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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 10:18 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Runners to Compete in Rio Games

Chicago Marathon Runners to Compete in Rio Games

The American runners representing team USA in track and field are part of the top 10 American marathon performers in 2015.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 09:35 PM CDT

Essential Gear for Training to Run a Marathon

Essential Gear for Training to Run a Marathon

Stacking miles in the proper running gear is essential and can make all the difference during a difficult run. Check out the summer pieces one runner recommends.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:45 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 8

2016 Marathon Training Tip 8

In tip 8, Alexa Bansel from Athletico discusses signs to look for to prevent serious injury while training for the marathon.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:44 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 7

2016 Marathon Training Tip 7

In tip 7, Dr. Beth McQuiston from Abbott Medical Group discusses the mental aspects to consider when training for the marathon.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:43 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Tip 6

2016 Marathon Tip 6

In tip 6, Allison Parker, registered dietitian, talks about the importance of proper nutrition when training for the marathon.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:41 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 5

2016 Marathon Training Tip 5

In Tip 5, Alexa Bansel, from Athletico, discusses recovery techniques when training for the marathon.

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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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ISIS Says No. 2 Leader Is Dead

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ISIS' second-in-command, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, is dead, according to the media arm of the terrorist organization, NBC News reported. It was not immediately clear how al-Adnani was killed.

Periodic Showers, Storms Roll Through Chicago Area

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