Chicago Marathon 2021
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The Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2021 will be held on Sunday, October 10. The show of last year was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 35000 people from 100 countries and 50 states will join in this marathon. They will have to run for 26.2 miles to complete the event. The course will pass through 29 areas.

Today we will know when, where, and how to watch Chicago Marathon live stream here.

When and Where is Chicago Marathon 2021?

The full schedule of the Chicago Marathon is given below:

Sunday, October 10
Bank of America Chicago Marathon Grant Park schedule is given below:

  • Wheelchair Start (men): 7:20 a.m.
  • Wheelchair Start (women): 7:21 a.m.
  • Handcycle Start: 7:23 a.m.
  • 1st Wave Start (red): 7:30 a.m.
  • 2nd Wave Start (blue): 8 a.m.
  • 3rd Wave Start (orange): 8:35 a.m.
  • Spectator access to Grant Park will begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Abbott 27.2 Fest Grant Park, Butler Field9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Runner Reunite: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon start line is located in Grant Park at the intersection of Columbus Drive and Monroe Street. The finish line is located on Columbus Drive south of Balbo Drive in Grant Park.

Chicago Marathon 2021 Route Map:

The race will begin in Grant Park. Then it will go on its way north to Sheridan Road in Uptown. It will then continue back to the south and west by the United Center through the West Loop. It is south to the 35th Bronzeville Street. The race will finish back in Grant Park.

Only the registered runners will be able to see the starting and finishing line. Spectators can enter Grant park at 9.30 AM.

It is one of the latest and fastest marathons in the world. The course is a total of 26.2 miles. The time limit is 6 and half hours. Which means you will have to finish the race in six and a half hours.

How to Watch Chicago Marathon Live Stream?

NBC 5 Chicago

NBC 5 Chicago and have the right to broadcast the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on race day. On NBC 5 Chicago live television, the event will be broadcasted from 7-11 a.m. You will also be able to catch the live stream in the NBC Chicago app which will start from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Chicago Marathon live stream is available on NBC Chicago. You can stream NBC Chicago on Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV, as well as Peacock and other streaming platforms. But you will have to be subscribers to them at first.

Telemundo Chicago

Telemundo Chicago and will also broadcast the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on race day. The live broadcast of Telemundo Chicago will start at 7 a.m. and the stream will be available at from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Covid 19 restrictions:

All the participants will have to be fully vaccinated or be negative in the COVID test which is tested within 72 hours.


All the preparation for the Chicago Marathon is almost over. Now it’s time for the spectators to cheer the runners. So if you are someone from Chicago, you can go to the course and cheer your favorite player.


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