The 2009 Chicago Marathon Training tips kick-off the first weekend in June and will continue for 18 weeks.
Each week, check back for your tip of the week,with the NBC 5 Fitness Team joined by Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski and many other notables throughout the training season!
Stick to your game plan. Marathon Pace Time Coordinator Paul Miller talks about running with a pacing team during the Marathon.Training Tip No. 14
Marathon runners are going to get a fantastic tour of the city's diverse neighborhoods, but pay attention to instructions along the course.Training Tip No. 15
Training Tip No. 16
Training Tip No. 17
Knowing where to get help or what you need before or on race day is crucial for the safety and success of the marathon.
Two weeks to go! Andrea Metcalf talks about carb loading and the importance of avoiding spicy foods before the big race.Training Tip No. 18
Just a few more days until race day! Our final training tip has a few quick tips... then we'll see you at the finish line!