Lance Armstrong will not be allowed to participate in October's Chicago Marathon due to the August rulings made by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, according to Runner's World.
Armstrong was officially stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life in late August after electing to discontinue his appeal process. However, the city of Chicago is upholding the ruling from the USADA that the cyclist be banned from all sports.
Armstrong had intended to participate in the marathon as a member of the team sponsored by the Lance Armstrong Foundation, better known as Livestrong. "It seems a little over the top to pursue him beyond the cycling arena to me," John Conley, whose company owns and operates the Livestrong Austin Marathon and Half Marathon, told Runner's World.
The Chicago marathon will take place on Oct. 7.
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