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See the New Course for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The route has changed slightly for 2018

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Marathon Moments: Carrie Tollefson Talks About Neighborhoods Along Marathon Route

    In Marathon Moment 15, Carrie Tollefson, Olympian and member of the Bank of America broadcast team, talks about the neighborhoods that runners will experience along the course on race day.

    (Published Monday, Sept. 17, 2018)

    NOTE: NBC 5 will offer complete live coverage of the 2017 race beginning at 7 a.m. CT online and on TV on Oct. 7. The race can be streamed live from around world on the NBC Chicago app, which will also offer a live stream of the finish line from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

    More than 40,000 runners will traverse 26.2 miles of Windy City streets for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon -- but things will be a bit different this year. 

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    See what runners saw as they traversed 26.2 miles during the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

    (Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

    The route has changed slightly for 2018. 

    The start and finish line areas are still located in Grant Park on Columbus Drive. The 26.2-mile course runs through 29 Chicago neighborhoods. The route extends north to Sheridan Rd., west to Damen Ave. and south to 35th St.

    Here's what it looks like: 

    Click here for a full size version of the map.

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