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July 25, 2023

Chicago Marathon Fields Announced: Will the World and American Records Go Down, Does Rupp Have Anything Left: The Big Questions

Kelvin KiptumConner Mantz, Emma Bates, and Galen Rupp were among the notable names announced by Chicago on Tuesday.
June 21, 2023

Sifan Hassan, Emily Sisson and Ruth Chepngetich to Run 2023 Chicago Marathon

Hassan took down one of the gretest marathon fields in history in London but she'll have her hands full with defending champ Ruth Chepngetich (2:14:18 pb), just 6 weeks after Worlds.
October 09, 2022

Ruth Chepngetich Runs 2:14:18 to Win 2022 Chicago Marathon after Crazy 65:44 First Half

Chepngetich is now #2 all time, 14 seconds shy of Brigid Kosgei's world record.
October 07, 2022

5 Things You Need to Know Before The 2022 Chicago Marathon

Can Ruth ChepngetichSeifu Tura repeat? Who are the Americans to watch outside of Mantz & Sisson? And who is Haven Hailu?
October 06, 2022

American Record Alert? Emily Sisson Is Ready for the 2022 Chicago Marathon

Emily Sisson hasn't raced a fast marathon in years. Can she get the American record in her return to the 26.2 distance? "We’re hoping around 69:30 [for a halfway split]," Treacy said. "Get to 20 miles, see where you are, see how you’re feeling and then hang on or pick it up."
October 06, 2022

American Marathon Debut Record? Conner Mantz Set to Rock 2022 Chicago Marathon

It's not very often that an American with multiple NCAA crowns and a 13:10 5000 pb makes his marathon debut in the prime of his career, but that's happening this week for Conner Mantz. Mantz's debut is the biggest for an American since Galen Rupp.
October 15, 2021

One of the Craziest Things We've Ever Seen In A Race: Elite Runner Ian Butler Turned Around & Ran the Wrong Way in the 2021 Chicago Marathon

We can't ever remember seeing this happen in an elite marathon and doubt we'll ever see it again.
October 07, 2021

Ryan Hall Q&A: "For Sara, Winning the Chicago Marathon Would Be More Meaningful Than Setting an American Record"

Ryan is bullish on Sara's fitness heading into the 2021 Chicago Marathon - "She’s definitely done workouts that she’s never been able to do before and [she’s] super confident, feeling great" - but acknowledges the warmish forecast may take the AR off the table.
October 05, 2021

2021 Chicago Marathon Preview: Sara Hall Chases Deena's AR, Galen Rupp Doubles Back from Olympics, & a Very Shallow Women's Field

We share our six biggest storylines with you and introduce you to the new men's favorite - Reuben Kipyego - whom we just learned was running the race today.
October 13, 2019

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.
October 13, 2019

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.
October 11, 2019

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.
October 11, 2019

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.
October 10, 2019

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?
October 10, 2019

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?
September 16, 2019

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.
July 11, 2019

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
May 09, 2019

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.