Marine Corps Marathon

“The People’s Marathon”

OCTOBER 28, 2018

 We have bibs and would be honored to have you Join Jack’s Team and the fight against melanoma!

Minimum Fundraising Goal of $250 when runner pays entry fee.

Your fundraising will benefit veteran’s fighting the disease.

Join Jack's Chicago Marathon Team

Despite coming from different backgrounds and levels of running experience, each of our team members share a passion for the cause. Many of them are survivors, family members of survivors, or lost a loved one to melanoma. It is their dedication that helps spread awareness and educate others in the fight against this disease.  




  • Personal website for online fundraising.
  • Jack’s Team Swag – ASICS tech race shirt, hat, sunscreen, lip balm, longsleeve cotton shirt and more.
  • FREE team training by RRCA certified coach and Jack’s Marathon Team member.
  • Facebook Group Page for sharing ideas and experiences with your teammates.
  • Team/Group Runs, Virtual Team Runs and Live Q&A with team coach.
  • Nutrition Tips
  • Individualized Training Schedules
  • Team incentive prizes for meeting or exceeding fundraising goals.
  • Dedication Runs
  • Pre-Race Team Pasta Dinner (free to Jack’s Team members).
  • Race Day Tent at Start and Finish (family members welcome).


  • All runners joining the team are encouraged to raise $450 OR …. Pay your own entry fee ($160) and fundraising minimum is $250.
  • Special fundraising incentives (prizes) to be announced at a later date.
  • Jack’s Team provides a free online fundraising page and other fundraising support. 


Meet or exceed the fundraising goal, hotel, transportation and registration.

Submit an application to join JMT2018 – MCM. Click Join Jack’s Team button above and complete the following forms:

  1. Submit the following JMT forms:

2.  Register with the Marine Corps Marathon using the Jack’s Team unique link (sent to you after all forms have been received) Registration fee is $160 / Fundraising is $250.


Since 2005, Jack’s Marathon Teams have raised over $600,000.

Proceeds drive vital research and awareness programs approved or provided by the Fund.

Funds raised by the JMT-MCM will be directly sent to a veteran hospital for melanoma research.

What We Do:

  • funding research to outsmart the disease
  • doing everything we can to prevent the disease
  • empowering, informing and supporting melanoma families
  • advocating for public policies
  • rallying melanoma families to get involved in the fight

Deployed military at higher risk to develop disease – Click here to read more: Melanoma News Today, Skin Cancer Foundation 

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