Chicago Marathon 2018
October 7, 2018 -
Für den 41. Bank of America chicago Marathon werden über 40.000 Teilnehmer erwartet. Die Läufer folgen einem pittoresken Downtown-Kurs, der im Grant Park endet, am Ufer des Michigan Sees.
Kenya’s Dickson Chumba, Chicago Marathon winner in 2015, heads the men’s elite field, but faces tough competition from fellow countryman and 2016 champion Abel Kirui. In the women's race, Brigid Kosgei of Kenya and Ethiopian Birhane Dibaba both aim to claim their first title in Chicago after podium finishes in recent years.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah from Britain will also make his Chicago Marathon debut. He finished third in London earlier this year, breaking the British marathon record with a time of 2:06:22.