Chicago Marathon athletic wear

September 18, 2009 1:41:23 PM PDT
It's now three weeks away from the 2009 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. If you're planning to take part, you've probably been training for quite a while.

But have your figured out what you're going to wear?

Dave Zimmer from Fleet Feet sports explains why you don't want to wait until the last minute to pick out your running shoes and clothes.

Your marathon checklist from Fleet Feet Sports:

Shoes
Singlet and/or sports bra
Shorts
Hydration Belt
Energy bars and gels
Socks
Bodyglide
Sunscreen/ Lip balm
Sunglasses
Hat
Watch or HRM
Directions to Start
Warm up clothes
Gloves
Tissues
Gear check bag
Race number
Race belt or pins
Timing chip
Post-race clothes
Money for a ride home and/or post-race activities

Product information shown on ABC7:

Lauren was wearing: Icebreaker Dash Tank, in Rose/Cranberry, retails: $55.00 Icebreaker Chakra Zip, in Rose/Silver, retails: $80.00 Adidas Supernova Dual Short, in Pure Steel, retails: $42.00

Balega Enduro Lo Cut, retails: $9.95 Nathan 3-bottle Speedbelt, retails: $50.00 Nike Daybreak Cap, in Dark Gray, retails $22.00

Dan is wearing: Brooks HVAC T, in Cavalier, retails: $56.00 Brooks Infiniti Short, in Admiral, retails: $36.00

Smartwool PhD Running Ultra Light Mini socks, in black/silver, retails: $14.95 Sweatvac Visor, in white, retails: $15.00 Ryders Throttle Polarized Sunglasses, retails, $70.00

Both Dan and Lauren will be wearing Brooks Adrenaline GTS 9, which retail for $105

Other Accessories: Amphipod Race Number Belt, retails: $9.00 Amphipod Zip Pod Shoe Pocket, retails: $9.95 Body Gilde, 1.3oz, retails: $7.99

Fleet Feet Sports has two locations: 1620 N. Wells at Pipers Alley and 4555 N. Lincoln Ave in Lincoln Square.


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