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Shobukhova Vs. Mikitenko At Chicago Marathon

Race will likely determine World Marathon Majors champion. Written by: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. The #1 and #2-ranked women in the 2009/2010 World Marathon Majors points chase, Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova and Germany’s Irina Mikitenko, will face each other at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on […]

Wanjiru Will Run Chicago Marathon

Olympic gold medalist readying for repeat attempt in The Windy City. Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya, the gold medalist in the marathon at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, has announced he will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in October and attempt to defend his title rather than make a world-record attempt in […]

Ryan Hall Commits To Run Chicago Marathon

Hall hopes to set new American record. One of America’s top marathoners, Ryan Hall, will run the 2010 edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Hall announced this to the media just two weeks before he is to race the 2010 Boston Marathon. Hall said today that he not only hopes to win the […]

Chicago Marathon Sells Out In Record Time

Race closes a month earlier than expected. Written by: Sean McKeon The 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has reached its full capacity of 45,000 runners. The Ocotber 10th race sold out in 51 days, a full month earlier than it did in 2009. Executive race director Carey Pinkowski said, “This record rate of registration […]

2009 Chicago Marathon People’s Race Photo Gallery

Some assorted photos from a fantastic day in Chicago. Our friends at offer up a great look at the masses that took part in one of the largest marathons in America. [imagebrowser id=47]

Chicago Marathon Contenders Voice Optimism For Race Weekend

Elites predict fast times despite cold weather. At the Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite press conference, the three favorites in both the men’s and women’s fields all talked about being fit and ready for fast times. But they also said that they’d have to see what the weather was like. The latest forecasts today […]

2009 Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Women’s Race Preview

Kastor will look for her second title in Chicago. Unlike the youth found in the men’s race, the women’s race is headlined by two of the top women’s marathoners of the past decade, both beginning to near the end of their career. Reigning world marathon majors champion Irina Mikitenko of Germany and American record holder […]