You can still fundraise for Opportunity Knocks and be eligible for entry reimbursement with a $1,250 fundraising minimum!
Guaranteed Entry Application Window: October 17th, 2022 – November 17th, 2022
Application Period Closes: January 31st, 2023
Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Sunday, October 8th, 2023
Fundraising Deadline: November 9th, 2023
Please contact Madelyn Wilson with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be received by Noon, Jan. 31, 2023 in order to be considered for one of Opportunity Knocks’ guaranteed entry into the 2023 Chicago Marathon.
Application received during the 2023 Guaranteed Entry Application Window (October 17th-November 17th): $1,250
Application received after the 2022 Guaranteed Entry Application Window (November 17th-January 31st, 2023): $1,750
Register for the Chicago Marathon
Register to run the Bank of American Chicago Marathon with Opportunity Knocks on the Charity Application page. All runners must pay their entry fee. Once you reach your fundraising minimum Opportunity Knocks will refund your entry fee! Once the waivers have been completed and reviewed, you will be sent a link to register with Team OK
Create Fundraising Page
Create your personal fundraising page through Kindful, our fundraising platform!
Once you have filled out the waiver and been approved for our OK Marathon Charity Entry, Maddy will send a direct link to Kindful in order to set up a personal page.
Opportunity Knocks is dedicated to enriching life and community. We exist to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they live, work, learn, grow and connect within their community.
We believe in a dynamic, person-centered, and community-based approach to programming that engages the voice of all Warriors thrives on interdependent connections, encourages exploration, centers on holistic wellness, and fostering healthy relationships.
Keep an eye on the weather forecast! You’ll know if yah need a raincoat or not on Marathon Day!
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon start line is located in Grant Park at the intersection of Columbus Drive and Monroe Street.