43rd CHICAGO MARATHON

SUNDAY 11th OCTOBER 2020

A race for all! Running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is an accomplishment for elite athletes and everyday runners. A personal dream to reach the finish line in Grant Park!
The best record registered was 2 h 03 min 45 s by Kenyan Dennis Kimetto.

In 2019, during the 42nd edition, Kenyan Lawrence Cherono wins in 2h 05 min 45s and seesthe victory of a new women’s world record with Kenyan Brigid Kosgei who wins in 2h 14min 04s.

Participants : 45 000 runners

  • Departure time: 7h30
  • Age limit: 16 years
  • Time limit: 6h30
  • Place of departure and arrival: GRAND PARK

A flat route, very fast! A marathon that crosses one of the most beautiful cities in the United States, pleasant, lively, magnificent with is skyscrapers on the shores of Lake Michigan, true inland sea.

Marathon starts in :

Police formalities:

Valid passport. It is mandatory that you complete the Electronic Travel Authorization on the ESTA website at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/. Beware, fake sites exists go well on the official website indicated above. This authorization is paid ($14) and can be made up to 72 hours before your departure but it is recommended to make it at least 2 months before departure.
If you are transiting through Canada, you must have to complete a electronic travel authorization (ETA) application at www.canada.ca. This is payable (CAN$7) and is valid for 5 years.

Excluded from the Visa Exemption Program are:
Dual nationals who are also nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan or North Korea
· Travellers to Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, Somalia or North Korea after 01.03.2011 (possible exceptions in some individual cases). Requests for this information are made online as part of the ESTA application).

Program example: 5 days/ 4 nights

(This is a suggestion: we offer our runners an “à la carte” stay, so you can choose your arrival and departure days, type of pension).

On Lake Michigan, Illinois, Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States. Famous for its bold architecture, its skyline is punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, the Willis Towers (formerly Sears Tower, culminating at 442m) and the neo-gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute.

Depending on your arrival time, you can visit Chicago by minibus.

Cross Chicago and some interesting neighborhoods on this award-winning 2 hour tour. For an even more complete experience, choose the optional 75 minute cruise to discover Chicago from land and water.Installation, night at the hotel of your choice.

Discover Chicago, its ghosts and gangsters. With a two hours historical tour, learn all about the ghosts and gangsters of Chicago. Immerse yourself in the dark side of the city by exploring the Loop district of Chicago.


Night at the hotel of your choice

Excursions possibilities: prices & reservations, contact us!

Departure time from GRANTPARK: 7h20 (chair) – 7h30 to 8h35

Time limit: 6h30

After-Race Party and Award Distribution to Winners in each Category

Free day for an individual discovery or excursions (contact us).

For example, visit the 2nd largest art museum in North America. Located next to Millennium Park, this world-class collection features more than 300,000 pieces of Impressionist and Post-impressionist paintings. Avoid expectations and book your wire-cut ticket.

Free day for an individual discovery or excursions (contact us).

Return flight to France, Germany or Switzerland. Night on board.

Do not hesitate to contact us for a personalized quote!

Our offers

  • Hôtel Ambassador Chicago 4*
  • Hôtel Holiday Inn 3* Suite Downtown
  • Hôtel Palmer House Hilton 4*

PRICE FROM: 630 € per person, 4 nights base double room from 10/09/20 to 11/12/20

Centrally located 6mn walk from Clark/Division Metro Station and approx. 3.5km from Millennium Park. Comfortable and elegant, 285 rooms with bathroom/WC, TV Sat., tea/coffee set, safe, heating/air conditioning. Restaurant and bar.

Arrival: from 15pm
Departure: until 12am

The price includes:

  • 4 nights at the Ambassador Chicago 4*

Not included:

  • International flights to Chicago
    Airport/ hotel/
  • airport transfers
  • The breakfasts
    Meals, drinks,
  • personal expenses, excursions
  • Single room supplement: contact us
  • Marathon entry: 520 € (including the bib, medal and official T-shirt)
  • The process by you to obtain the ESTA form
  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/insurance

 

Other length of stay and related services (excursions, transfers): contact us.

IMPORTANT: the race bib/entry to the Marathon can only be sold with a hotel reservation subject to availability at the time of booking.

PRICE FROM: 867 € per person, 4 nights, base double room, 9/10/20 to 13/10/20

3.2 km from the Field Museum and the aquarium Shedd, as well as a 7-minute walk from Union Station. Located near Willis Tower and the Chicago Loop. 148 rooms, bar-restaurant. High-speed Wifi access in rooms and common areas. Comfortable rooms with cable TV, air conditioning/heating.
Arrival: from 15pm
Departure: until 12am

The price includes:

  • 4 nights base double room at Holiday Inn & Suites 3*

Not included:

  • International flights to Chicago
    Airport/ hotel/ airport transfers
  • The breakfasts, meals, drinks,
  • personal expenses, excursions
  • Single room supplement: contact us
  • Marathon entry: 520€ (including the bib, medal and official T-shirt)
  • The process by you to obtain the ESTA form
  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/insurance
  • Other length of stay and related services (excursions, transfers): contact us.

Prices subject to availability at the time of booking.

IMPORTANT: the race bib/entry to the Marathon can only be sold with a hotel reservation subject to availability at the time of booking.

PRICE FROM: 1015 € per person, 4 nights, base double room, 10/09/20 to 10/13/20

Downtown, near to the Institute of Chicago, in the business district. Approx. 30km from the International Airport, 7mn walk from Millennium Station, next to Monroe Metro.

Superb hotel on 25 floors with restaurant, several bars, hairdresser, Wi-Fi access included.
Rooms with bathroom or shower/WC, hairdryer, telephone, safe, air conditioning/heating, Wi-Fi (extra).
Arrival: from 15h00 pm
Departure: until 11h00 am

The price includes:

  • 4 nights base double room at Holiday Inn & Suites 3*.

Not included:

  • International flights to Chicago
    Airport/ hotel/ airport transfers
  • The breakfasts
    Meals, drinks,
  • personal expenses, excursions
  • Single room supplement: contact us
  • Marathon entry: 520 € (including the bib, medal and official T-shirt)
  • The process by you to obtain the ESTA form
  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/insurance

Other length of stay and related services (excursions, transfers): contact us.

Prices subject to availability at the time of booking.

IMPORTANT: the race bib/entry to the Marathon can only be sold with a hotel reservation subject to availability at the time of booking.

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