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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Medal Design Revealed

2016 Chicago Marathon Medal Design Revealed

The 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon medal design has been revealed -- and yes, it's as cool and you hoped it would be.

Monday, Oct 3, 2016

What Runners Can Expect at the Chicago Marathon Expo

What Runners Can Expect at the Chicago Marathon Expo

Thousands of runners will flock to the McCormick Place Convention Center this weekend to pick up race materials and browse vendors

Monday, Oct 3, 2016

At Over 75 Years Old, Brothers Run Chicago Marathon

At Over 75 Years Old, Brothers Run Chicago Marathon

At over 75 years old, two brothers are proving that age is truly just a number.

Sunday, Oct 9, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Street Closures

2016 Chicago Marathon Street Closures

Here is everything you need to know about how to get around the city on Oct. 9

Monday, Oct 3, 2016

How To Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

How To Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

With thousands of runners and millions of spectators, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is undoubtedly going to draw a massive crowd.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016

Teacher Runs Chicago Marathon in Honor of Late Father

Teacher Runs Chicago Marathon in Honor of Late Father

A suburban English teacher is using her love for running to raise awareness about the disease that took her father's life.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Strives for Sustainability

2016 Chicago Marathon Strives for Sustainability

The 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon introduces new sustainability initiatives to lessen environmental impact

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Nonprofit Forms Unique Bond Between Athletes, Disabled Youth

Nonprofit Forms Unique Bond Between Athletes, Disabled Youth

At 14 years old, Greta Mendez’s genetic condition has left her unable to communicate with others.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

After Losing 120 Pounds, Runner Takes on Chicago Marathon

After Losing 120 Pounds, Runner Takes on Chicago Marathon

Four years after beginning her journey to get in shape, losing 120 pounds and discovering her love of running, Gaylon Alcaraz is set to compete in her “dream race” – the Chicago Marathon.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

Injury Forces Kimetto to Withdraw From Chicago Marathon

Injury Forces Kimetto to Withdraw From Chicago Marathon

Marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto has withdrawn from the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon because of an injury, marathon organizers announced Thursday.

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