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Event Preparation Meeting

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 24, for the 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Event Preparation Meeting. The Event Preparation Meeting provides you with information to help you be successful in your event role. We encourage everyone to attend this meeting as an opportunity to learn more about the event. It is a time to go over new initiatives and meet with the individuals you will be working with race weekend. Please note that all invitees will have access to the presentations after the meeting. Those that do not attend the meeting are required to view the presentations in advance of race week.

Saturday, September 24

You should have received an email inviting you to your specific breakouts for the meeting. If you have not received that email, contact


UIC Forum
725 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago IL 60608

What to expect

The meeting format includes a general event overview presentation and breakout sessions for specific programs. Most breakout sessions will take place following the general event overview. However, a few breakouts are before the larger presentation. Please see the meeting schedule below for the timing of each breakout session.

Coffee and light refreshments will be available before the general event overview.

The meeting will conclude at 12 p.m.

General event overview

The general event overview will take place at 9:30 a.m. This presentation provides important details for this year’s event. Attendance for this portion of the meeting Is critical to all event roles and will provide answers to many commonly asked questions.

View Jake Fedorowski’s presentation

View the Hands Only CPR video

Breakout sessions

If you have any questions about which breakout session you should attend based on your role, please contact your manager.

8:30 a.m.: Early breakouts


9:30 a.m.: General event overview

11:00 a.m.: Breakout sessions

Course aid stations
Finish line
Grant Park participant services
Harrison Volunteer Compound
Start line