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2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Sunday, Oct 9, 2016

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

When the race is over, it can be difficult for spectators to locate their loved ones in the chaos of thousands of exhausted and elated runners, but luckily organizers have shared their advice on the best way to...

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016

Chicago Marathon Deals: Where to Eat, Drink This Weekend

Chicago Marathon Deals: Where to Eat, Drink This Weekend

Over 40,000 runners are preparing to complete the 26.2 miles in the Chicago Marathon this weekend, and local restaurants are helping them get to the finish line.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

Shortest Chicago Marathon Route Follows Dashed 'Blue Line'

Shortest Chicago Marathon Route Follows Dashed 'Blue Line'

Measuring precisely 26 miles and 385 yards, the dashed “blue line” indicates where to run on the Chicago Marathon course for the shortest possible route.

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

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