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Bank Of America Marathon Delivers Over $1 Billion In Impact

Calling it an "important economic driver for the city," a new report shows that the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has delivered more than $1.1 billion over the past four years in economic impact to the city, more than $280 million per year during that period. The 40th anniversary of the event, scheduled for Oct. 8, is again expected to top the $280 million figure. The marathon "directly contributed an estimated $115 million to the main sectors of the tourism industry.


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