2015 Chicago Marathon - Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Chicago, IL
October 11, 2015
Get the inside scoop from the Windy City.
HM WR holder Florence Kiplagat, Tokyo champ Birhane Dibaba and '14 Dubai champ Mulu Seboka are the favorites. The battle for top American is wide open as 42-year-old Deena Kastor goes for the US masters record (2:28:40) against 40-year-old US marathon champ Blake Russell and Sara Hall. Then there is ageless wonder, 58-year-old Joan Benoit Samuelson, who will try to run within 30 minutes of her 2:21 winning time 30 years ago.
2014 2nd and 3rd placers Sammy Kitwara and Dickson Chumba - both of whom set personal bests here a year ago - will be in the field to tackle Tokyo champ Endeshaw Negesse, Rotterdam champ Abera Kuma and '12 Boston champ Wesley Korir. The U.S. pros are led by 2:11 man Fernando Cabada and former Oregon star Luke Puskedra (61:36 half PR) as the headliners.

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Puskedra: "With 10-K to go, just get on the pony and ride. I was all-out, I think.  I imagined myself to be Usain Bolt, but probably looked like Luke Puskedra out there."

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Watch the BofA Chicago Marathon live and free on LetsRun.com on Sunday.

Updates to 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Field: Tsegay Kebede Out With Injury, Luke Puskedra Added

Ethiopia's Tokyo Marathon champ Berhane Dibaba (2:22:30) and Yebrqual Melese (2:23:23) have been added to the women's field. *Discuss

Full Elite Fields for 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2015 Chicago Marathon Elite Field Released - Tsegaye Kebede and Florence Kiplagat Lead the Way - Deena Kastor, Blake Ruessell, and Fernando Cabada Lead The American Entries

The fields feature 4 sub-2:05 men amd 4 sub-2:25 women (not counting US master stars Joan Benoit Samuelson and Deena Kastor).

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