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Chicago Marathon

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Grant Park, Chicago, IL 60605, United States

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Marathon ?

42.00KM

Run

Oct. 13, 2019

Overview

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. On race day, runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park.





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Chicago Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.92
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Registration Process
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4.83
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Ease of Navigation
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4.75
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Logistics
All Time Average
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2018 Average
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Latest Reviews

Ryan Berrisford
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Reviewed 1 year ago

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This was my first marathon and what an experience it was. First of all, to get the negatives out of the way. The organisation at gate 2 wasn't very good, it was too congested and it meant I was nearly kate getting to the start line. I was queuing for nearly an hour to get thr...Read full review

David Paul
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Reviewed 1 year ago

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This is one of those races that will already be on the "To do" list for anyone with the ambition to run the world majors. Even if that's not your goal is a race worthwhile considering. When I ran this it was a day of constant drizzle, which eventually became a heavy downpour. Sou...Read full review

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Reviews (12)

All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.5
2018 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.6
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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Accommodation Near The Start Line

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