Registration has been halted for the 2013 Chicago Marathon while organizers try to work with Active.com to fix the glitch in the system. A message on the marathon Facebook page said, “We are incredibly sorry that runners interested in signing up for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon experienced such difficulties today. We have been working nonstop with our registration provider to find the root of the problem and a solution.”
Currently there are 15,000 spots left for runners looking to run in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Registration has been halted. When registration will be re-opened has yet to be determined, “We do not plan on reopening registration within the next two days. We will provide another update on registration by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Thursday.”
Many registrants were charged more than once, which set off a flurry of comments and e-mails to the race organizers. Not to worry, everyone who was charged more than once will be taken care of, “For those that were charged more than once, our registration provider Active.com is in the process of refunding any duplicate charges and will notify these participants.”
Often over looked charity spots are an alternate way into the big race. These spots are normally open for months after registration has been closed, click here for a list of the charities connected with the marathon.
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