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2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 01:33 PM CDT

Cancer Survivor Shares Incredible Transformation Before Race

Cancer Survivor Shares Incredible Transformation Before Race

Dave Canon, a Chicago Heights native, is running his first marathon to fulfill a promise he once made to himself when "I was as down as you could get."

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:41 AM CDT

'13 Reasons Why' Actor to Run BOA Chicago Marathon

'13 Reasons Why' Actor to Run BOA Chicago Marathon

Actor and singer Brian d'Arcy James will grace a different kind of stage this fall as he gets ready to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. James is not just running for fun; the former Broadway actor will...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 01:04 PM CDT

Advice From Runner Who Finished All 39 Chicago Marathons

Advice From Runner Who Finished All 39 Chicago Marathons

Randy Burt has run all 39 Chicago Marathons and is set to run his 40th race. Burt talked to NBC 5 about his life as a runner, advice for first-timers and his strategies for his next race.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:52 AM CDT

9K Chicagoans to Run 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon

9K Chicagoans to Run 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Over 9,000 Chicago residents will run the 40th anniversary Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8. This year, runners will represent each of the city's 50 aldermanic wards.

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 08:37 AM CDT

2017 Chicago Marathon Training Tip 16

2017 Chicago Marathon Training Tip 16

In Marathon Training Tip 16, Carey Pinkowski, Executive Director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, talks about the free BOA Chicago Marathon App, where you will find everything you need for a great...

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Welcome to a special edition of our 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along as Chicago celebrates the 40th anniversary of the city's biggest race of the year!
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