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Chicago Marathon

October 13

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One of the 6 Major Marathons: The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is known globally for its fast, flat course starting and finishing 
in Grant Park, central Chicago. Elite athletes and amateurs alike annually target the race for its potential to generate personal, national and world records. In addition to its speed, the course itself offers all runners a scenic tour of Chicago as it weaves through numerous diverse neighbourhoods and dozens of landmarks. In running The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you are guaranteed to see all that is great about the City of Chicago. A true ‘Americas’ marathon, growing rapidly in popularity and attracting a field of approx. 45,000 runners from all over the world.  Course time limit is 6 hours 30 minutes. The race has a staggered start, 3 waves of runners to avoid congestion starting from 7:30 a.m. Runners are allocated a starting place based on their expected finish time.


October 13
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