2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Chicago, IL
October 13, 2019

RRW: Brigid Kosgei Smashes World Record At Chicago Marathon

Lawrence Cherono Sprints To 2019 Chicago Marathon Title, His 2nd Straight Major Win

Just as he did in Boston earlier this year, Lawrence Cherono won a thrilling sprint finish for the title today in Chicago. Meanwhile, former NOP teammates Mo Farah and Galen Rupp both struggled but 10 Americans broke 2:12.

Brigid Kosgei Runs 2:14:04, Shatters Women's Marathon World Record at 2019 Chicago Marathon

Paula Radcliffe's legendary 2:15:25 world record is history after 16+ years.

Chicago Marathon Television and Streaming Information: 2019 Chicago Marathon TV and Streaming

Mo Farah & Jordan Hasay Speak, Emma Bates Tries Not to Throw Up, & More From 2019 Chicago Marathon Media Day

American record alert. Jordan Hasay says she's going out in 70 flat.

Questions & (Some) Answers: Galen Rupp Meets the Press Ahead of 2019 Chicago Marathon

Jonathan Gault has a hard-time believing one key answer Rupp gave at today's press event. When asked when did he learn that Salazar had been charged by USADA, Rupp said, “I read about it on the news, I think like everybody else.” As for what type of shape Rupp is in, Rupp himself wants to know. “I’m kind of wondering about it too, to be honest,” Rupp said.

Galen Rupp Statement on USADA's Suspension of Alberto Salazar

2019 Chicago Women's Preview: The Course & American Records Are In Jeopardy -- If the Weather Cooperates

The world's best marathoner Brigid Kosgei is racing Chicago and that means Paula Radcliffe's 17-year-old course record of 2:17:18 is in jeopardy. Could Deena Kastor's American record also fall?

2019 Chicago Marathon Men's Preview: Galen Rupp Returns to Face Mo Farah & Boston Champ Lawrence Cherono

How will Rupp do in his first race since last year's Chicago and in his first since Alberto Salazar's ban? Should defending champ Mo Farah be considered the favorite or should that honor go to Boston champ Lawrence Cherono?

Dathan Ritzenhein Withdraws from 2019 Chicago Marathon

Chronic foot issues led to flare-ups in other areas, which caused the 36-year-old to withdraw ahead of the race on October 13. He still plans on racing the Olympic Trials in February.

2019 Chicago Marathon Elite Field Analysis: An Extremely Shallow Women's Race, But The Men's Race Could Be Epic

Defending champ Brigid Kosgei is back, but Jordan Hasay is the only other woman faster than 2:22:56. Boston champ Lawrence Cherono & Dubai champ Getaneh Molla join Mo FarahGalen Rupp in the men's race. And Amy Cragg is a scratch.

Past Champions Dickson Chumba And Brigid Kosgei Lead International Field For The 2019 Chicago Marathon

Kosgei comes in as the defending champion after winning in 2018 in 2:18:35 and then winning London in 2:18:20. She is joined by Betsy Saina (2:22:56) and Mexico's Madai Perez (2:22:59). Chumba won Chicago in 2015, but will only be the fourth fastest in the field as Dubai champ Getaneh Molla (2:03:34) and runner-up Herpasa Negasa (2:03:40) lead the way along with previously announced Mo Farah. USA's Amy Cragg, Chris Derrick and Brogan Austin have all withdrawn.

Remember Amy Cragg? With the Olympic Trials Looming, the World Championship Medalist Is Heading to Chicago - Her 1st Marathon in 19 Months

The 5th fastest American in history thinks she can still PR at age 35. She also reveals that that she thinks the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% shoes have helped her a lot.

Chicago Marathon Announces 2019 US Elite Field: Cragg, Derrick, & Ritz Join Rupp & Hasay

We break down what it all means as we we get closer to the 2020 US Trials. Plus, why we think Berlin might be a better option. *MB: 2019 Chicago Marathon US field is out: Cragg, Derrick, Ritz Join Rupp & Hasay

Deep American Fields Announced For The 2019 Chicago Marathon With Dathan Ritzenhein And Amy Cragg Joining Previously Announced Galen Rupp And Jordan Hasay

Another top names announced include US marathon champs Brogan Austin and Emma Bates as well as Stephanie Bruce, Lindsay Flanagan, Chris Derrick, Diego Estrada and Parker Stinson.

Galen Rupp & Mo Farah Are Running the 2019 Chicago Marathon; What Does This Mean For Farah's Future on the Track?

Does this mean that Farah is out of the 10,000 at Worlds since it takes place one week before Chicago? Jordan Hasay is also going to the Windy City as well.