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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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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.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:38 AM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 4

2016 Marathon Training Tip 4

In Tip 4, Gatorade Rep. Matthew Pahnke discusses proper hydration techniques to use when training for the race.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:37 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 2

2016 Marathon Training Tip 2

In Tip 2, Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses how runners can register to run the marathon through one of the many partner charities participating this year.

Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 at 08:34 PM CDT

2016 Marathon Training Tip 1

2016 Marathon Training Tip 1

In Tip 1 Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses the upcoming 18 weeks of training regarding nutrition, runs, charity admissions and checking with a doctor before entering a training program.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 07:10 PM CDT

8 Tips to Make Your Marathon Training Easier

8 Tips to Make Your Marathon Training Easier

Marathon training is starting out hot. How one runner adjusted her training plan to the weather, plus eight tips to get you through the week.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 05:18 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Organizers Announce New 5K on Race Weekend

Chicago Marathon Organizers Announce New 5K on Race Weekend

Every year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon welcomes thousands of runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to a 26.2-mile course through the streets of Chicago. But this year, runners,...

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