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2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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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?

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.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Geoffrey Kirui

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Geoffrey Kirui

Geoffrey Kirui has already beat 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion Galen Rupp once, but can he do it again? This time he'll be in Chicago and the competition will be fierce.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Mosinet Geremew

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Mosinet Geremew

Mosinet Geremew brings youth and speed to a competitive field at the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Mo Farah

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Mo Farah

Mo Farah will make his marathon debut on U.S. soil -- and he'll do it all while battling his training partner, defending champion Galen Rupp.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Abel Kirui

2018 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Abel Kirui

Abel Kirui is one of the most decorated athletes in the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon field. The 2016 champion and Olympic medalist is back to gain back his title.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Florence Kiplagat

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Florence Kiplagat

Florence Kiplagat, winner of the 2015 and 2016 Chicago Marathons, returned to the streets of Chicago last fall to make it a three-peat, but she dropped out of the race after the 25K mark, citing a muscular...

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Kristen Heckert

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Kristen Heckert

Kristen Heckert, a local runner with the Second City Track Club, will compete in her seventh Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Sarah Crouch

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Sarah Crouch

Sarah Crouch made a name for herself in the marathon at the 2014 Chicago Marathon, lopping almost 12 minutes off her previous personal record and placing seventh in a personal best, 2:32:44.

Oct 2, 2018

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Gwen Jorgensen

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Gwen Jorgensen

Gwen Jorgensen joins one of the deepest American women’s fields in the history of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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