The Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon

( 212 reviews )
100% of reviewers recommend this race
  • Chicago,
    Illinois,
    United States
  • October
  • 3 miles/5K, 26.2 miles/Marathon
  • Road Race

Stephanie Fichtelman

Delaware, Ohio, United States
6 12
2017
"2017 Chicago Marathon"
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Stephanie Fichtelman's thoughts:

I LOVE big races. I love giant expos and I love lots of crowd support.

The only crappy thing was the HEAT dear Lord. However, Chicago did what they could with LOTS of aid stations about every mile and each station was like 2 city blocks long. The fire departments had giant fans hooked up to hoses for misting stations between water stops in the back half of the race.
That last hill at mile 26 is total bullshit for the record though.

It's a world marathon, its only something you can experience, not enough words to really explain it.

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