Giving To Concordia

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Running for Another 150 Years

This year Concordia University Chicago will participate as an affiliate charity of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. You are invited to join the CUChicago Marathon Team to help continue the legacy of the University for another 150 years. In 2013, CUChicago Marathon Team Members have raised more than $35,000 to support the new Center for Literacy or Fitness Center.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Race Entry in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon or race of choosing

Official CUC Marathon Team Shirt for use during training and on race day

Marathon Training through regular e-mails, access to Concordia
coaches and discounted entry to CARA marathon training program

Fundraising Support including individual web page to personalize your efforts


Complimentary Pre-Race Dinner with team on
Saturday, October 11

Race Weekend Shuttle from campus to Fitness Expo (Sat) &
Race Day Central (Sun)

Access to Race Day Central, Concordia's private space with gear check, bathrooms, pre-race warm-up area and post-race recovery amenities

Who is Able to Join the Team?

CUChicago Marathon Team Member Isabel Nunez

Any friend of Concordia University Chicago whether alumni, student, faculty, staff, parent or community member willing to:

Commit to train for and complete the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 12. Team members can alternately choose to complete another half or full marathon on behalf of Concordia (Sept. 1 – Oct. 31).

Pledge to donate $100 toward your $1,000 fundraising goal to support the new Center for Literacy OR Fitness Center.

Meet the Team Members who are already planning to compete in 2014 

Will You Run 26.2 for CUC? There are only 55 spots on the CUChicago Marathon Team. To join the cause, Complete and return a 2014 Commitment Form (PDF, 208K). Once this form has been approved, CUChicago Marathon Team members will receive additional registration instructions. Forms must be received by Friday, April 4, 2014 to be considered for participation.

Sponsor the Team

Corporations and Inviduals are invited to increase the race's impact by joining the CUChicago Marathon team as an event sponsor. In addition to tier-specific benefits, all partners receive recognition on the Concordia Marathon web page as well as in The Forester and have the the opportunity to share materials with the runners, volunteers and their supporters at Race Day Central on Sunday, October 12. 

 For additional information, please contact Eric Hawley '10, Gift Officer, at 708-209-2648 or

Thank You to Our 2013 Sponsors

Race Day Central Sponsored by

Ragnar Benson Construction



Additional Sponsors

Circle Lanes
Morgan Consulting LLC 
Spizzico Pizza & Pasta
Team Caciano
Trader Joe's
Visit Oak Park


QUESTIONS?  Contact the Concordia University Chicago Foundation Office toll free at 866-448-3867 or