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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:12 AM CDT

Elevated Security Remains for 2014 Chicago Marathon

Elevated Security Remains for 2014 Chicago Marathon

Marathon officials reviewed and updated security procedures after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and those security measures will remain in place this year.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:11 AM CDT

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo, Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge will be looking for personal best times on traditionally fast course.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:15 AM CDT

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

How to Find Runners After the Chicago Marathon

Not running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, but have friends and family who are? You'll definitely want to be able to stay updated on their progress in the sea of runners and easily find them after the fact.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:09 AM CDT
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By Marcus Riley

10 Bars to Help Ease the Post-Marathon Pain

You've trained hard all year and fulfilled your goal of running the 2014 Bank of... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:05 AM CDT
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By Marcus Riley

10 Spots to Carbo Load Before the Marathon

Be sure to put the right ingredients in your stomach the night before the See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM CDT

Celeb Chef Graham Elliot Tackles Chicago Marathon

Celeb Chef Graham Elliot Tackles Chicago Marathon

Elliot and his wife, Allie, are running for SmileTrain Team Empower, an international charity that provides cleft palate surgery to those in need.

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Welcome to our 2013 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. 13.
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Armed Man Arrested at Elgin Water Reclamation Center

Armed Man Arrested at Elgin Water Reclamation Center

A possible hostage situation was reported Wednesday afternoon at a water reclamation center in suburban Elgin.

Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Mayor Frustrated by FAA's Lack of Backup Plan

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the Federal Aviation Administration's primary local job is to get the area's radar facility -- heavily damaged nearly a week ago by a saboteur -- up and running...

Judge Says Man Accused of SIU Threats Not a Danger

Judge Says Man Accused of SIU Threats Not a Danger

A Chicago man charged with mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus will get a chance to make his case for being eligible for bond.

CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the scholarships will be covered by "reforms" and more efficient balancing of the budget at the City Colleges system.

Ebola Patient, ID'd as Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

Ebola Patient, ID'd as Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has been identified as a Liberian man named Thomas Eric Duncan, health officials confirmed to NBC News and the Associated Press. He is believed to have flown to...

Illinois Officials Discuss Ebola Prevention in Chicago Area

Illinois Officials Discuss Ebola Prevention in Chicago Area

As concerns over Ebola continue to grow closer to home, officials are ramping up preparations and preventative measures in Chicago.