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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016

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.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

The best American wheelchair athletes are set to compete in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this year in the hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Paralympics team.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Champs to Face Off

Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Champs to Face Off

The world's top professional wheelchair athletes, including the defending champions of the Chicago Marathon, will compete in the first-ever Chicago-New York Challenge this fall.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014

McFadden Wins Women's Marathon Wheelchair Race

McFadden Wins Women's Marathon Wheelchair Race

University of Illinois alum Tatyana McFadden won her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon Sunday in the women's wheelchair race.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

McFadden Wins Third Straight Marathon Wheelchair Race

McFadden Wins Third Straight Marathon Wheelchair Race

Chicago makes McFadden's third major marathon win this season.

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