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Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 01:38 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 4: Ways to Train

2015 Marathon Training Tip 4: Ways to Train

In Marathon Training Tip 4, Tera Moody breaks down your Marathon training and explains the different aspect of a training regime you can follow to get ready for the big day.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 01:39 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 3: Importance of Proper Shoes

2015 Marathon Training Tip 3: Importance of Proper Shoes

In Marathon Training Tip 3, Nike+ run club coach Robin LaLonde talks about the importance of getting properly fit for your running shoes based on your gait and foot strike.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 01:39 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 2: Ways to Run for Charity

2015 Marathon Training Tip 2: Ways to Run for Charity

In Marathon Training Tip 2, The Marathon registration is closed, however, Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses ways of running the Marathon through the Charity program.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 01:37 PM CDT

2015 Marathon Training Tip 1: What to Do Before You Start Training

2015 Marathon Training Tip 1: What to Do Before You Start Training

In Marathon Training Tip 1, Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski gives an overview of what to expect in the next 18 weeks and emphasizes checking with a physician before starting a training program for...

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 12:42 PM CDT

Marathon Lottery Entrants Find Out Status Via Email

Marathon Lottery Entrants Find Out Status Via Email

The lucky ones will receive notification via email for the Oct. 11 race. Those who registered for the guaranteed entry opportunities will also be notified.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 12:13 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes

The lottery to enter the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has officially closed, but aspiring marathoners who failed to enter still have one more opportunity to do so.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 04:23 PM CDT
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By Colleen Connolly

Shufflers Share Their #ShamrockSelfies

Shufflers shared their #ShamrockSelfies in the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle in downtown... See Full Gallery

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 10:22 AM CDT

Thousands Run in Shamrock Shuffle

Thousands Run in Shamrock Shuffle

Thousands of runners hit the streets of Chicago in their running shoes for the 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 at 09:50 AM CDT

8K World Record Holder Stephen Sambu Wins Shamrock Shuffle

8K World Record Holder Stephen Sambu Wins Shamrock Shuffle

Stephen Sambu, the 8K world record holder from Kenya, finished the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle in first place.

Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 at 10:33 AM CDT

Alexi Pappas Takes First for Women in Shamrock Shuffle

Alexi Pappas Takes First for Women in Shamrock Shuffle

Elite runner Alexi Pappas took first place for women in the 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Monday.

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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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1 Dead in 2-Car Crash in Portage Park

1 Dead in 2-Car Crash in Portage Park

One man has died and at least one other person fled the scene after a two-car crash in the Northwest Side Portage Park early Saturday morning.

Shots Fired on Kennedy Expressway Ramp in Bucktown

Shots Fired on Kennedy Expressway Ramp in Bucktown

Shots were fired on a Kennedy Expressway exit ramp early Saturday morning in the North Side Bucktown neighborhood.

Legionnaires' Kills 2 Residents of Illinois Veterans' Home

Legionnaires' Kills 2 Residents of Illinois Veterans' Home

Two residents of an Illinois veterans' home have died of Legionnaires' disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday.

Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Police on Friday said no foul play is suspected after two men were found dead in a suburban home during a mysterious hazardous materials situation Thursday.

10 Years Later, Thousands Still Live With Katrina Damage

10 Years Later, Thousands Still Live With Katrina Damage

Pulling up to Jerry Reed's house in St. Roch neighborhood is like stepping back in time to August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina ripped through the area, devastating everything in its path.

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

The legacy of the lynching of thousands of black people in America was recalled when the death 60 years ago in Mississippi of just one — Emmett Till — was commemorated Friday at his gravesite in a suburban...