2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon | NBC Chicago
2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Your go-to resource for everything marathon

Monday, Feb 29, 2016

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Running a race in Chicago is one of the best ways to see multiple parts of the city in one trip. While running in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K participants will start in Millennium Park to race...

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

As the more than 40,000 runners in the Chicago Marathon prepare for the big day Sunday, the city of Chicago released its security plan and offered traffic tips to help runners and spectators safely navigate the...

ABOUT US
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.
Top Stories
2 Officers Relieved of Powers After Fatal Chicago Shooting

2 Officers Relieved of Powers After Fatal Chicago Shooting

A Chicago Police Department spokesman said Thursday there were two separate police-involved shootings on Chicago's South Side.

Police Recordings Detail Moments Before SIU Student Vanished

Police Recordings Detail Moments Before SIU Student Vanished

Gaege Bethune, the last person to see 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese alive, described himself to Carbondale Police as a good Samaritan who offered a ride to a stranger...

Drew Peterson Sentenced in Murder-for-Hire Case

Drew Peterson Sentenced in Murder-for-Hire Case

Drew Peterson has been sentenced to another 40 years in prison after being convicted of murder-for-hire when he tried to have the prosecutor who first put him in jail killed.

Flooding Reported Across Chicago Area After Heavy Rain

Flooding Reported Across Chicago Area After Heavy Rain

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout the Chicago area with a marginal risk of severe weather Friday.

Clinton Roars Against Trump as a Hacking Distraction Arises

Clinton Roars Against Trump as a Hacking Distraction Arises

Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked...

Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois

Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday making marijuana possession in small amounts punishable by fines but not jail time.