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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.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Chicago Marathon Thanks Thousands of Volunteers

Chicago Marathon Thanks Thousands of Volunteers

Every fall, thousands of volunteers participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, powering a Chicago tradition now in its 39th year. From filling and handing out water on the course to staffing aid...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

9K Chicagoans to Run 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon

9K Chicagoans to Run 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Over 9,000 Chicago residents will run the 40th anniversary Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8. This year, runners will represent each of the city's 50 aldermanic wards.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

'13 Reasons Why' Actor to Run BOA Chicago Marathon

'13 Reasons Why' Actor to Run BOA Chicago Marathon

Actor and singer Brian d'Arcy James will grace a different kind of stage this fall as he gets ready to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. James is not just running for fun; the former Broadway actor will...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Cancer Survivor Shares Incredible Transformation Before Race

Cancer Survivor Shares Incredible Transformation Before Race

Dave Canon, a Chicago Heights native, is running his first marathon to fulfill a promise he once made to himself when "I was as down as you could get."

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