Oct 9, 2014

Thousands of Runners, Spectators Arrive in Chicago for Marathon

Thousands of Runners, Spectators Arrive in Chicago for Marathon

The marathon is Sunday and Rahm Emanuel says the focus on the race remains on unification of the city.

Oct 9, 2014

How to Get to, Navigate Around Marathon

How to Get to, Navigate Around Marathon

The 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is Sunday, Oct. 12. NBC Chicago's Kye Martin has information about getting there, as well as the information about road and ramp closures that commuters need to know.

Oct 3, 2014

2014 Elite Female Runners: Amy Hastings

2014 Elite Female Runners: Amy Hastings

Judging by her personal best time of 2:27:03, Amy Hastings is the U.S.'s best hope to make some noise at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but she'll likely need to run much faster than that to make the...

Sep 23, 2014
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By Stride Staff

Graham Elliot Provides Meal Tips for Marathoners

Graham Elliot Provides Meal Tips for Marathoners

This purveyor of tasty creations who recently lost a bunch of weight, will show runners how to cook on Wednesday evening.

Sep 15, 2014

20 Questions with Graham Elliot

20 Questions with Graham Elliot

The celebrity chef stopped by NBC 5 to talk food and the Chicago Marathon. Stefan Holt grabbed him for a round of 20 questions. Find out some new things about Graham.

Aug 21, 2014
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By BJ Lutz

2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated more than $253 million worth of economic activity for the area, race officials announced Thursday.

Oct 12, 2014

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Aug 12, 2014

Three-time Olympic Medalist to Run Chicago Marathon

Three-time Olympic Medalist to Run Chicago Marathon

Kenenisa Bekele, three-time Olympic Gold medalist and 18-time World Championship medalist from Ethiopia, will compete in the Chicago Marathon Oct. 12.

Jul 7, 2014

Check Our Running Blog

Check Our Running Blog

Want to keep up with running news all year long? Of course you do! Check out our running blog Stride for tips, gear recommendations and training regimens.

Apr 10, 2014
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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!

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