Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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45,000 runners hit the streets of Chicago, winding through 29 neighborhoods during the Chicago Marathon on October 12, 2014.
Grant Park, Loop Sunday October 11 2015 Free

Each October, 45,000 runners hit the streets of Chicago and take a 26.2 mile tour of the city on foot. It's too late to enter this year's race, but you can cheer on participants at locations all around the city, including popular spots like Chinatown, Lincoln Park and at the finish line in Grant Park.

Venue name: Grant Park
Contact:
Address: 337 E Randolph St
Chicago

Cross street: at Columbus Dr
Opening hours: Daily 6am-11pm.
Transport: El stop: Red to Monroe; Blue to Washington; Orange, Green, Pink, Purple (rush hrs), Brown to Randolph. Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10.
Event website: http://www.chicagomarathon.com/