Guidance and support from Marathon Tours & Travel team in Chicago
  • Escorted visit to Marathon Expo & Registration
  • Orientation Run from hotel to include start/finish area and some sights
  • Pre-race pasta dinner
  • Post-race celebration get together
  • Packages are financially covered by ABTA


Also Available

  • Guaranteed Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2023 Entry at £399  

Chicago Marathon 2023

Your experiencePrice fromDate Time Availability
Chicago Marathon 2023From £839.00 08/10/23 


Thursday - Arrival Day

Make your way to Chicago and on arrival check in to your hotel. Hotel rooms are usually ready after 4pm; if you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage with the hotel concierge and explore the city and surrounds. Marathon Tours & Travel team will be available in your hotel today to meet and answer any questions you might have. We are staying at the at Renaissance Chicago Downtown. Ideally situated on the South Loop of downtown Chicago, our hotel is just one block from the CIBC Theatre, located near Millennium Park, Willis Tower and only 15 minutes’ walk to Grant Park (race start and finish area).

Friday - Expo & Sightseeing Run

Today is the best day to visit the Marathon Expo and collect your race pack. The Abbott Health & Fitness Expo is held at McCormick Place Convention Centre, its free and open to the public. There is plenty to see and do so we suggest you allow time to collect your race documents, shop from the many exhibitors, listen to the experts and enjoy the pre-race vibe. There will be opportunities, morning & afternoon to meet with your Marathon Tours & Travel team at the hotel to travel together to the Marathon Expo. Early evening, we invite you to join your Marathon Tours & Travel team for an easy run to stretch the legs. The route is not expected to be longer than 5km and will pass alongside the river and lakefront, and through Grant Park. Supporters are very welcome to join too.

Saturday - Preparation Day & Dinner

There is an organised race that takes place which you can choose to take part in. To register for and learn more about the Abbott Chicago 5K visit If you didn’t collect your bib yesterday, please do so today. There is no possibility of bib collection on race day. The rest of the day and evening is free for you to enjoy Chicago at your leisure. This evening join Marathon Tours & Travel and your fellow runners for a pre-race pasta dinner.

Sunday - Race Day & Celebrations

This is the day you have trained so hard for! The race start area is an easy 15 minutes’ walk from our hotel. The Marathon Tours & Travel staff will be available to assist you with directions to the start or to join you if you wish. Family and friends can travel by public transport or on foot to support and spectate along the race route or join our team at a cheer point on the marathon route. The Marathon Tours & Travel team will be happy to advise. After the race make your way back to the hotel, freshen up, relax and gaze at your lovely new shiny medal…you worked hard for it! This evening meet your Marathon Tours & Travel team, fellow runners and supporters to celebrate your achievement!

Monday - Departure Day

Unless you have booked extra nights with us, please enjoy a leisurely morning, check out of your room this morning and we say thank you for joining us. It’s not goodbye but instead we’ll see you next time as we hope you will join us for another Marathon Tours & Travel trip.



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