Jun 8, 2010

2009: Wanjiru Breaks Marathon Course Record

2009: Wanjiru Breaks Marathon Course Record

Russia's Liliya Shobukhova won for the women, and Australia's Kurt Fearnley won the wheelchair race.

Mar 12, 2011

McDonald's Runner Update Centers

McDonald's Runner Update Centers

Russia's Liliya Shobukhova won for the women, and Australia's Kurt Fearnley won the wheelchair race.

Oct 5, 2009

2009 Honda Training Tips

2009 Honda Training Tips

--> The 2009 Chicago Marathon Training tips kick-off the first weekend in June and will continue for 18 weeks.  Each week, check back for your tip of the week,with the NBC 5 Fitness Team joined by...

Feb 17, 2015

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Chicago Marathon registration is right around the corner, but before you throw your name in the lottery, consider the full cost of training for and actually running in Chicago's biggest racing event.

Dec 19, 2014

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Kenya's athletics federation says marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's "B'' sample has tested positive, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

Feb 17, 2015

Watch the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle Live

Watch the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle Live

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K marks the unofficial start of racing season in Chicago. Watch live as thousands of runners finish the race.

Oct 31, 2014

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.

Oct 12, 2014

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 55

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 55

Watch runners cross the finish line at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 12, 2014

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 48

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 48

Watch runners cross the finish line at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 12, 2014

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 29

2014 Chicago Marathon Finish Line 29

Watch runners cross the finish line at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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