READ FIRST: To add an event to our listing, please visit our calendar page. On the page, click the "Submit Event" button in the top left corner. There, you will be able to create an account profile/login and follow the instructions to create a your listing. The process is fast, easy and a great way to raise awareness about your event.
Step-by-Step Submission Instructions:
On the calendar page, click the "Submit Event" (located in the top right hand corner of the calendar page)
Enter your login information, or create a new account (this is entirely free).
Once you login, you will be greeted with your profile information and the opportunity to change your information and password. If you need to make changes, do so at this time. If everything is current, proceed to adding your event by clicking "Add New Event" (button located in the top right side).
-If you have previously listed an event with us and would like to simply update the event, simply find your event on your profile page and edit it at this point.
Fill out the event information and click "Add Event" at the bottom of the page. Please make sure to properly categorize your event. If it is a class, label it as such.
-Do not label a class as "Running", "Triathlon", or any other sport classification.
After submitting your event, you will be taken back to your profile screen, but, if everything was sent correctly, you will now see your event listed above your profile information. Congratulations, you are done!
*6. Your event will NOT be posted immediately.
Chicago Athlete's staff will need to double-check that your event is appropriate and categorized properly before posting. Calendar events will be approved on Tuesday and Thursday of every week.
Premium Event Listings
can be purchased to add exposure for your event on MyChicagoAthlete.com. For $2 per day, you can have your event featured/highlighted throughout Chicago Athlete's calendar. Pre-payment by credit card is required to take advantage of this opportunity and is handled through PayPal.
Types of events eligible for posting:
Races - Participatory Sports Only
Events - Training and One Day Classes