Where were you in 1977?
That year, Jimmy Carter was president, “Star Wars” opened in movie theaters, a gallon of gas cost 65 cents, and the 4,200 registered participants in the Mayor Daley Marathon made it the largest marathon in the world at the time.
So much has changed since Chicago’s first marathon. Every day leading up to the Oct. 8 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, we’ll take you through another year of local, cultural and marathon history.
Scroll down for a look back.
Published at 5:17 PM CDT on Sep 1, 2017 | Updated at 5:29 PM CDT on Sep 1, 2017