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Greater Illinois Chapter
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Chicago, IL, 60601
T: (312) 236-4491
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Team CF

Event Overview


CFFChicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon open registration is now closed... Team CF still has entries available!!! If you are interested in running the Chicago Marathon with Team CF please contact Amy Kozyra at or (312)236-4491 x100.

You must have a confirmed Chicago Marathon entry to register with Team CF's marathon team.

There are many ways to get involved in Team CF to make a positive impact on the lives of the over 30,000 people living with Cystic Fibrosis. Join Team CF at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon or compete in any endurance sport of your choice in the country.

Whether you are an expert fundraiser and want to learn to run a marathon or you are an avid runner and want to fundraise for the first time, we will be your support network every step of the way. No matter what you choose, we will provide you with a training plan as well as a personal fundraising webpage to make it easy for your friends and family to support you by donating online.

Join Team CF and achieve your personal fitness goals while raising awareness and funds in pursuit of a cure for those living with this chronic disease.

** If you would like to join Team CF for the Bank of Chicago Marathon or Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle please make sure you have a confirmed registration with the race before registering for Team CF. If you have questions please contact Amy Kozyra at or
(312)236-4491 x100

Team CF Benefits Include:
• Welcome Kit including: training tips and fundraising tools
• Exclusive Team CF racing singlet
• Kick-off to marathon training event (Chicago Marathon only)
• Pre & Post Marathon Team Celebration (Chicago Marathon only)
• Virtual and in-person training options with Coach Denise and Run for Change
• Personal online fundraising website

Registration fee is $40.00
(registration fee is not tax deductible)

Fundraising Commitments to Team CF:
We ask our each of our team members to committee to raising important funds to Add Tomorrows
• Open Registration Bank of America Chicago Marathon or marathon of your choice: $1,200
• Post Close Spots to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon: $1,300
• Shamrock Shuffle $250
• Half Marathon $500
• Pick your own race: $500

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Shamrock Shuffle Training Plan
Ways to Participate:

 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

 Shamrock Shuffle

 Chicago Triathlon

 Pick your Race 

Register for the Barrington 5k

Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), individuals who have ever had a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) complex shall not attend any Foundation events. These requirements are because CF germs can be passed between individuals who have CF. B. cepacia in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. CF germs are not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. At any outdoor event, people with CF should keep at least 6 feet away from others with CF.

Despite this policy, individuals with CF might choose to attend events without informing the CF Foundation or without the Foundation’s knowledge. If so, they do so at their own risk. The Foundation accepts no responsibility for any risk to health involved in attendance, or in any social contact between persons with CF. For more information, please visit

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.