Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon, which carries the name The all bank Chicago Marathon since 1994 officially, belongs to the largest Marathonveranstaltungen world-wide. Due to its extremely flat course here already numerous world records were run.

To the participation it does not require qualification time, but the official after 6 hours 30 minutes closed. Altogether approximately 40,000 runners can prove their efficiency here. 2005 säumten 1.200.000 spectators the distance, at which approximately 8,000 files, physicians, firefighters and policeman for expiration and support provided.

history

of Chicago of first Marathon found to 25. September 1977 instead of, the starting money amounted to 5$. Over 4.200 runners it participated whereby Chicago was promoted immediately to the largest Marathon and 2,128 came over the target line. The winners were called Dan Cloeter (2: 17: 52) from Indiana and Dorothy Doolittle (2: 50: 47) from Texas.

Already when subsequent running began over 5.200 runners, from which despite large heat 4,053 in the goal arrived. When this running in the USA from two blocks one started for the first time.

Although with 10. Already 1987 12,000 runners began anniversary and finishten 8,173, gave it in the subsequent year to no Marathon: No sponsor let itself be found.

1994 could be won with the all bank a new sponsor, who holds today for the meeting to the loyalty and became named-giving.

2001 decided to actually go through that as Pacemaker for the first distance half engangierte Ben Kimondiu and won a running. The Siegerin Catherine Ndereba ran one world record time, whereby Chicago was allowed to add itself now American records and world records for men and women.

Since 2006 Chicago Marathon belong to the World Marathon of major.

winner list

Year of men women
Time winner time Siegerin
2005 2:07: 02 Felix Limo - Kenya 2:21: 25 Deena Kastor - the USA
2004 2:06: 16 Evans Rutto - Kenya 2:23: 45 Constantina Diţă Tomescu - Romania
2003 2:05: 50 Evans Rutto - Kenya 2:23: 07 Svetlana Zakharova - Russia
2002 2:05: 56 Khalid Khannouchi - the USA 2:17: 18 Paula Radcliffe - Great Britain
2001 2:08: 52 Ben Kimondiu - Kenya 2:18: 47 Catherine Ndereba - Kenya
2000 2:07: 01 Khalid Khannouchi - Morocco 2:21: 33 Catherine Ndereba - Kenya
1999 2:05: 42 Khalid Khannouchi - Morocco 2:25: 59 Joyce Chepchumba - Kenya
1998 2:06: 54 Ondoro Osoro - Kenya 2:23: 57 Joyce Chepchumba - Kenya
1997 2:07: 10 Khalid Khannouchi - Morocco 2:29: 03 Marian Suez clay/tone - Great Britain
1996 2:08: 52 Paul Evans - Great Britain 2:30: 41 Marian Suez clay/tone - Great Britain
1995 2:11: 18 Eamonn Martin - Great Britain 2:28: 27 Ritva Lemittinen - Finland
1994 2:11: 16 Luiz Antonio DOS Santos - Brazil 2:31: 34 Kristy John clay/tone - the USA
1993 2:13: 14 Luiz Antonio DOS Santos - Brazil 2:33: 18 Ritva Lemittinen - Finland
1992 2:16: 14 Jose Cesar Souza - Brazil 2:37: 41 Linda Somers - the USA
1991 2:14: 33 Joseildo Rocha - Brazil 2:36: 21 Midde Hamrin Senorski - Sweden
1990 2:09: 41 Martin Pitayo - Mexico 2:30: 11 Aurora Cunha - Portugal
1989 2:11: 25 Paul Davies Resound - Great Britain 2:28: 15 Lisa pasture brook - the USA
1988 2:08: 57 Alejandro Cruz - Mexico 2:29: 17 Lisa pasture brook - the USA
1987 only Halbmarathon only Halbmarathon
1986 2:08: 27 Toshihiko Seko - Japan 2:27: 08 Ingrid Kristiansen Norway
1985 2:07: 13 Steve Jones - Great Britain 2:21: 21 Joan Benoit Samuel

 

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