2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 08, 2017
Chicago, IL

LRC The Big Debate: What Marathon Should Galen Rupp Run Next? Boston or London?

We try and map out Galen Rupp's marathon career through 2021.

LRC Shalane Flanagan Reacts To Galen Rupp's Chicago Marathon Win: "There’s Still an Investigation Going On, So It's Hard to Truly and Genuinely Get Excited About the Performances That I'm Watching"

Two of America's biggest marathon stars don't know what to make of Galen Rupp's win in Chicago due to the ongoing USADA investigation. Meb Keflezighi said he was happy for Rupp and Salazar but added "there's a lot of speculation going on and I would love to know what’s going on and how far it’s gotten."
*MB: Breaking: Shalane and Meb react to Galen Rupp's Chicago Win

The Balanced Runner™:

Running form expert Jae Gruenke says Rupp has made some key changes since Rio and Boston that helped him win in Chicago.

LRC Galen Rupp - The Perfect Marathon Champion For America in The Year 2017

As we try to process what Galen Rupp's historic victory  means, the number one word that comes to mind is this - polarizing. Just as our country is currently totally polarized by the holder of the Oval Office, Rupp’s victory is polarizing within the US running community.

Runner's World:

Salazar said they have been doing daily mass with Fr. Patrick Conroy, the chaplain of the US House of Representatives who they flew out for the race.

Canadian Running Magazine:

Theisen-Eaton ran 3:55:08 and tweeted out, "F@#k. I'm out. Never again."
*Register Guard: The Eatons Are Moving To San Francisco

World Athletics:

LRC Alberto Salazar Addresses Leaked USADA Interim Report That Said It Was "Highly Likely" His Group Broke Anti-Doping Rules: "I Know That We Haven't Broken Any Rules"

Salazar didn't answer why a leaked interim USADA report said it was "highly likely" his group had broken anti-doping rules. "You know what? I'm not gonna get into that. You would have to ask them what it is that they saw that they think that." Plus commentary from Nick Willis and Stephanie Bruce.

LRC American Galen Rupp Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon - 1st American-Born Winner in 35 Years

Today in Chicago, Galen Rupp followed their lead and became the first American-born winner of the Chicago Marathon in 35 years by running a personal best of 2:09:18 to win over last year’s champ Abel Kirui of Kenya who was second in 2:09:48.


He's increased the field size from 6k to 44k.

LRC Drama in Chicago: Kenyan Emmanuel Bett Enters Marathon at Last Minute -- Is He There To Ensure An Honest Pace for Galen Rupp?

A 26 minute Kenyan - who shares the same agent as Galen Rupp - is a last minute entry into the marathon.

LRC Tracking, Results and Live Leaderboard For 2017 Chicago Marathon

Trying to figue out how to track the 2017 Chicago Marathon? Looking for results? We've got you covered.

LRC Television and Streaming Info for 2017 Chicago Marathon

Want to know how to watch the 2017 Chicago Marathon? We tell you.

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