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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.

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.

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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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'Not Going to Stop': Search Continues for Cop's Killers

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Vigils Scheduled to Honor Slain Fox Lake Officer

Vigils Scheduled to Honor Slain Fox Lake Officer

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Indiana Man Charged in Stabbing, Sex Assault in Willowbrook

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Labor Day Weekend Foreast Looks Hot, Humid But Dry

Labor Day Weekend Foreast Looks Hot, Humid But Dry

The hot summer weather will stick around just long enough for this weekend's Labor Day celebrations in the Chicago area.

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Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

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Fox Lake-Area Schools Closed Wednesday as Manhunt Continues

Fox Lake-Area Schools Closed Wednesday as Manhunt Continues

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