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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38 AM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 4

2016 Marathon Training Tip 4

In Tip 4, Gatorade Rep. Matthew Pahnke discusses proper hydration techniques to use when training for the race.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:37 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 2

2016 Marathon Training Tip 2

In Tip 2, Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses how runners can register to run the marathon through one of the many partner charities participating this year.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:34 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 1

2016 Marathon Training Tip 1

In Tip 1 Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses the upcoming 18 weeks of training regarding nutrition, runs, charity admissions and checking with a doctor before entering a training program.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 07:10 PM CDT

8 Tips to Make Your Marathon Training Easier

8 Tips to Make Your Marathon Training Easier

Marathon training is starting out hot. How one runner adjusted her training plan to the weather, plus eight tips to get you through the week.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 05:18 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Organizers Announce New 5K on Race Weekend

Chicago Marathon Organizers Announce New 5K on Race Weekend

Every year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon welcomes thousands of runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to a 26.2-mile course through the streets of Chicago. But this year, runners,...

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 06:09 PM CDT

Training for the Chicago Marathon: From One Runner to Another

Training for the Chicago Marathon: From One Runner to Another

A runner's personal experience training for the Chicago Marathon, part one.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 09:09 AM CDT

World’s Fastest 8K Runner to Make Debut at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

World’s Fastest 8K Runner to Make Debut at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Each year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon welcomes thousands of runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. This fall, the race will welcome one of the fastest men in the world to Chicago,...

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 03:05 PM CDT

Chicago-Area 5Ks to Finish Out Spring Running Season

Chicago-Area 5Ks to Finish Out Spring Running Season

Here’s a list of 5K’s in the Chicago area to finish out the spring season.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016 at 10:03 AM CDT

Defending Champs Sambu, Pappas Win 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Defending Champs Sambu, Pappas Win 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Defending champions Stephen Sambu and Alexi Pappas have won the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016 at 10:33 AM CDT

Defending Champ Stephen Sambu Wins 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Defending Champ Stephen Sambu Wins 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Stephen Sambu speaks after winning the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle for the second year in a row.

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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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