Chicago Marathon 2021
The Chicago Marathon is a marathon held every October in Chicago, Illinois. In the 2021 edition of the Chicago Marathon, Kenyan athlete Ruth Chepngetich won the female marathon. The kenyan athlete showed determination and composure in the early stages of the race.
This marked Ruth's debut in the Chicago Marathon and she started it with an excellent win.She finished the 42 kilimetre race in a time of 2:42:13 making her win the gold medal and also bag the huge prize money for being first.
Chicago Marathon Prize Money
In this years edition, a total of 55,000 dollars were set aside for number one. This amount is equal to 6,094,000 Kenya Shillngs.
The prize money in this year's Chicago Marathon has reduced by nearly 50% and also the time bonuses were not present. The leading factor may be the Covid pandemic.
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