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Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 09:52 AM CDT

Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens

Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon lottery and guaranteed registration opens March 10 at noon for the October 11 race.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 11:49 AM CST

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Chicago Marathon registration is right around the corner, but before you throw your name in the lottery, consider the full cost of training for and actually running in Chicago's biggest racing event.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:28 AM CST

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October.

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 02:10 PM CST

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Kenya's athletics federation says marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's "B'' sample has tested positive, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 09:59 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.

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 03:08 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 06:06 PM CDT

2014 Chicago Marathon Comes To a Close

2014 Chicago Marathon Comes To a Close

Chicago hosted the running world once again Sunday as nearly 45,000 runners took to the streets for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 12:36 PM CDT

Rita Jeptoo Wins Chicago Marathon Women's Race

Rita Jeptoo Wins Chicago Marathon Women's Race

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won her second consecutive Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 05:35 PM CDT

2 Chicago Marathon Runners Require CPR

2 Chicago Marathon Runners Require CPR

Two men running in the Chicago Marathon required CPR and one was in critical condition, according to the race's medical director.

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 03:29 PM CDT

Eliud Kipchoge Wins Chicago Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge Wins Chicago Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge has won the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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