Sister City Committees Cheer on Runners at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the Gothenburg, Hamburg, Osaka, Paris and Vilnius Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International joined with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 11, 2015.

The Birmingham, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Mexico City and Paris Committees also hosted welcome receptions for runners from the respective countries they represent.

In addition, the Hamburg Committee facilitated home stays for German runners and welcomed runners at a booth at the Marathon Expo on October 9 and 10.