Nov 12, 2015

30 Years Later, Marathon Winner Returns With Big Goal

30 Years Later, Marathon Winner Returns With Big Goal

American running legend and Olympic gold medalist in the marathon Joan Benoit Samuelson aims to run within 30 minutes of her record breaking 1985 Chicago Marathon time.

Oct 2, 2015

2015 Chicago Marathon: By the Numbers

2015 Chicago Marathon: By the Numbers

Thousands of runners will give it their best at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 a.m. Here are some numbers to know about this year's race:

Oct 11, 2015

What the Chicago Marathon Means for Olympic Hopefuls

What the Chicago Marathon Means for Olympic Hopefuls

For some runners, there may be more on the [finish] line in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Sep 29, 2015

26 Empowering Mantras To Conquer Every Marathon Mile

26 Empowering Mantras To Conquer Every Marathon Mile

Here are 26 favorite mantras and words of encouragement from Nike + Run Club Chicago to help you conquer each mile.

Oct 11, 2015

What You'll See at Each Mile of the Chicago Marathon

What You'll See at Each Mile of the Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon is one of the best ways to explore the city's diverse neighborhoods, as runners race up north to Wrigleyville, out west to Greektown, down south to Chinatown and everywhere in between.

Sep 30, 2015

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

Top Wheelchair Athletes to Race in Chicago Marathon

The best American wheelchair athletes are set to compete in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this year in the hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Paralympics team.

Oct 3, 2015

Mom Finds Solace in Marathon Running After Daughter Dies

Mom Finds Solace in Marathon Running After Daughter Dies

Ivy Draganova started running to deal with the grief she suffered when her baby daughter died, but on Oct. 11, she's running to complete a new challenge — to finish the Chicago Marathon and to raise money for a...

Oct 5, 2015

Marathoner Hopes to Qualify for Olympics in Chicago Race

Marathoner Hopes to Qualify for Olympics in Chicago Race

After finding her passion for running and then suffering injuries that kept her from the sport, marathon runner Danelle Beeson will take on the Chicago Marathon with an ambitious new goal this year — to qualify...

Oct 11, 2015

How to Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

How to Track Runners at the Chicago Marathon

Watching the Chicago Marathon from the sidelines can be a sport in itself as spectators race their friends and family in the race to meet them at the next checkpoint. Fortunately, race organizers have made...

Sep 25, 2015

Tsegaye Kebede Withdraws From Chicago Marathon

Tsegaye Kebede Withdraws From Chicago Marathon

Ethiopian athlete Tsegaye Kebede, who became the first man from his country to win the Chicago Marathon in 2012, has withdrawn from this year's Chicago Marathon because of a recent injury.

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