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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Shuffle Pacer Playlist: Ready To Shamrock 'N Roll!

Shuffle Pacer Playlist: Ready To Shamrock 'N Roll!

These are just a few of the artist that will ride the race day wave with me this Sunday.

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016

Chilly, Windy Forecast In Store for Shamrock Shuffle Runners

Chilly, Windy Forecast In Store for Shamrock Shuffle Runners

A brisk, spring day is in the forecast to kick off running season at the Shamrock Shuffle.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Street Closures In Place for Shamrock Shuffle

Street Closures In Place for Shamrock Shuffle

Several street closures take effect Friday in preparation for the 37th annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K race on Sunday, April 3.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

History of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

History of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Feed your inner Irish by participating in Chicago’s annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The event is the kick-off to running season in Chicago, with the course weaving its way through the city’s...

Monday, Oct 12, 2015

Recap: 2015 Chicago Marathon Takes Over City

Recap: 2015 Chicago Marathon Takes Over City

The running world descended on Chicago once again Sunday as roughly 45,000 runners took to the streets for the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

2015 Chicago Marathon Preparation

As race day approaches, crews work to prepare the Chicago Marathon's start and...View gallery

  • 2015 Chicago Marathon Preparation
  • Road Closures Begin on S. Columbus Dr.
  • Crews Hard at Work in Grant Park
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

2015 Chicago Marathon Steps Off Sunday

2015 Chicago Marathon Steps Off Sunday

Thousands of runners will descend on Chicago streets Sunday for the 38th Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Sunday, Oct 11, 2015

What the Chicago Marathon Means for Olympic Hopefuls

What the Chicago Marathon Means for Olympic Hopefuls

For some runners, there may be more on the [finish] line in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon Announces 2015 Elite Runners

Chicago Marathon Announces 2015 Elite Runners

A past champion and current half marathon world record holder will compete at the 38th annual Back of America Chicago Marathon.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

2014 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M: Survey

2014 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M: Survey

The event was able to bring $102.2 million to the city in 2014 through tourism, according to the study conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Regional Economics Applications...

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Welcome to our 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along with our race coverage as thousands prepare to compete for the biggest race of the year, stepping off Oct. 9.
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