Jack’s Marathon Team

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JOIN JACK’S TEAM and FIGHT BACK:  Jack’s Team was established in 2005 when a group of athletes came together to join the fight against melanoma.  We invite athletes of varied experience from all stages in life to join Jack’s Team.  Your fundraising efforts and dedication to raising awareness will truly make a difference.  Our success stems from a unique STRENGTH, PASSION and FOCUS each member brings to the team. Contact us for more information or click on the marathon logos below.

Official Marathon Charity for 12 Years

We’re proud of our continued partnership as an Official Charity Partner with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the TCS-New York City Marathon.

Click on logos below for specific team details


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As an official charity, Jack’s Team often has guaranteed entries available to participants who pledge to meet a minimum fundraising goal. Monies raised benefit the Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund and drive vital research and awareness programs approved or provided by the Fund.


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Independent Races

Many runners have joined Jack’s Team for an event they select on their own. The following is a sampling of the races these independent (and sometimes one runner) teams have chosen.

  • Boston Marathon
  • Marine Corps Marathon
  • Naperville Marathon
  • Chicago Half Marathon
  • St. Louis Rock ‘N Roll 1/2 Marathon
  • Chicago Rock ‘N Roll 1/2 Marathon
  • Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon
  • Vancouver Marathon
  • Virtual Runner
  • Be our First Triathlete!
  • And More !

Getting started is super easy.  We are here to help you with your own personal journey.

Start a TEAM!

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

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Join Jack’s Team for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon or TCS-NYC Marathon!

Guaranteed entries into the TCS-New York City Marathon and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Make a difference in the fight against melanoma. We welcome pre-lottery, post-lottery and runners with their own entries.

Learn How to Join