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Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:32 PM
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By Associated Press, Stride Staff
      

Chicago Marathon Women's Champ Wins in Boston

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya finished first in the women's elite field, setting a course record of 2:18:57. Jeptoo becomes the seventh three-time Boston Marathon champion. Read »

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM
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By Associated Press, Stride Staff
      

University of Illinois' McFadden Wins Boston Wheelchair Division

Tatyana McFadden of the University of Illinois has won the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon for the second straight year. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:55 AM
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By Colleen Connolly

14 Chicago-Area Races To Run In May

14 Chicago-Area Races To Run In May

Get your running shoes on and register for Chicago's upcoming races, from 5K's to triathlons. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:57 PM
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By Marcus Riley
      

Chicago Runners Make Emotional Journey Back to Boston

The Boston Marathon tragedy hit close to home for a group of Chicago runners who were just short of the finish line when the first bomb went off. Now they're set to finish what they started. Read »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 4:43 PM
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By Colleen Connolly

How To Get Out of a Running Slump

How To Get Out of a Running Slump

Race season is just beginning. Don't let a slump keep you from participating. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 3:10 PM
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By Colleen Connolly

Best Ways for Runners to Cross Train

Best Ways for Runners to Cross Train

Hold back on running and try out new forms of exercise to improve your race-season fitness. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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By Colleen Connolly

70,000+ Enter Chicago Marathon Lottery

70,000+ Enter Chicago Marathon Lottery

With only 45,000 spots available, marathon lottery applicants may need a back-up plan to get into the race. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

Nike To Give Away 20 Chicago Marathon Entries

Nike To Give Away 20 Chicago Marathon Entries

Want to check out the new 2014 Nike Free line? Want guaranteed entry into the Chicago Marathon? This weekend, you just might have a chance at both! Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 2:08 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

Friday #StrideInspiration

Friday #StrideInspiration

Tell your long run who's boss this weekend with a little extra boost of motivation. Read »

Sunday, Apr 6, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes Monday

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes Monday

Still on the fence about running the Chicago Marathon this year? Whatever you choose to do, make your decision by Monday when the entry period officially closes! Read »

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Chicago is a city in constant motion, filled with runners and bikers and power-walkers. NBCChicago's Stride blog is dedicated to keeping this city moving. We cover Chicago's running community, offer tips on trails, best practices on work out regimens, gear recommendations and more. But we're not the experts -- you are. So talk to us, tell us about your run, share what's on your iPod or that new stretching technique. We want to know!

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Shelby Bremer Shelby Bremer is a lifelong Chicagoan and exercise fanatic, blogging about all things running for Stride. If you have thoughts or ideas to share, email her at shelbybremer@gmail.com or tweet to @shelbybremer.
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