Scene on the course: Just after taking off from the start line, you’ll run between two of Chicago’s most loved parks: Millennium Park to the left and Maggie Daley Park to the right. Both parks are known for their beautiful landscapes, public art, adventurous outdoor activities and more!
Scene on the course Just after taking off from the start line
Eric Funk
Brennan Priddy
Jon Kartman
Giraffes symbolize the ability to achieve things that are normally out of reach, making them the perfect spirit animal for a marathoner. Happy National Giraffe Day!

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Giraffes symbolize the ability to achieve things that are normally out of
Richard Pimentel
Marivel Luevanos
Jorge Guerrero
Summer kicks off tomorrow! What tips do you have for running in the heat? ☀
Summer kicks off tomorrow What tips do you have for running in the heat ☀
Isabel Huapaya
Daryl Bickford
Sharon Jones Warner
The 2017 Nike+ Chicago training program isn’t designed to get you across the finish line, it’s designed to get THE BEST VERSION OF YOU across the finish line! Whether this is your first or fifth race, there’s a plan for you. Have you downloaded yours? [ Chicagomarathon.com Link ]
The 2017 Nike Chicago training program isnt designed to get you across
Flores Juvalito
Nancy Gonzalez
Sam M Wilkes
Jim Harding
Silvina Novak
Pau Mascorro
In honor of Father’s Day, we celebrate week 16 by thanking all of the dads out there who showed us how to put one foot in front of the other!
In honor of Fathers Day we celebrate week 16 by thanking all
Steven Ledesma
Betty Montoya
Citlali Blanco
Scene on the course: The Chicago Board of Trade Building was Chicago’s tallest skyscraper from 1930 to 1965. The building was designated a landmark in 1977, the same year the first Bank of America Chicago Marathon was held!
Scene on the course The Chicago Board of Trade Building was Chicagos
Kris Burbach Smart
Brennan Priddy
Judy Acosta-Barrett
Midweek Motivation to power you through Hump Day. You got this, runners!
Midweek Motivation to power you through Hump Day You got this runners
Jinay Shah
Melissa Lawrence
Candy Cors
Betsy Blades Butler
It’s National Men’s Health Week! Fellas - What training goals are you setting this week!?
It’s National Men’s Health Week Fellas What training goals are you setting this week
Jim Harding
Kevin Porter
Steven Ledesma
The loneliness of the long distance runner is a thing of the past! At the inaugural Bank of America Chicago Marathon just 4,200 runners participated. In week 17, we’re proud to celebrate how much the sport has grown!
The loneliness of the long distance runner is a thing of the
Glenn Eisenstein
Andie Carpenter
Latinas a Correr
Free advice Friday courtesy of legendary track coach and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman. Go dominate those training runs this weekend!
Free advice Friday courtesy of legendary track coach and Nike cofounder Bill
Will Mische
Fish Fishman
We’re LIVE with race director Carey Pinkowski and Nike Coach Robyn LaLonde talking about marathon training. Leave questions for them below!
David Ochoa
Patricia Garner
Genna Marie Pinto
Don’t miss Nike+ Run Club Coach Robyn LaLonde and race director Carey Pinkowski on Facebook Live at 3:30 p.m. CDT today! Coach Robyn and Carey will answer any questions you have about the 2017 training program and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon experience. Leave questions you have for Robyn and Carey in the comments below.
Dont miss Nike Run Club Coach Robyn LaLonde and race director Carey
Krishna Prabakaran
Jess Sotomayor
Vince Smith
Happy Global Running Day. It’s time to get moving! Tell us where you’re lacing up today!
Happy Global Running Day It’s time to get moving Tell us where you’re lacing up today
Joe Bergovoy
Angelica Pasten-Anderson
El Price
Join Nike+ Run Club Coach Robyn LaLonde and race director Carey Pinkowski on Facebook Live at 3:30 p.m. CDT tomorrow as they discuss the Nike training program! Coach Robyn and Carey will share tips for getting you race ready and answer any questions you have about the Bank of America Chicago Marathon experience. Download your 2017 training program here: [ Chicagomarathon.com Link ]
Join Nike Run Club Coach Robyn LaLonde and race director Carey Pinkowski
Hayley Dier
Kimmie Christian
Jan Kelley
The 1997 Bank of America Chicago Marathon was the first time all 50 states were represented on our start line. With just 18 weeks to go, we want to hear which state you’ll be joining us from in October!
The 1997 Bank of America Chicago Marathon was the first time all
Chelsea Bugsch
Olivia Henson
Jamie Savage
We're honored to host Olympic bronze medalist Brianne Theisen-Eaton for her first marathon!
Alina Juarez
Jim Krusas
Every runner has a story and we want to hear yours! Tell us why you run 26.2 and help to inspire others to follow in your footsteps! Share your story here: [ Chicagomarathon.com Link ]
Every runner has a story and we want to hear yours Tell
Erika Belton
Hysam Darwan
Tammy Lynne
Finish this sentence: Before a challenging run, I always tell myself __________.
Finish this sentence: Before a challenging run I always tell myself __________
Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Nichole Beier Sturdy
Joelle Stabinsky Hines