The Chicago Marathon

Each year the Chicago marathon is run in early October.

The course of the marathon takes the runners over five of the downtown bridges.

These photos capture runners as they cross the five bridges.

  • First runners cross the N. Columbus Dr bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • The Chicago Marathon underway at the N. Columbus Dr bridge
  • Runners crossing the N. State St bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • Spectators cheer runners at the N. State St bridge
  • Runners and spectators at the N. La Salle St bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • Runners pass a N. La Salle St bridgehouse
  • Wheel chair athelete crossing the N. Franklin St bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • Encouraging the runners at N. Franklin St - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • Runners and spectators at the N. Franklin St bridge
  • Leaving the N. Franklin St bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell
  • Spectators encourage runners at W. Adams St bridge
  • Runners crossing the W. Adams St bridge - ©2011 Patricia Armell