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We’re Going the Distance - Join Us!

Our roster of Team U2FP runners and wheelers for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (BACM) on Sunday, October 11, 2020, continues to grow! We have half of our allocated spots filled, with a growing list of interested racers who have signaled their intent to join our team. So join Team U2FP for the Chicago Marathon today by clicking here right now!

We’re adding several new perks this year which include ongoing training tips posted on our blog; a Team Captain who will help create a fun and cohesive team experience (more on this soon); a Team U2FP technical shirt, and the addition of The August Training Jam, a celebration of our Team’s hard work, team spirit, and to thank all our runners and wheelers as they prepare for the final lap of their training. 

We are excited to add The Twin Cities Marathon (TCM), and 10-mile races in Minneapolis, MN on Sunday, October 4, 2020! TCM registration opens March 3rd-just a month away!  Team U2FP athletes can expect the same level of commitment, support, and cohesion that we strive for at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Send me an email today ( if you have questions, or want to join Team U2FP for the Twin Cities Marathon or 10-mile races! 

Remember that all Team U2FP racers receive the following:

  • Personalized Fundraising Page with your picture
  • Team U2FP Performance Shirt for the Race
  • Fundraising Toolkit Guide
  • Your Application Fee Reimbursed After the Race

Ready, set, go-lace up your shoes or get your racing chair tuned up and join Team U2FP ‘s effort to facilitate medical breakthroughs allowing those with spinal cord injury to overcome paralysis.