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Chicago Marathon

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The marathon

The Chicago Marathon is a marathon (long-distance foot race) held every October in Chicago, Illinois. It is one of the six World Marathon Majors.[1] It is also a World Athletics Label Road Race.

The Chicago Marathon is the fourth-largest race by number of finishers worldwide.[2]

Since 2008, the race has been owned and organized by Bank of America, and is officially known as the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

References[change | change source]

  1. "World Marathon Majors". World Marathon Majors. Archived from the original on February 20, 2009. Retrieved April 22, 2009.
  2. Zumbach, Lauren. "On Chicago Marathon weekend, some businesses can't lose". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on October 6, 2016. Retrieved October 5, 2016.