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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

8 Last-Minute Tips for Marathoners From a Nike Trainer

8 Last-Minute Tips for Marathoners From a Nike Trainer

In between organizing what hotels your cheer squad will make home for the weekend and simultaneously piecing together your gear for the big day, how else do you spend your time when not running a million miles a...

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.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

See the New Course for the 2018 Chicago Marathon

See the New Course for the 2018 Chicago Marathon

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.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

How to Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

How to Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

With thousands of runners and millions of spectators, the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is undoubtedly going to draw a massive crowd.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

How to Volunteer for the 2018 Chicago Marathon

How to Volunteer for the 2018 Chicago Marathon

They're the unsung heroes that make race day everything it needs to be -- the volunteers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

'Legends' McFadden, Hug Return to Chicago Marathon

'Legends' McFadden, Hug Return to Chicago Marathon

Defending champions Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2018, leading a talented professional wheelchair field.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018

Hasay Drops Out of Chicago Marathon Year After Historic Run

Hasay Drops Out of Chicago Marathon Year After Historic Run

Jordan Hasay was poised to lead one of the strongest female American fields ever at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but on Monday, organizers announced an injury had sidelined her from returning to...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018
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By Jazmin Marcos

See What the Chicago Marathon Looks Like From the Sky

This is what the 2017 Chicago Marathon looked like from above.View gallery

  • Aerial photo of the 2017 Chicago Marathon
  • Aerial photo of the 2017 Chicago Marathon
  • Aerial photo of the 2017 Chicago Marathon
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

Kevin Hart Shares Why He's Running the Chicago Marathon

Kevin Hart Shares Why He's Running the Chicago Marathon

Kevin Hart is running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for more than just a personal best.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones

Where to Find Official BOA Chicago Marathon Cheer Zones

Many Bank of America Chicago Marathon runners rely on the crowd to get them through to the finish line -- and the marathon is making it easy to find a good spot for fans to do just that.

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