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Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 3:56 PM
U of I Brings Stellar Wheelchair Racing Team to Chicago Marathon

U of I Brings Stellar Wheelchair Racing Team to Chicago Marathon

Tatyana McFadden will be trying to defend her Bank of America Chicago Marathon wheelchair racing crown and brings a group of competitive teammates with her to the 2014 race. Watch »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 4:10 PM
Former Bear Jerry Azumah Tackles Chicago Marathon

Former Bear Jerry Azumah Tackles Chicago Marathon

Former All-Pro player will add athletic accomplishment to his resume this weekend at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Watch »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Elevated Security Remains for 2014 Chicago Marathon

Marathon officials reviewed and updated security procedures after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and those security measures will remain in place this year. Read »

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 2:55 PM
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By Salina Jewell

2014 Chicago Marathon Elite Runners

Take a look at the top runners kicking off this year's Bank of American... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:40 PM

Chicago Marathon: 5 Things to Know

Chicago Marathon: 5 Things to Know

Dreams will come true and goals will be achieved for elite and everyday athletes alike at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 3:18 AM
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By Marcus Riley

10 Memorable Chicago Marathons

From the time the first runners crossed the finish line in 1977, the Chicago... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 4:43 PM
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By Marcus Riley

2014 Chicago Marathon: By the Numbers

A numerical roundup of what makes the Bank of America Chicago Marathon so... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 1:11 AM

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo, Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge will be looking for personal best times on traditionally fast course. Read »

Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 2:32 AM

2014 Elite Male Runners: Kenenisa Bekele

2014 Elite Male Runners: Kenenisa Bekele

Olympic Gold Medalist Kenenisa Bekele will be running in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the first time. Read »

Friday, Oct 3, 2014 at 2:30 AM

2014 Elite Female Runners: Rita Jeptoo

2014 Elite Female Runners: Rita Jeptoo

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo returns to try and defend her Chicago Marathon crown this year. Read »

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