Team Girl Up will make its debut at the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016. With a flat and fast course in one of the world’s most magnificent cities, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.
Already have your bib for the marathon? Join Team Girl Up and fundraise for girls’ empowerment around the world. (Note: Girl Up no longer has guaranteed entries available. You need to have already secured your race bib to join our team.)
You don’t need to be an experienced endurance runner to be part of Team Girl Up. We are looking for runners with a passion for making a difference in the lives of girls around the world.
Team Girl Up is a community of runners, coaches and Girl Up staff dedicated to supporting the empowerment of girls everywhere. Members of Team Girl Up know that girls are powerful, and they are committed to fundraising for Girl Up so that all girls—no matter where they are born—can reach their full potential. Learn more about Team Girl Up’s benefits and expectations.