By Mike Reilley
Posted: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Sunday mornings are typically a slow time in Chicago for social media.
But pack more than 35,000 Chicago Marathon runners into the South Loop along with thousands of fans along a course that passes through 29 neighborhoods, and that suddenly changes.
The Twitter hashtag #chimarathon was trending No. 3 nationally on Sunday morning as runners and fans tweeted photos, well wishes and photos from inside the starting gate.
The Red Line Project team used Geofeedia, a geolocation-based social media search tool, to capture Twitter, Instagram and other social media near the race's start/finish line and the State Street. The maps below illustrate some of the geolocated Instagram shots and Twitter posts from various points of the race:
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