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2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 10:52 AM CDT

More Prominent Athletes to Join Elite Chicago Marathon Field

More Prominent Athletes to Join Elite Chicago Marathon Field

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon just got even more exciting.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 04:52 PM CDT

Marathon Moments: Galen Rupp Talks Running in Chicago

Marathon Moments: Galen Rupp Talks Running in Chicago

Galen Rupp, the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon men’s winner, talks about returning this year and how much he enjoys running in Chicago.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:50 PM CDT

Olympian Mo Farah to Run Chicago Marathon

Olympian Mo Farah to Run Chicago Marathon

One of the world's most elite runners is joining the Chicago Marathon competition. Four-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time world champion Mo Farah will run with the elite field in October. Marion Brooks...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:33 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon Brings Back Pacers for 2018 Race

Chicago Marathon Brings Back Pacers for 2018 Race

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is bringing back elite pacesetters for this year's race, three years after the event eliminated them in 2015.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 09:00 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon Sets Stage for Elite Showdown

Chicago Marathon Sets Stage for Elite Showdown

Defending Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion Galen Rupp will race a familiar face as he attempts to run for a second victory in the Windy City.

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