CHICAGO — Kenyan runners Benson Kipruto and Ruth Chepngetich won the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, while Emily Sisson finished second and set a record for an American.
Kipruto finished in 2:04:24 – 25 seconds ahead of 2021 winner Seifu Tura Abdiwak of Ethiopia. Kenya’s John Korir finished third at 2:05:01.
Chepngetich was the top woman for the second straight year, finishing in 2:14:18. Sisson ran the course in 2:18:29 followed by Kenya’s Vivian Jerono Kiplagat in 2:20:52.
More than 40,000 runners took part in the 26.2 mile event.
Marcel Hug of Switzerland won the wheelchair division in 1:25:20. Susannah Scaroni of the United States was the top woman in 1:45:48.