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Tips, Tricks and Gear Recommendations for Chicago Runners
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, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Registration Closes for 2014 Shamrock Shuffle

Registration Closes for 2014 Shamrock Shuffle

Registration for the 35th annual Shamrock Shuffle, dubbed the world’s largest 8-kilometer road race, closed Thursday after the 40,000-participant cap was reached. Read »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 7:51 AM
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By Lisa Balde
      

2014 Marathon Registration Begins

Registration for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon begins at noon Wednesday for guaranteed and lottery entries for the Oct. 12 race. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 8:55 AM
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By Lisa Balde

Chicago Marathon Postpones Race Registration

Chicago Marathon Postpones Race Registration

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has postponed race registration until March 19 to check its new system, organizers said. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 8:59 AM
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By Stride Staff

Chicago Marathon Postpones Registration Date

Chicago Marathon Postpones Registration Date

After last year's registration snafu, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon introduced a new process to sign up for the 2014 race. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 12:17 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

Registration for 2014 Chicago Marathon Begins in March

Registration for 2014 Chicago Marathon Begins in March

Officials announced this week that registration would open two weeks later than last year, and some are speculating a format change after this year's system crash. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 11:59 AM
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By Shelby Bremer

Holiday Gifts for Chicago Runners

Holiday Gifts for Chicago Runners

Still not sure what to give your runner friends for the holidays? Check out these gifts unique to our city and our sport. Read »

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

Runners Should Keep Turns Tight During Marathon

Runners Should Keep Turns Tight During Marathon

The Sun-Times recommends that during your race, keep your turns tight for a shorter run. Read »

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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By Shelby Bremer

How To Find Your Family After the Chicago Marathon

How To Find Your Family After the Chicago Marathon

Make sure to communicate a meeting spot with your fan club before Sunday's race Read »

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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By Shelby Bremer

Advice from Runner's World for the Chicago Marathon

Advice from Runner's World for the Chicago Marathon

Bart Yasso of Runner's World shares advice for the Chicago Marathon Read »

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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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