October 8, 2016
The 2016 Bank of American Chicago Marathon takes place on Sunday and you thanks to NBC 5 can watch it live on LetsRun.com. Two of the best in the business Tim Hutchings and Ed Eyestone will be on the NBC 5 call, plus local anchors Lauren Jiggets and Siafa Lewis. Greg Meyer and Carrie Tollefson will be on the motorbikes following the leaders.
The race starts at 8:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. local time) with coverage starting at 8 am. You can watch in the player below and on our homepage or at NBC 5.
Other Viewing Options:
TV: National coverage is on NBCSN starting at 8pm eastern. Note the NBCSN TV broadcast has different announcers as Paul Swangard and Todd Williams are the national commentators.
All of our Chicago Marathon Coverage can be found here. Highlights below.
- Men’s Preview: LRC Dickson Chumba Goes For The Repeat As Americans Luke Puskedra, Elkanah Kibet & Diego Estrada Do Battle
- Women’s Preview: LRC It’s A Clash Of The Kiplagats As Florence And Edna Square Off On The Streets Of Chicago
- Press Conference LRC Great Weather Is In The Forecast – Will The Men and Women Go For Fast Times Without Rabbits? Conditions ideal for a fast time appear to be in the forecast for Sunday, but will the elite men and women go for a fast one? We give you the inside scoop.
- LRC Luke Puskedra and Diego Estrada Both Say They Are Ready – Could A Sub-2:10 Be In The Cards? Puskedra: “There’s a resurgence in American distance running and I want to jump on the back end of it.” Estrada says he’s going out between 3:00 and 3:05 per km (2:06-2:10 pace).
- LRC The Comeback: How Luke Puskedra Bounced Back From 4th Place At The Olympic Trials And His Daughter’s Cancer Diagnosis To Prepare For Sunday’s Chicago Marathon Puskedra’s 14-month-old daughter Penelope, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma two days after the Trials, is now cancer-free. That’s allowed Puskedra to focus on cranking out 130-mile weeks (in singles!) in preparation for Chicago.