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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 07:26 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 16

2016 Marathon Training Tip 16

In tip 16, runners, from beginners to elite, talk about mantras that help them while running a race.

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 10:40 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Racer Hopes to Power to Rio Gold

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Racer Hopes to Power to Rio Gold

Wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden has dominated at the Chicago Marathon and now she’s ready to take on the Paralympics in Rio.

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

Using Group Runs to Help Your Marathon Training

Using Group Runs to Help Your Marathon Training

For the past six weeks, The Bank of America Chicago Marathon Training Plan had us running miles in the double digits, but here are some ways to help you overcome the daunting challenge.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:10 PM CDT

Defending Champs Return for Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

Defending Champs Return for Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

Bank of America Chicago Marathon champs Tatyanna McFadden and Kurt Fearnley will return to compete for the number one spot during the marathon wheelchair race this year, the organization announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:04 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon Announces 2016 Elite Runners

Chicago Marathon Announces 2016 Elite Runners

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has traditionally brought some of the world’s best marathoners to the streets of Chicago, and this year will be no different.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:25 AM CDT

Iconic Runners to Return to Chicago for New Race

Iconic Runners to Return to Chicago for New Race

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is once again bringing legendary runners to Chicago, this time for a new race.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 01:54 PM CDT

Past Chicago Marathon Runners Take Home Medals at Olympics

Past Chicago Marathon Runners Take Home Medals at Olympics

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has more ties to the Summer Olympics as past participants take to the podium in Rio.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 06:05 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 11

2016 Marathon Training Tip 11

In tip 11, Nike + Run Club coach Emily Hutchins talks about the importance of cross-training while preparing for the marathon.

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 10:18 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Runners to Compete in Rio Games

Chicago Marathon Runners to Compete in Rio Games

The American runners representing team USA in track and field are part of the top 10 American marathon performers in 2015.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 09:35 PM CDT

Essential Gear for Training to Run a Marathon

Essential Gear for Training to Run a Marathon

Stacking miles in the proper running gear is essential and can make all the difference during a difficult run. Check out the summer pieces one runner recommends.

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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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