One of the world’s best marathons in an exciting city.
Chicago is one of the 6 World Marathon Majors (along with New York, London, Boston, Berlin and Tokyo). The flat, loop course is extremely fast and passes through 29 of Chicago’s historic and ethnic neighbourhoods.
Up to 45,000 runners take part and over one million spectators line the route, cheering on the runners. There are many live bands around the course, adding to the festive atmosphere.
The Race Start and Finish are in Grant Park. The average temperature at the Start is 7°C (40°F), rising to 13°C (55°F) at the Finish.
Time Limit : 6:30 hrs