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2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Your go-to resource for everything Chicago Marathon

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
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By James Neveau

Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Top 10 Storylines

The 40th anniversary Bank of America Chicago Marathon will hit the streets of...View gallery

  • Can an American Finally End the U.S. Drought in the Men's Race?
  • Can Abel Kirui Repeat as Men's Champion?
  • Record-Setter Dennis Kimetto Looks to Win in Chicago
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.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Maegan Krifchin

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Maegan Krifchin

American elite runner Maegan Krifchin will vie for another shot at the Olympic Trials at this year's Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Elite: Susannah Scaroni

2017 Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Elite: Susannah Scaroni

Paralympian and UIUC graduate Susannah Scaroni rounds out the list of wheelchair elites coming to the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Feyisa Lilesa

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Feyisa Lilesa

Accomplished runner and political activist Feyisa Lilesa will join the group of elite runners coming to the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Galen Rupp

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Galen Rupp

American runner Galen Rupp is bringing his talents to the Midwest for the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon this October.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Stanley Biwott

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Stanley Biwott

New York Marathon winner Stanley Biwott is coming to Chicago this October to participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Luke Puskedra

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Luke Puskedra

Luke Puskedra suffered a number of setbacks in 2016, both at home and on the track. He will fight to bounce back from a rough year the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Jordan Hasay

2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Jordan Hasay

Two-time NCAA champion Jordan Hasay will compete in her second marathon ever at the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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Welcome to a special edition of our 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along as Chicago celebrates the 40th anniversary of the city's biggest race of the year!
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