The heart of the great Midwest, Chicago is known for it’s deep-dish pizza, windy winters and a sparkly skyline. But even more so, it’s known for its friendly citizens and laid back city vibe. This comes through in its marathon, where 45,000 runners make their way through both high-rise architecture and 29 neighborhoods with 1.7 million spectators cheering them on. You’ll pass historic landmarks and end up in Grant Park, running with the elite, while experiencing Midwestern hospitality at its finest. The welcoming race is the perfect way to see Chi-town.