Saturday, Oct 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon 2015: Street Closures

Chicago Marathon 2015: Street Closures

More than 1 million spectators are expected to watch Chicago marathoners run the Oct. 11 race, but the massive event is sure to cause some traffic headaches if you're unaware of which streets will be closed.

Saturday, Oct 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon Runners Ready to Endure Heat

Chicago Marathon Runners Ready to Endure Heat

Runners competing in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon will face a challenge they may not have expected.

Friday, Oct 9, 2015

Chicago Marathon Eliminates Elite Pacers for This Year's Race

Chicago Marathon Eliminates Elite Pacers for This Year's Race

Oct. 11 marks the first Chicago Marathon in 26 years that will not feature elite pacesetters.

Friday, Oct 9, 2015

Meet Your 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Broadcast Hosts

Meet Your 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Broadcast Hosts

Olympians, world record holders and running legends team up with your very own News Channel 5 team members to cover the Chicago Marathon on Oct.11.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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

  • 2015 Chicago Marathon Preparation
  • Road Closures Begin on S. Columbus Dr.
  • Crews Hard at Work in Grant Park
Thursday, 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.

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