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2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Galen Rupp

Learn more about the elite runners competing at the 2017 Chicago Marathon.

Three-time Olympian Galen Rupp is another elite runner preparing to tackle the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Here are some of Rupp's accomplishments:

Name: Galen Rupp

Country of Origin: U.S.A.

Standout Race: Rupp brought home the bronze medal from the men's marathon at the 2016 Rio Olympics, his second career Olympic medal. The Oregon alum completed the race in two hours 10 minutes five seconds.

More About Galen Rupp: Rupp ended an American drought when he clinched the silver medal in the men's 10,000m race at the 2012 London Olympics. The last U.S.A. runner to medal in that race was Bill Mills, who won gold at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. 

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