World Marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich took the lead and never looked back at honors at the 43rd Edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon that was held on Sunday (10) in Chicago.
Chepngetich who took charge of the marathon when he dropped off his pacer earlierthan anticipated surge ahead cutting the tape in 2:22.31
The Kenyan was followed by three Americans who had a big day in off. Emma Bates came in second in 2:24.20 with Sara Hall closing the first three podium finishes in 2:27.19.
Keira D’Amato finished in fourth in 2:28.22 with Vivian Kiplagat from Kenya finishing in fifth place.