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Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Thousands of people run in the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Lottery Ends At Noon Monday

If you’re not one of the thousands picked by lottery to run in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 12, there are back door ways to guarantee a spot.

04/07/2014

Runners start in the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Website Glitch Delays Chicago Marathon Registration

For the second year in a row, a website glitch is delaying the registration process for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

03/05/2014

Thousands of people run in the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Mayor To Marathoners: ‘You’re Going To See The Most American Of American Cities’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said “the world will watch the endurance of the human spirit” at Sunday’s Chicago Marathon – the first major marathon after last spring’s bombings in Boston.

10/10/2013

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Increased Security To Be In Place For Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Police Department and other agencies have been putting the finishing touches on security plans for Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, with thoughts of the Boston bombings in April fresh in their minds.

10/07/2013

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Best Upcoming Races With A Competitive Edge In Chicago

Are you ready for a challenge? These five Chicago races will push you to your limits and let you earn bragging rights after you’ve crossed the finish line.

06/29/2013

(L-R) Matt Tegenkamp and Dathan Ritzenhein.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Olympian Tegenkamp To Join Teammate Ritzenhein In Chicago Marathon

Olympian Matt Tegenkamp will run his first marathon this October, when he runs in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon alongside Team USA teammate Dathan Ritzenhein.

06/27/2013

The 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Registration Won’t Resume This Week

The Bank Of America Chicago Marathon will not resume registration this week, according to a release.

02/20/2013

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Chicago Marathon Suspends Registration

A major false start on the first day of registration for the Bank Of America Chicago Marathon.

02/19/2013

Thousands of people run in the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Marathon Runner Suffers Cardiac Arrest

One man suffered cardiac arrest in the last miles of the race, but cool weather kept injuries down in this year’s Bank of American Chicago Marathon, race officials said.

10/07/2012

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia wins the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Marathon Winner Sets New Record

Kebede, 25, crossed the finish line Sunday morning with a time of 2:04:38, a new course record.

10/07/2012

Thousands of runners participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Running Coach: Sunday’s Weather Perfect For Chicago Marathon

McCormick Place on Saturday hosted 45,000 runners preparing for Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The runners picked up race materials, and got some advice from marathon coaches.

WBBM Newsradio–10/06/2012

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Blind Runner To Compete In Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens Sunday, and one athlete is already outrunning the odds.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

Liliya Shobukhova of the Russian Federation wins the womens race in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:20:26 on October 10, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova Hopes For 4th Victory At Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Liliya Shobukhova of Russia will be running in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in October, and is hoping to chalk up an unprecedented consecutive Marathon victory.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Dathan Ritzenhein

Olympian, Michigan Native Dathan Ritzenhein To Run In Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

U.S. Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein will be racing in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this fall after he returns from the London Olympics, the Marathon announced Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Wesley Korir

Boston Marathon Champion To Return For Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Boston Marathon champion Wesley Korir will be running in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this year.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Marathon Registration

February 1, 2012 – CBS 2 News at 6AM Dust off your running shoes and get to a computer, because registration begins for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners can begin signing up […]

02/01/2012

Thousands of runners participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Countless Stories Amid Thousands Of Marathon Runners

As the thousands of runners made their way through a colorful 26.2 miles of the city during the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, with every stride and every burst of encouragement, there was a story.

CBS 2–10/09/2011

William Caviness, a firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the 2011 Chicago Marathon (Credit www.active.com)

Fireman From N.C. Dies Running Chicago Marathon

A firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed in the South Loop while running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and died about two hours later.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2011

Danielle Rutkowski holds a poster of her husband, Pete, as she waits to see him run in the Chicago Marathon. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Marathon Fans Competing Too – To Be Seen In The Crowd

The best part of being a spectator at the marathon – other than watching the runners – is looking at the signs along the route.

WBBM Newsradio–10/09/2011

Moses Mosop set a new record for the Chicago Marathon with his win on Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova won the women's Chicago Marathon for the third straight year. (Credit: Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Mosop, Shobukhova Win Chicago Marathon Titles

Kenya’s Moses Mosop set a course record Sunday to win the Chicago Marathon and Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women’s title to become the race’s first three-peat champion.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2011

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