2017 Chicago Marathon

2017 Chicago Marathon

October 11, 2017

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.
October 10, 2017

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
October 08, 2017

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.
October 07, 2017

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.
October 06, 2017

The Inside Scoop From Friday's Chicago Marathon Press Conference

 Tirunesh Dibaba wants to lower her 2:17:56 PR, Renato Canova says defending champs Abel Kirui & Florence Kiplagat are around "90%" of where they were last year. *American Sam Chelanga Thinks He Ultimately Can Run At Least 2:06 *American Diego Estrada Says He Can Run 2:07 Right Now (In Monza)
October 06, 2017

U.S. Fans, Rejoice! Americans Galen Rupp & Jordan Hasay Both Say Their Chicago Marathon Buildups Were Their Best Ever

Slow prep races mean nothing to Rupp and Hasay. Rupp is finally healthy and completely focused on the marathon, while Hasay has been hitting her long runs harder and says her speed work has gone "a lot" better than before Boston.
October 05, 2017

2017 Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Jordan Hasay Faces A Big Challenge Against 2:17 Woman Tirunesh Dibaba & 2-Time Defending Champ Florence Kiplagat

Two-time defending champ Florence Kiplagat is back in Chicago but she's an underdog as Tirunesh Dibaba, arguably the greatest women's distance runner in history, is racing. If they falter, American Jordan Hasay could win but having looked at the stats, we're worried she may never run faster than her debut in Boston. *MB: Will Jordan Hasay ever run faster than her 2:23:00 debut in Boston? Yes or no.
October 05, 2017

The WR Holder, The Olympic Silver Medalist & The Defending Champ: Here Are The Guys Galen Rupp Must Defeat To Win Chicago

The fix most certainly doesn't appear to be in in Chicago. If Galen Rupp wins his first major on Sunday, he'll almost most certainly have had to earn it.
October 04, 2017

The 2017 Chicago Marathon Is Loaded With American Talent Besides Galen Rupp - Find Out Who Here

Diego Estrada, Luke PuskedraNoah Droddy, Chris Derrick, Sam Chelanga and others are all racing.
October 03, 2017

Aaron Braun and The Question All Runners Eventually Face -- 'Should I Hang 'Em Up?'

In the summer of 2016, Aaron Braun was on the brink of retirement. Now he's back, doing what all runners do: chasing the dream.