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2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Olympian Tirunesh Dibaba Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon

Olympian Tirunesh Dibaba Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba has won the women’s field of the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

American Galen Rupp Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon

American Galen Rupp Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon

Galen Rupp has become the first American man to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in more than a decade.

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

McFadden Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

McFadden Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

Tatyana McFadden’s reign over the Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues.

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Hug Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

Hug Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

Marcel Hug shocked the marathon world with his victory in last year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, and this year, he earned the first-place title once again.

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Running Into Chicago's History, Marathon Celebrates 40 Years

Running Into Chicago's History, Marathon Celebrates 40 Years

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been a longstanding tradition in Chicago, but this year’s race will hit a major milestone as the global event marks its 40th anniversary.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

11 Influencers Share Memories of Chicago Marathon

Forty years. So much has happened since 1977, when the first Chicago Marathon...View gallery

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017

BOA Chicago Marathon Health and Fitness Expo Kicks Off

BOA Chicago Marathon Health and Fitness Expo Kicks Off

The Abbott Health & Fitness Expo for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon begins Friday in the city, just two days before thousands of runners descend on city streets to race in the major event that has garnered...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
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By Marissa Musso

Best Brunch Spots to Refuel After 2017 BOA Chicago Marathon

If you're looking to celebrate after the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago...View gallery

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Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

Shakeout Runs to Prepare You for the Chicago Marathon

Shakeout Runs to Prepare You for the Chicago Marathon

As runners flock to Chicago ahead of this weekend's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, they might be looking for some last-minute races to shake-up their training just before the big race.

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

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.

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