The Chicago Marathon is a marathon held every October in Chicago, Illinois. It is one of the six World Marathon Majors. Thus, it is also an IAAF Gold Label race. The Chicago Marathon is the fourth-largest race by number of finishers worldwide.

Event Chicago Marathon 2021
Date Sunday 10 October 2021
Location Grant Park, Chicago, USA

Race day schedule – time US Central (GMT +5):

  • Marathon Wheelchair Start (men): 7:20 a.m.
  • Marathon Wheelchair Start (women): 7:21 a.m
  • Marathon Handcycle Start: 7:23 a.m
  • Wave 1 Start (red): 7:30 a.m
  • Wave 2 Start (blue): 8 a.m
  • Wave 3 Start (orange): 8:35 a.m.

The 2021 Chicago Marathon is an upcoming marathon race scheduled to be held on October 10, 2021. It will be the 43rd edition of the annual Chicago Marathon. It will be the first edition of the Chicago Marathon to take place after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019.

Live stream and TV channels:

  • United States and Mexico: NBC 5, or on the NBC Chicago app. Telemundo will also offer a broadcast of Chicago Marathon on and the Telemundo Chicago app.
  • In the UK – Eurosport App from 13.15 BST (GMT +1)