Join the 2018 Marathon Team!

Cross the marathon finish line on October 7, 2018, with Team Chicago Lights! Charity registration is officially open for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

  • Slots are awarded on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • Returning Team Chicago Lights runners receive a $100 fundraising credit towards their $1,500 goal.
  • Refer a friend and earn another $100 credit.

Contact Lauren Suppes at or 312.981.3383 for details.


  • Personally supporting Chicago Lights’ five outreach programs
  • Guaranteed entry with commitment to fundraising minimum
  • Option to reimburse registration fees for exceeding fundraising goals
  • Partnership with Run For Change‘s Coach Denise Sauriol, who has run over 75 marathons!
  • Support from Balance Chicago for injury screens, PT, and chiropractic services
  • Dedicated monthly meetings with guest speakers on a variety of topics (training, nutrition, injury prevention, yoga, etc.)
  • Chicago Lights technical running shirt
  • A personal donation page, fundraising materials, and support
  • Race weekend pasta dinner
  • Post event party


Thank you to the 2017 Chicago Lights Marathon Team and all of their supporters for raising nearly $80,000 for Chicago Lights!


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2017 Chicago Lights Marathon Team

Vern Broders
Chris Carroll
Matt Cleaver
Julie Cook
Robert Crouch
Stephanie Davis
Max Downham
Anne Ellis
Debbie Frisch
Lauren Frisch
Michelle Frisch
Kim Grady
Chris Hansen
Shannon Kershner
Emily Lane
Jessica Licea
Nick Liguras
Brad Lillie
Mollie Linn
Brian Locke
Sloane Madden
Ann Mellot
Rick Miller
Abby Mohaupt
Ned Morley
Don Nelson
Daniel Park
Tom Payne
Phil Richardson
Erica Schemper
Jake Schemper
Arturo Silva
Kate Solis Silva
Ulises Silva
Nik Staver
Carrie Stern
Lauren Suppes
Annette Tomal
Grace Turner
Ken Walker
Daniel Weber
Angie Semler Welch

For more information about running the marathon for Chicago Lights, contact Lauren Suppes at or 312.981.3383.