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Team Morton Arboretum

Run the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and raise funds to support the Arboretum.

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Join Team Morton Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum is an official charity partner of the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Join Team Morton Arboretum, and raise funds to help plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

Team Morton Arboretum runners who register after the drawing closes commit to raising $1,750 or more in funds for The Morton Arboretum and, in exchange, will enjoy the following Team Arboretum benefits for the 2023 race:

  • Guaranteed, complimentary entry into the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
  • Two free AnyDay tickets to Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, usable even on sold-out nights, for runners who commit to Team Morton Arboretum by December 16, 2022
  • Complimentary six-month Morton Arboretum Morton 1-level membership for you or a friend
  • Complimentary 18-week Nike+ training plan
  • Complimentary access to Dick Pond Athletics Lisle summer marathon training program
  • Discount on the summer marathon training program through the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA)
  • Complimentary entry into a 2023 Morton Arboretum 10K or 5K race of your choice
  • Technical training t-shirt and race day singlet for reaching your fundraising goal
  • Pre-race pasta party on Thursday, October 5, 2023
  • Customizable fundraising page through Haku

If you are interested in running for Team Arboretum, register online beginning December 8. A member of the Arboretum’s Donor Relations team will follow up with next steps. Or, please feel free to email the Donor Relations team for more information.