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2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Watch the 2018 Chicago Marathon Live From Around the World

Watch the 2018 Chicago Marathon Live From Around the World

Not able to make it to Chicago to watch your favorite runners cross the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon finish line in person? We've got you covered.

Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Elite Runners Gearing Up for 2018 Shamrock Shuffle

Elite Runners Gearing Up for 2018 Shamrock Shuffle

See how some of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle's most elite athletes are preparing for the run on Sunday!

Friday, Mar 23, 2018

2018 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle by the Numbers

The Shamrock Shuffle steps off in Chicago this Sunday.View gallery

  • 4.97 Miles
  • 15 Minutes Per Mile
  • Top Times from 2017: Men
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

Registration Closes Thursday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

Registration Closes Thursday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

Thursday marks the last day runners can register for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Registration Opens Tuesday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

Registration Opens Tuesday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

Just three weeks after the 2017 event, registration will be open as early as Oct. 24 for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Although different application types open on different dates, all applications...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017

These Streets Will Stay Open During the Chicago Marathon

These Streets Will Stay Open During the Chicago Marathon

While dozens of streets will periodically close throughout race day on Oct. 8, some routes will stay open all day.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Chicago Marathon Unveils 40th Anniversary Medal

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Tuesday unveiled its 40th anniversary...View gallery

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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Street Closures

2017 Chicago Marathon Street Closures

Here is everything you need to know about how to get around the city on Oct. 8.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

Marathon Runner to Celebrate 6-Year Survival Anniversary

Marathon Runner to Celebrate 6-Year Survival Anniversary

Abby Schmeling was hit by a truck on Oct. 6. while biking to work. Now, she is preparing for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Marathon Delivers Birthday Gift to Runners Turning 40

Marathon Delivers Birthday Gift to Runners Turning 40

Marathon officials sent a token of gratitude to nearly 2000 runners who plan to celebrate their 40th birthday at the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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