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Oct 11, 2015

Fearnley Wins Men's Wheelchair Race in 2015 Chicago Marathon

Fearnley Wins Men's Wheelchair Race in 2015 Chicago Marathon

Kurt Fearnley won the men's wheelchair race in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015

2015 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Elkanah Kibet

2015 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Elkanah Kibet

Elkanah Kibet, born in Kenya, is now a U.S. citizen and a member of the Army stationed at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Oct 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon Forecast: Sunny, Windy and Warm

Chicago Marathon Forecast: Sunny, Windy and Warm

Temperatures may be a bit on the warm side for Sunday's Chicago Marathon, but runners can still breathe a sigh of relief as the forecast shows no sign of rain, snow or excessive heat.

Oct 11, 2015

Marathon Officials Upgrade Course Conditions to 'Moderate'

Marathon Officials Upgrade Course Conditions to 'Moderate'

Chicago Marathon officials upgraded the status of course conditions to "moderate" due to the warmer than average temperatures in the forecast for Sunday.

Oct 10, 2015

Benoit Samuelson No Longer Running Chicago Marathon

Benoit Samuelson No Longer Running Chicago Marathon

Legendary marathon runner Joan Benoit Samuelson, who was slated to run the Chicago Marathon Sunday, will no longer participate in the race due to an illness, marathon officials announced Saturday.

Oct 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon 2015: Street Closures

Chicago Marathon 2015: Street Closures

More than 1 million spectators are expected to watch Chicago marathoners run the Oct. 11 race, but the massive event is sure to cause some traffic headaches if you're unaware of which streets will be closed.

Oct 10, 2015

Chicago Marathon Runners Ready to Endure Heat

Chicago Marathon Runners Ready to Endure Heat

Runners competing in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon will face a challenge they may not have expected.

Oct 9, 2015

Chicago Marathon Eliminates Elite Pacers for This Year's Race

Chicago Marathon Eliminates Elite Pacers for This Year's Race

Oct. 11 marks the first Chicago Marathon in 26 years that will not feature elite pacesetters.

Oct 9, 2015

Meet Your 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Broadcast Hosts

Meet Your 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Broadcast Hosts

Olympians, world record holders and running legends team up with your very own News Channel 5 team members to cover the Chicago Marathon on Oct.11.

Oct 9, 2015

Men to Run From Chicago Marathon to NYC in 22-Day Trek

Men to Run From Chicago Marathon to NYC in 22-Day Trek

The Chicago Marathon is challenging enough for many who run the race. However, two men plan on running it and continuing on in a 22-day fundraising mission.

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