Jack’s Team Welcomes PRE-LOTTERY, Post-Lottery and

Legacy Runners.  Limited Entries.


Join Jack's Chicago Marathon Team


- Make a Difference in the Fight -

2015 GOAL:  Raise $100,000 for melanoma research and awareness.

In 2014, collectively Jack’s Marathon Teams raised over $73,000!



Past Team Members Stories and videos about


and follow this link to “Meet Jack”, the source of our own inspiration.




Join Jack's Chicago Marathon Team



Follow these 4 easy steps to join Jack’s Team


1.  Complete and submit JOIN JACK’S TEAM registration (click on link above).

2.  Return Fundraising Commitment and Donation Guarantee.

PRE-LOTTERY Minimum $1,200

Alumni PRE-LOTTERY Minimum $1,000

POST-LOTTERY Minimum $1,500

3.  Using code provided by Jack’s Team, register with the
Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

4.  Set up your personal fundraising page with Crowdrise (link below)

Train with the team and our Certified Coach, Everett Phillips

Click here to meet our Marathon Director, Carmen Valentino





marathon team 2007.slide showJack’s Team Member Perks

  • Alumni members of Jack’s Team receive personal invitations and special incentives.
  • Complimentary Entry – Qualify for free entry in Bank of America Chicago Marathon ($185 value) if fundraising total is at $500 by June 1, 2015.
  • Jack’s Team Swag -  ASICS tech race shirt, hat sunscreen, lip balm longsleeve cotton shirt and more …
  • Personal website for online fundraising.
  • Weekly DEDICATION runs.
  • FREE team training by RRCA certified coach and past Jack’s Marathon Team member.
    • Facebook Group Page for sharing ideas and experiences with your teammates.
    • Weekly TEAM runs at varied locations.
    • Nutrition tips.
    • Weekly coaching.
    • Individualized training schedules.
  • Team incentive prizes for meeting or exceeding fundraising goals.
  • Team Pasta Dinner – Free to Jack’s Team members.
  • Race Day Rally Stop for Supporters (13.2 mile).
  • Race Day Hospitality Room at The Congress Hotel over looking Michigan Avenue.
    • Convenient Gear Check included in room.
    • Massage
    • Food and Beverage
    • Indoor Potties
    • Family members welcome


JMT 2011 slide show

Minimum Fundraising Goals

  • All runners joining the team are encouraged to raise $1,200 (pre-lottery) and $1,500 (post-lottery).
  • Jack’s Team pays your entry fee ($185) into the Chicago Marathon if fundraising totals are at $500 by June 1, 2105.
  • Special fundraising incentives (prizes) to be announced at a later date.
  • Jack’s Team provides a free online fundraising page and other fundraising support. 

$1,200 (Pre-Lottery)

$1,000 (Alumni)

$1,500 (Post-Lottery)


Simply go to the START A FUNDRAISER link below to setup your personal page and then click the big FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button and you’ll instantly have your own fundraising page as a part of our Team – READ MORE

Fundraising Websites – Crowdrise




jf_jacksteam_6What We Ask of You

  • Join Jack’s Marathon Team 2015.
  • Register with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (code/link provided by Jack’s Fund).
  • Meet or exceed the fundraising goal.
  • Hotel and Transportation.






Jack’s Team Fundraising jf_jacksteam_1Success


Since 2005, Jack’s Marathon Teams have raised over $600,000. Proceeds benefit the Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund and drive vital research and awareness programs approved or provided by the Fund.

2011 Team Photo Gallery

2014 Team Why They Run

2012 Team Photo Gallery

2013 Team Why They Run

2012 ING NYC Marathon Team Photo Gallery



Click here for other Jack’s Team Events








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