2024 Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Bank of America Chicago Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is one of the world's most renowned marathons, held annually in Chicago, Illinois. This prestigious event is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, attracting elite athletes and amateur runners from around the globe. The race is famed for its flat and fast course, which winds through Chicago's diverse neighborhoods, showcasing the city's architectural beauty and vibrant culture. The Chicago Marathon is not only a highlight in the international running community but also a significant event for the city, celebrated for its spirit of inclusivity, community engagement, and its substantial impact on local charities.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 13
2024

Location: 

Chicago, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

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How to train for Bank of America Chicago Marathon: Bank of America Chicago Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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