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Teacher Runs Chicago Marathon in Honor of Late Father

Teacher Runs Chicago Marathon in Honor of Late Father

A suburban English teacher is using her love for running to raise awareness about the disease that took her father's life.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Strives for Sustainability

2016 Chicago Marathon Strives for Sustainability

The 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon introduces new sustainability initiatives to lessen environmental impact

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Nonprofit Forms Unique Bond Between Athletes, Disabled Youth

Nonprofit Forms Unique Bond Between Athletes, Disabled Youth

At 14 years old, Greta Mendez’s genetic condition has left her unable to communicate with others.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

After Losing 120 Pounds, Runner Takes on Chicago Marathon

After Losing 120 Pounds, Runner Takes on Chicago Marathon

Four years after beginning her journey to get in shape, losing 120 pounds and discovering her love of running, Gaylon Alcaraz is set to compete in her “dream race” – the Chicago Marathon.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

Injury Forces Kimetto to Withdraw From Chicago Marathon

Injury Forces Kimetto to Withdraw From Chicago Marathon

Marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto has withdrawn from the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon because of an injury, marathon organizers announced Thursday.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

10 Places to Carbo-Load Before the 2016 Chicago Marathon

10 Places to Carbo-Load Before the 2016 Chicago Marathon

Time to carb-up! Here are 10 places that are guaranteed to give you fuel before the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

What You'll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Chicago Marathon

What You'll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon is one of the best ways to explore the city's diverse neighborhoods, as runners race up north to Wrigleyville, out west to Greektown, down south to Chinatown and everywhere in between.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Tsegaye Kebede

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Tsegaye Kebede

Tsegaye Kebede is running the 2016 Chicago Marathon in October. Here are some highlights of his career.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Dickson Chumba

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Dickson Chumba

Dickson Chumba is running the 2016 Chicago Marathon in October. Here are some highlights of his career.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Freya Ross

2016 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Freya Ross

Freya Ross is running the 2016 Chicago Marathon in October. Here are some highlights of her career.

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Welcome to our 2016 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. 9.
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