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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:53 PM CDT

Brooks Academy High Runs for African Children

Brooks Academy High Runs for African Children

In 2013 the Brooks College Prep Academy team helped raise enough funds to provide more than 200 African kids with a lifetime supply of clean water.

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

Team Oasis Helps Orphan Children

Team Oasis Helps Orphan Children

Team Oasis runs to raise money to build homes in Africa for orphaned children.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:11 AM CDT

St. Patrick's Day Queen Runs for Misericordia

St. Patrick's Day Queen Runs for Misericordia

Lauren Catinella, the 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade Queen, discusses the personal reason she's running for Misericordia, a home for more than 600 children and adults with developmental and...

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 08:05 PM CDT
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By Stride Staff

Graham Elliot Provides Meal Tips for Marathoners

Graham Elliot Provides Meal Tips for Marathoners

This purveyor of tasty creations who recently lost a bunch of weight, will show runners how to cook on Wednesday evening.

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 02:00 PM CDT

20 Questions with Graham Elliot

20 Questions with Graham Elliot

The celebrity chef stopped by NBC 5 to talk food and the Chicago Marathon. Stefan Holt grabbed him for a round of 20 questions. Find out some new things about Graham.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:45 AM CDT
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By BJ Lutz

2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

2013 Marathon Economic Impact Exceeded $250M

The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated more than $253 million worth of economic activity for the area, race officials announced Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 09:46 AM CDT

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Watch the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 02:40 PM CDT

Three-time Olympic Medalist to Run Chicago Marathon

Three-time Olympic Medalist to Run Chicago Marathon

Kenenisa Bekele, three-time Olympic Gold medalist and 18-time World Championship medalist from Ethiopia, will compete in the Chicago Marathon Oct. 12.

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 04:55 PM CDT

Check Our Running Blog

Check Our Running Blog

Want to keep up with running news all year long? Of course you do! Check out our running blog Stride for tips, gear recommendations and training regimens.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 10:20 AM CDT
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By Associated Press

Three-Time Chicago Marathon Winner Banned for Doping

Three-Time Chicago Marathon Winner Banned for Doping

The Russian athletics federation said Tuesday it banned Shobukhova until next January for abnormal biological passport values and stripped her results from Oct. 9, 2009. Shobukhova won three times in Chicago and...

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CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

Mayor Rahm Emanuel expected to offer further details on the "Chicago Star Scholarship" at 10:30 a.m. press event.

Police Issue Alert After Lincoln Park Sexual Assault

Police Issue Alert After Lincoln Park Sexual Assault

Between late night Saturday and early morning Sunday, a 24-year-old woman said she was walking in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue when a man grabbed her by the hand and began fondling her, police said.

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Sperm Bank Mistakenly Sent White Woman Black Donor's Sperm: Suit

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CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health...

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread....

911 Recordings Released From Air Control Center Fire

911 Recordings Released From Air Control Center Fire

Fire allegedly set by contract employee continues to cause problems for Chicago air travel.