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October 7, 2012

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

logan.jpgJoin Team CdLS in Chicago and run for a purpose. 


Team CdLS is still recruiting participants who have already registered for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon to join the CdLS Foundation's charity team.


Turn your passion for running into a means to raise awareness of, and funds for, CdLS and the CdLS Foundation. Your run provides help and hope for people with CdLS and those who care for them. Ninety percent of every dollar raised supports program and services offered by the CdLS Foundation--the only organization dedicated to CdLS in the country.

Team CdLS runner amenities include:

  • Weekly training guides sent via email from our experienced running coach.
  • Team CdLS singlet and goodie bag
  • Team mentors available to answer your questions and provide guidance
  • Fundraising tools, including incentives and your own Web page
  • Pre-race session with our running coach
  • Pre-race pasta dinner for you and your guests catered by Lou Malnati's
  • Entrance into the Balboa Hospitality Tent offering food, massages and gear checks
  • Race day support and cheering section at five course locations
  • Post-race celebration dinner

Team CdLS Runners are required to:

(Post-close entries are still available only through the CdLS Foundation, email Gail to reserve your spot)


About CdLS

CdLS is a genetic syndrome that occurs in about 1 in 10,000 births. Common medical problems include gastroesophageal reflux, bowel obstruction, hearing loss, and congenital heart defects. Although individuals with CdLS range from mildly to severely affected, most have similar physical characteristics: small size, hands and feet; thin eyebrows that meet in the middle; long eyelashes; upturned nose; and thin, downturned lips. Some individuals have limb differences, including missing fingers or arms, and partial joining of the toes.