Lotteries Open For Two Great Marathons – And A Great Credit Card To Start For Free Travel

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    Last week, the lottery period opened for both the Chicago Marathon and the Marine Corps Marathon, two big, great marathons that take place in the fall each year. With the tens of thousands of interested runners, both marathons rely on a lottery system to fairly allow for the selections to be made. Chicago Marathon This year’s Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 11. Here are the details: Lottery entry open through April 21 Registration cost: $185 for those residing in the US / $210 for those residing outside the US Notification to selected runners will occur on April 28 Runners will have one week from the time of notification to pay their registration to secure their starting spot Lottery registration link There are other ways to get in beside the lottery. If you have finished at least 5 Chicago Marathons in the past 10 years, you are guaranteed entry. You can also guarantee an entry with a qualifying time – for men, it is under 3:15 for the marathon, for women... The post Lotteries Open For Two Great Marathons – And A Great Credit Card To Start For Free Travel appeared first on Running with Miles.

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