The 40th Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon begins at 7:30 a.m. NBC 5 offers complete live coverage of the 2017 race beginning at 7 a.m. CT online and on TV.
Elite wheelchair racers (start time 7:20 a.m.) include Kurt Fearnley of Australia, Tatyana McFadden of Russia, Marcel Hug of Switzerland, Josh George of U.S.A., Ernst van Dyke of South Africa, Manuela Schar of Switzerland, and Amanda McGrory of U.S.A., Susannah Scaroni of U.S.A.
Elite runners include Abel Kirui of Kenya, Jordan Hasay of U.S.A., Florence Kiplagat of Kenya, Diego Estrada of Mexico, Stanley Biwott of Kenya, Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia, Galen Rupp of U.S.A., Luke Puskedra of U.S.A. , Bernard Kipyego of Kenya, Brigid Kosgei of Kenya, Aaron Braun of U.S.A., Chris Derrick of U.S.A., Becky Wade of U.S.A., Sarah Crouch of U.S.A., Alia Gray of U.S.A., Maegan Krifchin of U.S.A., Dennis Kimetto of Kenya, Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia, Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea, Stephen Sambu of Kenya, Valentine Kipketer of Kenya, Karolina Nadolska of Poland, and Madai Perez of Mexico.
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— Chicago Marathon (@ChiMarathon) October 8, 2017
— Robb Ellis (@WxRobb) October 8, 2017
— NBC Chicago (@nbcchicago) October 8, 2017
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NWS FORECAST 6:47 AM
Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Columbus Day: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night: A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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