As an official partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Athletico will provide exclusive recovery and injury-prevention education to marathon participants throughout the season.
Athletico Physical Therapy has renewed its official partnership with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The multiyear partnership will also include the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle and Bank of America Chicago 13.1, which make up the Bank of America Chicago Distance Series. Athletico has been an official partner of the Chicago Marathon since 2004.
“Athletico has been an incredible supporter of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and we’re excited to announce our continued partnership,” says Carey Pinkowski, Bank of America Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director. “Getting to the start line injury free is a big concern for our participants and Athletico provides them with important resources to remain healthy from the launch of training to race day and beyond.”
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As an official partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Athletico will provide exclusive recovery and injury-prevention education to marathon participants throughout the season, including access to free 30-minute assessments with recommendations for treatment of aches, pains, or injuries. On race day, runners can jump start their recovery with complimentary stretching services and access to a variety of recovery tools from Athletico at the Post-Race Party. Spectators can also join Athletico’s Cheer Zone at the intersection of Clark & Diversey to cheer on runners along the course.
In addition, Athletico is committed to helping runners achieve their goals at all three events by ensuring they take care of themselves during the outdoor running season. As a supporting sponsor of the Shamrock Shuffle and Chicago 13.1, Athletico will also provide participants with recovery education, post-race stretching, and free assessments.
“We’re thrilled to continue to be part of the tradition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, providing injury-prevention services to runners from across the country,” says Athletico Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer Carrie Bienkowski. “With the return to 45,000 runners and the event’s one millionth finisher expected this year, we know that proper training and recovery are essential as these athletes push their physical limitations on race day. We’re looking forward to helping runners achieve their performance goals and cross the finish line injury free.”
Athletico’s Endurance and Hip Preservation specialists provide evaluation, treatment, and education for athletes in the prevention of endurance-related injuries throughout the Chicagoland area. Its team of professional endurance rehabilitation staff is specialized in analyzing injuries and working with runners to help them return to pre-injury performance levels, maximize their potential, and reduce risk of injury.