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$25 per order includes a special 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Ventra Farecard, $20 of transit value, and shipping and handling to US addresses. International Shipping is not available.
CTA is the best way to get around Chicago! Arrive in Chicago and tap your new Ventra card on CTA buses and trains. CTA serves both Midway and O’Hare international airports.
Download the Ventra App for more: Register your new card, use the $20 value to buy unlimited ride passes, load more value, and add your card to Apple or Google wallets.
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CTA fare and pass information is available at transitchicago.com/fares.
The Chicago Transit Authority is a convenient and affordable transit option for runners and their families to get to the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon at Grant Park on Sunday, October 10, and the 2021 Abbott Health & Fitness Expo at McCormick Place on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9, 2021.
Purchase your commemorative 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Ventra Card in advance to cut down on travel times and avoid long lines at rail station vending machines.
- Purchase a pass with your transit value for added convenience and unlimited rides throughout your stay
- The card is reloadable. Transit value can be added online at ventrachicago.com, via the Ventra App, at Ventra Vending Machines at CTA rail stations, at participating local retailers, or over the phone by calling 877-669-8368
- Simply touch your Card to the yellow target on the card reader and go!
Souvenir 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Ventra Cards cost $5 and are available to order with preset Transit Value of $20 for a total of $25.
Your card will be mailed in advance of the event. Orders can be shipped to U.S. addresses ONLY starting August 30, 2021.
Orders will be accepted online through September 16, 2021.
$20 + $5
$20 Transit Value
- Add as much value as you need; can be reloaded at any time
- Can pay for up to 7 riders at one time with transit value
- Good for travel on all CTA buses and trains and Pace suburban bus
- Metra tickets can be purchased on the Ventra App
All sales are final. No refunds for unused passes or transit value.
Registering your card is optional but has many benefits including account balance protection if your card is lost or stolen, and easy account management online, via the Ventra App, or by phone. The $5 purchase fee for Commemorative Ventra Cards is not returned as transit value.
Register your card at ventrachicago.com, via the Ventra app, or by calling 877-669-8368.
Questions? Contact Ventra at 877-669-8368.