Ryan Hall Pulls Out of Chicago Marathon


For exclusive access to all of our fitness, gear, adventure, and travel stories, plus discounts on trips, events, and gear, sign up for Outside+ today.

Ryan Hall, the American marathon star, has pulled out of the Chicago Marathon. Hall wrote on his blog today that he has canceled all races for the rest of 2010 due to extreme fatigue.

As Mike Kessler wrote in the October issue of Outside, Hall, 28, was hoping to win the October 10 marathon, “becoming the first American-born man to take that race since 1982” and “smash the American marathon record.”

Hall will be in Chicago during marathon weekend to participate in the weekend's other events.

Read more about Hall's career and what makes him tick in Outside's profile.

Photo of Ryan Hall by Michael Muller.

Erin Beresini

promo logo