Running the 2012 Chicago Marathon, or are you one of the millions of spectators coming out to cheer on the runners? Check out our 2012 Chicago Marathon Guide to get information on the race's course, start times, spectator information, and more. The guide also includes information on marathon training programs if you still need to log in miles before the big day.
News flash: The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that Liliya Shobukhova of Russia will go for an unprecedented fourth consecutive victory in the event's 35th running on October 7, 2012. After she was unable to finish the Olympic Games Marathon on August 5 due to stomach cramps, Shobukhova, a pre-race gold medal favorite, will look to get back to her winning ways in Chicago where she is undefeated in three appearances.
A full 26.2 marathon sound too daunting? Try running a half marathon (13.1 miles). Get tips on doing so with our Half Marathon Training Guide.