• 2016 Chicago marathon Elite Field

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Men's and Women's elite field for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. 

Men's elite field is led by Kenya's Dickson Chumba, the 2015 Chicago marathon winner who holds a personal best of 2:04:32. Over the past years, Chumba also produced victories in Rome, Eindhoven and Tokyo. 

Women's is led by 2-time World Cross Country Champion, the 2011 world half marathon and Berlin marathon champion, Florence Kiplagat of Kenya. With her 2:19:44 personal best Kiplagat is the only sub 2:20 marathoner among the women in the field. 

Men's Elite Field 

Dickson Chumba (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:04:32

Tsegaye Kebede (ETH) Marathon PR: 2:04:38

Abel Kirui (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:05:04

Micah Kogo (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:06:56

Paul Lonyangata (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:07:14

Gideon Kipketer (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:08:14

Koji Gokaya (JPN) Marathon PR: 2:09:21

Takuya Fukatsu (JPN) Marathon PR: 2:09:31

Luke Puskedra (USA) Marathon PR: 2:10:24

Elkanah Kibet (USA) Marathon PR: 2:11:31

Kazuya Ishida (JPN) Marathon PR: 2:11:57

Ryoichi Matsuo (JPN) Marathon PR: 2:12:11

Tim Young (USA) Marathon PR: 2:14:40

David Nilsson (SWE) Marathon PR: 2:17:19

Jose Madera (USA) Marathon PR: 2:17:25

Tony Migliozzi (USA) Marathon PR: 2:17:44

Jonathan Mott (USA) Marathon PR: 2:18:12

Kevin Havel (USA) Marathon PR: 2:21:57

Dustin Emerick (USA) Marathon PR: 2:22:16

Andrew Epperson (USA) Marathon PR: 2:22:20

Diego Estrada (USA)

Stephen Sambu (KEN) Marathon debut

Tom Anderson (GBR) Marathon debut

Chris Burnett (USA) Marathon debut

Kiya Dandena (USA) Marathon debut

Andrew Sherman (GBR) Marathon debut

Daniel Wallis (NZL) Marathon debut


Women's Elite

Florence Kiplagat (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:19:44

Atsede Baysa (ETH) Marathon PR: 2:22:03

Valentine Kipketer (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:23:02

Gulume Chala (ETH) Marathon PR: 2:23:12

Yebrgual Melese (ETH) Marathon PR: 2:23:23

Visiline Jepkesho (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:24:44

Purity Rionoripo (KEN) Marathon PR: 2:25:00

Meskerem Assefa (ETH) Marathon PR: 2:25:11

Serena Burla (USA) Marathon PR: 2:28:01

Freya Ross (GBR) Marathon PR: 2:28:10

Jessica Draskau-Petersson (DEN)  Marathon PR: 2:30:07

Tera Moody (USA) Marathon PR: 2:30:53

Agnieszka Mierzejewska (POL) Marathon PR: 2:30:55

Sarah Crouch (USA) Marathon PR: 2:32:44

Heather Lieberg (USA) Marathon PR: 2:34:08

Sarah Cummings (USA) Marathon PR: 2:34:47

Alia Gray (USA) Marathon PR: 2:35:47

Laurie Knowles (USA) Marathon PR: 2:36:29

Caitlin Chrisman (USA) Marathon PR: 2:40:28

Julia Roman-Duval (USA) Marathon PR: 2:40:55

Rachel Hyland (USA) Marathon PR: 2:41:26

Emma Polley (USA) Marathon PR: 2:42:07

Kristen Heckert (USA) Marathon PR: 2:42:32

Columba Montes (USA) Marathon PR: 2:51:45

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