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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:12 AM CDT

Elevated Security Remains for 2014 Chicago Marathon

Elevated Security Remains for 2014 Chicago Marathon

Marathon officials reviewed and updated security procedures after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and those security measures will remain in place this year.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:11 AM CDT

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo, Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge will be looking for personal best times on traditionally fast course.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:15 AM CDT

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

Not running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, but have friends and family who are? You'll definitely want to be able to stay updated on their progress in the sea of runners and easily find them after the fact.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:09 AM CDT
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By Marcus Riley

10 Bars to Help Ease the Post-Marathon Pain

You've trained hard all year and fulfilled your goal of running the 2014 Bank of... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:05 AM CDT
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By Marcus Riley

10 Spots to Carbo Load Before the Marathon

Be sure to put the right ingredients in your stomach the night before the See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM CDT

Celeb Chef Graham Elliot Tackles Chicago Marathon

Celeb Chef Graham Elliot Tackles Chicago Marathon

Elliot and his wife, Allie, are running for SmileTrain Team Empower, an international charity that provides cleft palate surgery to those in need.

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Welcome to our 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon section. Follow along with our race coverage as thousands prepare to compete for the biggest race of the year, stepping off Oct. 13.
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