Your go-to resource for everything marathon

Mar 27, 2014
|
By Alexandria Fisher

Registration Closes for 2014 Shamrock Shuffle

Registration Closes for 2014 Shamrock Shuffle

Registration for the 35th annual Shamrock Shuffle, dubbed the world’s largest 8-kilometer road race, closed Thursday after the 40,000-participant cap was reached.

ABOUT US
Welcome to our 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.
Top Stories
3 ‘Edge Weapons’ Used in Gage Park Family Massacre

3 ‘Edge Weapons’ Used in Gage Park Family Massacre

Three “edge weapons” were used to carry out a gruesome murder of six family members in their Gage Park neighborhood home, police said.

Normal Metra UP/West Service Resumes

Normal Metra UP/West Service Resumes

Normal train service will resume on Metra’s Union Pacific/West Line Thursday morning after a fire damaged signal equipment earlier this week at a railroad facility in west suburban Melrose Park.

29 School Districts Get Help Financing Building Projects

29 School Districts Get Help Financing Building Projects

The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.

Chicago Transit Overhaul Gets $156M in New Federal Funds

Chicago Transit Overhaul Gets $156M in New Federal Funds

The federal government is steering $156 million in new funding to help Chicago modernize congested and aging sections of its busiest commuter rail corridor.

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI agents have converged on the Oregon wildlife refuge where the last four followers of Ammon and Ryan Bundy remain holed up, the agency confirmed Wednesday night. The FBI's Portland office said it has set up...

Cavallari's Brother Dealt With Paranoia Before Death: Police

Cavallari's Brother Dealt With Paranoia Before Death: Police

The brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures, according...