The 26.2-mile race has become more competitive for both the men's and women's divisions.
We caught up with the newly-minted 2:07:47 marathoner.
The marathon rookie ran a 2:27:17 debut at Chicago this past weekend.
Over 1,300 runners came up empty handed at the end.
Ethiopians rule the the roads in the Windy City.
The Ethiopian is on the hunt for that elusive victory.
Patrick Smyth and Jimmy Grabow highlight promising U.S. contingent at the 35th edition.
It's the most wonderful time of the racing year.
The Olympian will use the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon as a tuneup for next month's Chicago Marathon.
A recent report indicates that $220 million was raised for the Windy City.