Conner Mantz and Clayton Young Become First Americans to Run Olympic Qualifying Times at Chicago Marathon

Coming into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, there had yet to be an American man to run the 2024 Olympic automatic qualifying standard time of 2:08:10. With the U.S. Olympic Trials taking place in early February, a mere four months away, this was a source of concern for U.S. marathoners. View this … Read more

Marathon Master at 40: Des Linden Breaks American Masters Record at Chicago Marathon

Des Linden, a true icon in the world of distance running, has stepped into the Masters category, turning 40 in July. While the years have rolled on, her speed and wisdom have only grown stronger, and her result at the Chicago Marathon has only solidified her status as a running legend. Linden’s illustrious career boasts … Read more

Sifan Hassan Shows her Versatility at Chicago Marathon by Running a New Course Record and the Second Fastest Marathon Ever

Sifan Hassan has solidified her status as an unstoppable force across various distances, demonstrating her prowess at the 2023 Chicago Marathon.  In a historic display, Hassan broke records and secured victory with a course-record time of 2:13:44, leaving two-time defending champion Ruth Chepngetich in her wake. View this post on Instagram A post shared by … Read more

Kelvin Kiptum Shatters Marathon World Record at the Chicago Marathon, Only his Third Ever

Kelvin Kiptum, the 23-year-old Kenyan sensation, etched his name in marathon history with a remarkable performance at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this morning.  In a stunning display of athleticism, Kiptum secured a convincing victory and shattered the world record set by the legendary Eliud Kipchoge. As the world watched in awe, Kiptum crossed … Read more

30 Marathon Quotes In Reflection Of The Endurance Epic

A marathon is regarded by many as one of the most physically demanding activities a person can undertake. Running requires months of practice and dedicated training in order to be effective and whilst still being safe for runner’s health. It is difficult to put into words the immensely inspiring and overwhelming feeling of participating in … Read more