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2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Street Closures

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Street Closures

Here is everything you need to know about how to get around the city on Oct. 7.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Athlete: Marcel Hug

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Athlete: Marcel Hug

Marcel Hug (a.k.a. the “silver bullet”) enters the Chicago Marathon as the first athlete to win the inaugural AbbottWMM Series X wheelchair competition and came out on top again in XI series.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Athlete: Tatyana McFadden

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Athlete: Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden, a four-time Paralympian, made history in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as the only athlete to ever win four AbbottWMM in one year: London, Boston, Chicago and New York.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Roza Dereje

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Roza Dereje

Roza Dereje made her marathon debut in 2015 as a teenager with a modest 2:34:02 performance, and then she dramatically increased her racing schedule. She ran four marathons in 2016 and three marathons in 2017.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

What's That Dashed 'Blue Line' in Chicago?

What's That Dashed 'Blue Line' in Chicago?

There's the Bank of America Chicago Marathon route, and then there's the Bank of America Chicago Marathon victory route.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Suguru Osako

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Suguru Osako

Suguru Osako Here are some of Osako's accomplishments: Name: Suguru Osako Country of Origin: Japan Standout Race:   He made his marathon debut at the 2017 Boston Marathon, landing on the podium in...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Yuki Kawauchi

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Yuki Kawauchi

Yuki Kawauchi has won more than 30 career marathons and finished 12 in 2017 alone. Known as the "citizen runner," “rebel government clerk” and “emperor of pain,” he fits in his training along with a full-time...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Stephen Sambu

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Stephen Sambu

As a four-time winner of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K, Stephen Sambu is a fan favorite in the city. He made his marathon debut in Chicago in 2016 with a fifth place finish and again finished fifth in...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Bedan Karoki

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Bedan Karoki

Bedan Karoki recently became the fourth fastest man ever in the half marathon, but how will he fare in a full marathon in Chicago this weekend?

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

Chicago Marathon: Runners to Watch For

Chicago Marathon: Runners to Watch For

The Chicago Marathon is known for bringing in a star-studded field of athletes and this year is no different.

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