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Friday, Jul 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now the largest running event in the world to be certified as sustainable.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 03:45 PM CDT

Marathon Training Tip 8: Managing Aches, Pains

Marathon Training Tip 8: Managing Aches, Pains

As Chicago Marathoners continue their training programs, it's important for them to effectively manage any aches and pains that develop as their runs get longer.

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 11:38 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 7: What to Eat Before and After Workouts

2015 Marathon Training Tip 7: What to Eat Before and After Workouts

Advocate Health Care dietician Jamie Portnoy discusses nutritional tips for use Pre and Post workout.

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:25 AM CDT

Legendary Runners to Return to Chicago for Marathon

Legendary Runners to Return to Chicago for Marathon

Legendary American marathon runners Joan Benoit Samuelson and Deena Kastor will make their long-awaited return to Chicago this fall for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Monday, Jul 6, 2015 at 11:43 PM CDT

Marathon Training Tip 6: Prevent Fatigue and Injury

Marathon Training Tip 6: Prevent Fatigue and Injury

Nike Plus running coach Robin LaLonde discusses recovery techniques to be used after a training run to help prevent fatigue and injury.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:37 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 5: Keeping Hydrated

2015 Marathon Training Tip 5: Keeping Hydrated

Dr. George Chiampas discusses the importance of being properly hydrated during your marathon training.

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Welcome to our 2015 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. 11.
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