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Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Track Your Friends

Marathon Training Tips: Track Your Friends

Executive Race Director, Carey Pinkowski, discusses the various ways spectators can keep track of their friends and relatives participating in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Watch »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:43 AM
Marathon Training Tips: Use a Pace Team

Marathon Training Tips: Use a Pace Team

Julian Gordon, a NIKE+ Pace team member, discusses the benefits of running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a pace team. Watch »

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 1:11 AM
Marathon Training Tips: Mental and Physical Balance

Marathon Training Tips: Mental and Physical Balance

Dr. Philip Skiba discusses the importance of having mental focus as well as the physical aspects of training for a marathon. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 2:34 PM
Marathon Training Tip: Run For Change

Marathon Training Tip: Run For Change

Denise Sorreal of "Run For Change" discusses a tragedy in her life and how that experience motivated her to help train others for the Chicago Marathon. Watch »

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 8:30 PM
Marathon Training Tip:  Long Runs

Marathon Training Tip: Long Runs

Tera Moody talks about the importance of incorporating long runs into your training regimen. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 3:28 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Fighting Gravity

Marathon Training Tips: Fighting Gravity

NBC 5's Mike Adamle speaks with Nike master trainer Emily Hutchins about training methods designed to fight gravity on the latter end of your marathon race. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Tempo Runs

Marathon Training Tips: Tempo Runs

CARA Executive Director Wendy Jaehn talks with Mike Adamle about stepping up your training routine with tempo runs. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries

Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries

Michael Morrow, a physical therapist for Athletico, discusses injury prevention and knowing the difference between a serious injury and one due to fatigue. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 AM
Marathon Training Tip: Hydration

Marathon Training Tip: Hydration

Matthew Pahnke of GSSI talks about the importance of staying properly hydrated while training and a formula to help determine how much fluid you need to replenish your body. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 12:43 AM
Marathon Training Tip: Fueling Your Body

Marathon Training Tip: Fueling Your Body

Jamie Portnoy, registered dietician for Advocate Medical Group, has some tips on what to eat after your training run and race. Watch »

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