Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 6/28/14
USWNT soccer stars Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach came to my hometown today to run part of the 2011 Chicago Marathon. And serve as celebrity, guests? hosts? I don’t know what title one gives to celebrities in marathons. Anyways, here are some photos, and tweets from it. Photo credit Hope Solo on WhoSay From Twitter @hopesolo We didn’t get passed even by the elite runners for a whole half of a mile! We expected to only lead for 10 seconds!Wayne and I rocked it! #fb @drashmancnn and I led the chicago marathon and 45,000 runners for a half of a mile! And we did it all for Billy! #fb Honored 2 introduce Wayne @drashmancnn my hero! link @alexmorgan13 Today was a great day! 1st marathon, and now I understand the reasoning why 45,000 runners train for this, simply amazing. Beat the sun this morning,ready for #chimarathon! So inspiring being surrounded by 45k runners. #fb Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site that generates millions of unique v...

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