Celebrating 40 Years: The 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in Photos

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon celebrated its 40th anniversary race Sunday and runners and fans from around the world came out in full force to join in the celebration.

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A man holds a sign in the Chicago Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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First woman comes through Chinatown
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chicago rotc - Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps
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Lakeview sign
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Lakeview
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The Consulate General from The People's Republic of China, cheering on the runners.
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Vamos!! At the halfway point
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Marathon start line
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[EXTERNAL] Marathon start line from Robin green
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[EXTERNAL] Marathon start Robin
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[EXTERNAL] Marathon elites Robin Green
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Lakeview Dancing Queens
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Marathon start
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CHICAGO Marathon Sunday
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Halfway point pictures Spectators ready with signs, chairs, noisemakers!!
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Halfway point pictures Spectators ready with signs, chairs, noisemakers!!
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Boystown Scene
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Boystown Scene
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Elite women at Mile 8
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Halfway point pictures Spectators ready with signs, chairs, noisemakers!!
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Halfway point pictures Spectators ready with signs, chairs, noisemakers!!
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Marathon start
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Marquita Anderson
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Elite women thru Lakeview
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Wheel chair racers in Chinatown!!
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Halfway point
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Sign
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More halfway
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Wheel chair racers in Chinatown!!
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More halfway fun signs
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Erin Fleming
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Chinatown
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Chinatown!
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Chinatown!
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Chinatown!
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Runner stops for a selfie
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Halfway cute kid
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Halfway cute kid
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Sign
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More halfway fun signs
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Babe and lions Chinatown
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No signs no problem? Halfway!
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No signs no problem? Halfway!
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No signs no problem? Halfway!
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[EXTERNAL] Marathon sign
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Galen Rupp of the United States speaks to the media after winning the men's race during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Jordan Hasay of the United States finishes with a time of 2:20:57 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia wins the women's race with a time of 2:18:31 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Galen Rupp of the United States celebrates after winning the men's race with a time of 2:09:20 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Galen Rupp of the United States wins the men's race with a time of 2:09:20 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Galen Rupp of the United States wins the men's race with a time of 2:09:20 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Tatyana McFadden of the United States wins the women's wheelchair race with a time of 1:39:15 during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Marcel Hug of Switzerland celebrates after winning the men's wheelchair race during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: A detail view of the participant medals during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Runners make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 08: Wheelchair racers make their way down Columbus Drive during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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Signs from Chinatown
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Signs from Chinatown
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