Oct 9, 2015

Men to Run From Chicago Marathon to NYC in 22-Day Trek

Men to Run From Chicago Marathon to NYC in 22-Day Trek

The Chicago Marathon is challenging enough for many who run the race. However, two men plan on running it and continuing on in a 22-day fundraising mission.

Oct 9, 2015

TV Personality Bill Rancic Tackles Chicago Marathon

TV Personality Bill Rancic Tackles Chicago Marathon

It’s been 14 years, but entrepreneur and television personality, Bill Rancic, is once again ready to conquer the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 9, 2015

Legendary Marathoners Joan Benoit Samuelson, Deena Kastor Are Each Other's 'Inspiration'

Legendary Marathoners Joan Benoit Samuelson, Deena Kastor Are Each Other's 'Inspiration'

The two greatest American female runners in history will once again race through the streets of Chicago for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but instead of competing against each other, they will motivate...

Oct 9, 2015

2015 Chicago Marathon Expo Begins

2015 Chicago Marathon Expo Begins

Runners must pick up participant packets themselves either Friday or Saturday at McCormick Place.

Oct 8, 2015
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

2015 Chicago Marathon Preparation

As race day approaches, crews work to prepare the Chicago Marathon's start and... View gallery

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Oct 8, 2015

Chicago Alderman Runs Chicago Marathon for Charity

Chicago Alderman Runs Chicago Marathon for Charity

For one Chicago alderman, this year's Chicago Marathon is a way for him to raise money for the Special Olympics. Carol Marin reports.

Oct 8, 2015

2015 Chicago Marathon Steps Off Sunday

2015 Chicago Marathon Steps Off Sunday

Thousands of runners will descend on Chicago streets Sunday for the 38th Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Oct 8, 2015

Metra Adding Service for Chicago Marathon

Metra Adding Service for Chicago Marathon

In addition to regularly scheduled Sunday service, Metra will operate extra trains on five of its rail lines to accommodate Chicago Marathon participants and spectators.

Oct 7, 2015

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

City Releases Safety, Traffic Tips for Chicago Marathon

As the more than 40,000 runners in the Chicago Marathon prepare for the big day Sunday, the city of Chicago released its security plan and offered traffic tips to help runners and spectators safely navigate the...

Oct 5, 2015

Shortest Chicago Marathon Route Follows the Dashed “Blue Line”

Shortest Chicago Marathon Route Follows the Dashed “Blue Line”

Measuring precisely 26 miles and 385 yards, the dashed “blue line” indicates where to run on the Chicago Marathon course for the shortest possible route.

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