2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Date Oct 13, 2019
Distance Marathon
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. This world famous marathon event caps out at 45,000 every year and gives everyday runners the opportunity to race alongside (well, more accurately slightly behind) some of the world's top athletes.

The race is known for its fast and flat course making it a regular PR target for amateur and professional runners alike. You won't be stuck for motivation either, as over 1.7 million people usually line the streets to watch the course and cheer on race participants!


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Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2016 Chicago Marathon Race Report
"I was more excited for this race than I ever have been for one in my life, and it ended in disappointment..."
2017 Chicago Marathon Race Recap
"So my goal was to try and keep the 3:25 pacers in my sight. I know I have the tendency to start fast and I didn't want to risk blowing my chances on a strong race by rushing off the line"
Chicago Marathon 2017 Race Report
"The miles ticked by so quickly and I couldn’t believe the race was going to be over so soon. 4 months of training and race day just flies by."

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