Giving To Concordia

CUChicago Marathon Team

Running for Another 150 Years

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

The Team has Committed to Run 26.2 Miles. What Will You Commit? 

Bank of America Chicago Marathon


    Help team members reach their fundraising goals through individual giving or corporate sponsorships.
    Raise awareness through word of mouth and your social networks. Twitter & Instagram
    Save the date - Sunday, October 12! Sprited people are needed race day, especially to man our cheer stations at Miles 4 & 18. 
    Want to be on the team but the date or distance doesn't work? Complete a race (half or full marathon) and recive official team benefits. 


Any friend of Concordia University Chicago whether alumni, student, faculty, staff, parent or community member can join the CUChicago Marathon Team. Simply commit to train and complete the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon or another half or full marathon on behalf of Concordia (on/before Oct. 31). Pledge to raise the $1,000 minimum fundraising goal. 

CARA MembershipIn return, Concordia will reimburse your race entry and provide an official CUC Marathon Team Shirt for use during training and on race day. We'll also provide Marathon Training through regular e-mails, access to Concordia coaches and discounted entry to CARA marathon training program, as well as Fundraising Support including individual web page to personalize your efforts. Learn more about CARA Membership benefits.

To join the team, contact the Concordia University Chicago Foundation Office toll free at 866-448-3867 or

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