Arena Americas at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Arena Americas supported the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, as thousands of athletes gathered to run the race.

Chicago Marathon Starting Line

Chicago Marathon Starting Line

Arena Americas, a full service special event rental company, supported the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this past weekend supplying rental equipment for the iconic race including clearspan structures, frame tents, pole tents, tables, chairs, heaters, lighting and flooring. The equipment was used for food and beverage, hospitality, medical, gear check, operations and various charity and sponsor exhibits.

Multiple crews led by three event managers installed over 120 tents, 3,000 tables and 7,500 chairs over the span of two weeks throughout downtown Chicago, as well as Grant Park where the race both started and ended. The race saw more than 40,000 runners cross the finish line under ideal weather conditions and had 1.7 million spectators.

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in the Midwest United States, Arena Americas has established a sterling reputation for consistently delivering high quality rental equipment, premium level of service and unsurpassed design innovation. Arena recently opened a Chicagoland warehouse to service all types of events, large and small, in and around Chicago and also has a convenient downtown location. Additional branches in Wisconsin, New Jersey, Florida and California service events throughout North America.

Arena Americas is part of the Arena Group, a global leading provider of temporary structures, seating, design and overlay services to support delivery of live events such as the London Olympics, Wimbledon, and Abu Dhabi Formula 1 racing.

In recent months, Arena Americas has successfully completed a number of golf tournaments, festivals, corporate events and personal celebrations.

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