2021 Chicago Marathon

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43rd Chicago Marathon
Venue Chicago, United States
DatesOctober 10, 2021 (2021-10-10)
Champions
Men Seifu Tura (2:06:12)
Women Ruth Chepngetich (2:22:31)
Wheelchair men Daniel Romanchuk (1:29:07)
Wheelchair women Tatyana McFadden (1:48:57)
  2019
2022 

The 2021 Chicago Marathon was held on October 10, 2021. It was the 43rd edition of the annual Chicago Marathon, and the first after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019. The 2020 Chicago Marathon was canceled as a result of the pandemic. [1] The race is the third of five World Marathon Majors scheduled for 2021; all the events in the series are being run in the span of six weeks between late September and early November. [2]

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Participants were required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of attending the event. [3]

The marathon was won by Seifu Tura of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya, in 2:06:12 and 2:22:31, respectively, while the wheelchair race was won by Daniel Romanchuk and Tatyana McFadden, both of the United States, in 1:29:07 and 1:48:57, respectively. [4] [5]

Results

Results for the top ten in the running races and top three in the wheelchair races are listed below.

Men's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Seifu Tura Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:06:12
Silver medal icon.svg Galen Rupp Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:06:35
Bronze medal icon.svg Eric Kiptanui Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:06:51
4 Kengo Suzuki Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2:08:50
5 Shifera Tamru Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:09:39
6 Colin Mickow Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:13:31
7 Nico Montanez Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:13:55
8 Reuben Kipyego Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:14:24
9 Reed Fischer Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:14:41
10 Wilkerson Given Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:14:55
Women's race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Ruth Chepngetich Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:22:31
Silver medal icon.svg Emma Bates Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:24:20
Bronze medal icon.svg Sara Hall Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:27:19
4 Keira D'Amato Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:28:22
5 Vivian Kiplagat Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 2:29:14
6 Maegan Krifchin Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:30:17
7 Carrie Verdon Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:31:51
8 Sarah Pagano Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:33:11
9 Meseret Belete Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 2:33:14
10 Lindsay Flanagan Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:33:20


Men's wheelchair race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Daniel Romanchuk Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:29:07
Silver medal icon.svg Marcel Hug Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1:29:08
Bronze medal icon.svg Aaron Pike Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:29:28
Women's wheelchair race result
PositionAthleteNationalityTime
Gold medal icon.svg Tatyana McFadden Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:48:57
Silver medal icon.svg Yen Hoang Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:50:14
Bronze medal icon.svg Jenna Fesemyer Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:50:23

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References

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  4. https://archive.is/20211010145346/https://results.chicagomarathon.com/2021/?pid=leaderboard
  5. https://archive.is/20211010141050/https://results.chicagomarathon.com/2021/?pid=leaderboard&event=WHL