EL RINCON DE LOS MARATONISTAS
Un blog dedicado a las personas amantes de los maratones (42k), deportes de aventura y en especial a las carreras, este site es una nueva manera de compartir sobre las experiencias vividas, entrenamientos, inscripciones, fechas de las carreras y maratones y todo lo concerniente a los 42k. Te invito para que hagas de las carreras un estilo de vida.
Abiertas las inscripciones para el Maratón de Chicago 2010
Registration for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opens February 1 In this issue:
Register for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Run for Charity in 2010
Join Us on Facebook
Run the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K
What Inspires You?
A Record Year in 2009
Registration for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opens February 1 Registration for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will open at 12:01 a.m. (CDT) on Monday, February 1. The 33rd edition of the Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 10. The Chicago Marathon, one of the World Marathon Majors, is home to the fastest marathon ever run on U.S. soil, and is the site of four world record performances and countless personal bests.
Registration will be available online at chicagomarathon.com and will remain open until the event reaches its 45,000-participant capacity. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register early. The 2009 Chicago Marathon reached its capacity in late April.
The registration fee is $135 for U.S. participants and $160 for participants outside the U.S.
Your participation in the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will directly benefit youth running programs in Chicago. Two dollars from each entry, along with a dollar-for-dollar match by Bank of America, will be donated to benefit Chicago-based youth running initiatives.
In advance of race day, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will take place at McCormick Place Convention Center on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9. The two-day Health & Fitness Expo features hundreds of industry-leading exhibitors offering the latest in running and fitness footwear, apparel, nutrition and technology. The Expo is free and open to the public.
For more information and to register for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, visit chicagomarathon.com.
Run for Charity in 2010 Running a marathon is a tremendous personal achievement, but running to benefit someone else makes the journey exponentially more meaningful. Please consider running on behalf of a charity when you register for the 2010 race.
In 2009, a record 8,500 runners dedicated their marathon to a cause greater than themselves, and together they raised nearly $10 million for 123 charitable causes. As a result, the impact of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is felt around the world, and no place more significantly than in the Chicago communities that host this great event.
Will 2010 be the year that you run for charity? Click here for additional information about our charity program and the more than 100 incredible organizations that are currently building teams.
Join Us on Facebook Become a fan of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Facebook. As race day draws near fans of the Marathon page will receive fun facts and information about the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Also, tell us about your training and preparation for the 2010 event, and share your excitement for race day with others.
Run the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Sign up now to run the 2010 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K on March 21. The world’s largest 8K race, the Shamrock Shuffle is a flat and fast course that mirrors segments of the famed Chicago Marathon route, including the start and finish in Grant Park and a mile-long stretch on State St. in the heart of the downtown Loop.
Click here to register now as the event is rapidly approaching its 36,000-participant capacity.
What Inspires You? We are searching for stories of inspiration involving the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Are you planning to run in honor of someone or racing to promote a cause? Are you on a mission to achieve an incredible goal? Are you a volunteer or a fan who has witnessed something extraordinary from the sidelines of the Chicago Marathon? We want to hear from you!
Visit chicagomarathon.com/mystory to share your inspirational story with us. Your story could be featured on our Web site, in our print publications, or in our communication to the media.
A Record Year in 2009 2009 was one for the record books at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Not only did Olympic gold medalist Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya set a Chicago course and North American record with his winning time of 2:05:41, but a few other numbers added up to all-time bests for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon: