LACE UP FOR LITERACY

Join the inaugural WITS Chicago Marathon charity team

Support WITS in spreading literacy across Chicago while running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 11th 2020. Accomplish your 26.2 dream and make every mile you run matter.

You’ll need your own Chicago Marathon entry (self-secured) and commit to raising a minimum of $500. If you’re not running but would still like to support, join us as a virtual runner and commit to raising a minimum of $500.

To join us, simply fill out the form below. Once the form is filled out, we will contact you with your very own fundraising page, an invitation to the happy hour event, social media templates, and other information to get you started.

Hit these fundraising goals and receive the following rewards:

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WITS orange running shoelaces


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WITS water bottle

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invite to WITS pasta party Oct. 9th

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WITS running t-shirt

Pledge your bib to WITS and receive the following perks:

Welcome Happy Hour on February 20th, 2020 at the Literacenter

  • Receive comprehensive fundraising guide and toolkit
  • Training tips and meet the runners

Run clubs

  • 13 miler lakefront running meet-up in early August
  • 20 miler lakefront running meet-up in mid-September

invitation to Pasta party event on October 9th 2020


Monthly emails with training tips and fundraising challenges

Sign up for the WITS Chicago Marathon Charity Team 2020

  • How much money would like to raise for WITS.