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Event staff

Welcome to the event staff webpage! Below you will find information on the following:

  • Event staff registration
  • FAQ’s

The following information will help you navigate race week logistics. Along with an understanding of event staff expectations. More information will be provided this summer regarding the following:

  • Merchandise and credentials
  • Race Office
  • Event staff payments
  • Travel vouchers and meals

Event staff registration

Members of the event staff team will receive an invitation specific to your role. Your invitation will provide information on how to accept your role for race weekend. Before accepting your role:

  • Review your position’s statement of work
  • Confirm your profile information: address, emergency contact, sizes, etc.
  • Read and accept the event waiver
  • Review the code of conduct

Leading up to the event you will receive additional event communications. These communications will outline critical information related to your event role. Please add eventstaff@cemevent.com to your contacts to make sure you don’t miss any communications.

Existing users may login to their profile at cem.emos1.com.


FAQs

Planning is underway for the 43rd running of the Bank of America Chicago on Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Event organizers are working closely with the City of Chicago, including the Chicago Department of Public Health, to safely produce a race weekend experience for event attendees and the Chicago community.

The following FAQs are specific to event staff. For questions about the event please visit the FAQ page of chicagomarathon.com.  

How are you preparing for the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Will event staff be required to adhere to specific coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines?
We are working closely with the City of Chicago, including the Chicago Department of Public Health, to provide a safe and enjoyable race weekend experience for all event attendees. Preparations for the event will align with Chicago’s re-opening framework, including strict adherence to local and state coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines. We recognize guidance is likely to change between now and October. For this reason, the event will provide specific guidelines to event staff in the months leading up to race weekend.

When will you share more details about what event staff can expect for the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (requirements, mitigation efforts, operational changes, etc.)?

We are committed to sharing event plans in a measured way to ensure our updates reflect what you will see race weekend. Our team is developing operational plans for various scenarios. We anticipate having more specific updates about race weekend later this summer when we have a better understanding of the environment the event will operate in.

Will event staff be required to wear a face mask?

Preparations for the event will align with Chicago’s re-opening framework, including strict adherence to local and state coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines. While guidance continues to evolve, event staff should be prepared to wear a mask throughout race weekend.

The event will provide specific guidelines to event staff in the months and weeks leading up to race weekend.

Will the event require coronavirus (COVID-19) tests or vaccination to participate?

Preparations for the event will align with Chicago’s re-opening framework, including strict adherence to local and state coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines. While guidance continues to evolve, event staff may be asked to provide a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test result and/or proof of a complete vaccination series prior to working onsite.

The event is working to provide an update with specific guidelines to event staff in August.

What is the policy for rooming when a hotel room is provided?
Our team is developing operational plans for various scenarios. We anticipate having more specific updates about race weekend later this summer when we have a better understanding of the environment the event will operate in.  Based on information available to us at this time, event staff who qualify for hotel accommodations may be asked to share a room.