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Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:40 PM CDT

Final Preparations for 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Final Preparations for 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Organizers for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon were focused on the finishing touches on Saturday, one day ahead of the big race. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter reports.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:31 PM CDT

Tens of Thousands Descend Upon Chicago For Marathon Weekend

Tens of Thousands Descend Upon Chicago For Marathon Weekend

Tens of thousands of people descended upon Chicago Friday night ahead of the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter reports.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:19 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Forecast

Chicago Marathon Forecast

 Meteorologist Joey Miller breaks down what spectators and runners need to know ahead of the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:06 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Runner Inspires Other Moms by Telling the Truth About Motherhood

Chicago Marathon Runner Inspires Other Moms by Telling the Truth About Motherhood

Stephanie Bruce, who may be one of the most popular distance runners in America, shared the triumphs and trials of balancing motherhood and a career with NBC 5. Bruce plans to race in the 2019 Bank of America...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 06:46 PM CDT

2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Expo

2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Expo

Runners planning to take part in the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon headed to McCormick Place on Friday to pick up their packets. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter reports.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:20 PM CDT

What Happens to the Clothes Marathon Runners Leave Behind?

What Happens to the Clothes Marathon Runners Leave Behind?

Every year as runners race to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon finish line, clothing items left behind sit abandoned on the street.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:18 PM CDT

'Layering Is the Best Thing You Can Do': Marathon Runners Plan Cold-Weather Strategy

'Layering Is the Best Thing You Can Do': Marathon Runners Plan Cold-Weather Strategy

Juan Iten trains in the tropics, has never run in cold weather before and is not sure what to expect. Deidre McDonagh seems "very excited" by a cooler forecast for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, as...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:15 PM CDT

Runners' Expo Kicks Off Bank of America Chicago Marathon Weekend

Runners' Expo Kicks Off Bank of America Chicago Marathon Weekend

The Abbott Health & Fitness Expo at McCormick Place signals the official start of race weekend in Chicago ahead of Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The event features more than 180 exhibitors...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:08 PM CDT

'Super Mario' Runs Chicago Marathon For Diabetes

'Super Mario' Runs Chicago Marathon For Diabetes

For one Chicago man, this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon represents an important victory over a potentially life threatening disease.  

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:55 PM CDT

Tips For Getting Around During Chicago Marathon Weekend

Tips For Getting Around During Chicago Marathon Weekend

If you're traveling in Chicago this weekend, it's best to have a transit plan. With the Bank of America Chicago Marathon sparking closures around the city, here are some tips for getting around town.

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