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Volunteer opportunities

Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Pre-Race Projects

Chicago Event Management hosts volunteer projects in conjunction with the events that the company produces. These projects may include pre-event tasks such as stringing credentials and packing supplies, or post-event tasks such as sorting unused materials for recycling.

Music, food, and beverages are provided to all volunteers who contribute their energy and time!

Current pre-race projects are listed below. Click on a shift to register. Registered volunteers will receive a confirmation email with final details a day or two before the project.

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Important information

CEM Warehouse
1100 W. Cermak Road, Entrance C
Chicago, IL 60608

Enter the courtyard from Carpenter Street. Follow signage for Chicago Event Management.

Transportation and parking
View the CEM Warehouse map for directions and public transportation options to the facility. Please note that we ask volunteers not to park in the courtyard. Street parking is available nearby.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at volunteer@cemevent.com

Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K

Saturday, October 7

Chicago is more than just a big city. It’s a city of neighborhoods and people that represent vibrant and diverse backgrounds and cultures. The Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K celebrates international running as a part of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon weekend.  The race will step off from Federal Plaza in the heart of downtown Chicago,  run through downtown taking runners on a 3.1-mile tour of the city, and end in Grant Park.

Volunteers will support participants throughout the race in various roles. Visit chicago5k.com/volunteer to learn more and to register!