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Chicago Marathon: Traffic And Map Information

The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.

10/04/2012

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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

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

Bank Of America Honors Director Of Chicago Diabetes Project

Bank of America today recognized Dr. José Oberholzer, director of the Chicago Diabetes Project, as the second annual recipient of the Mayor Richard M. Daley and Maggie Daley Award.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

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

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

Chicago Marathon Fills Up In Record Time

Registration for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed in record time Monday, as the maximum 45,000 participants signed up in six days for the 35th anniversary of the race.

670 The Score–02/06/2012

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

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

Registration For 2012 Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Opens Wednesday

Registration for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens to the public Wednesday at Noon.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

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

Autopsy Inconclusive For Firefighter Who Died Running Marathon

An autopsy on Monday was inconclusive in determining why a 35-year-old firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the Chicago Marathon.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Amber Miller, 27, ran the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and then gave birth to her daughter, June, about seven hours later. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Gives Birth After Running Marathon

Amber Miller was expecting her child at any moment — but that didn’t stop her from finishing Sunday’s Chicago Marathon.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

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

This group of runners plan to run 100 miles this weekend, including the Chicago Marathon, as part of a rund-raising project. (CBS)

Charity Runners Will Each Do The Equivalent Of Four Marathons This Weekend

The Chicago Marathon is 26.2 miles for most participants. But, as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, for four runners, it will mark the end of a 100-mile run to help children a world away from Chicago.

10/07/2011

John Tilgner

9 Men Have Run In Every Chicago Marathon

This Sunday will mark the 34th Chicago Marathon, and for nine men, it will mark their 34th Chicago Marathon.

WBBM Newsradio–10/07/2011

Marathon runners. (credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Organizers Ready, Set

The weather forecast for this weekend’s Chicago Marathon calls for temperatures in the mid- to high-70s, which is definitely on the warm side for running 26 miles.

10/06/2011

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)

Shobukhova Poised To Win 3rd Straight Chicago Marathon

There are over 45,000 runners registered to compete in the 34th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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Running Coach: Many First-Timers Among Marathon Runners

The Chicago Marathon is Sunday, and many first-time marathoners are among the thousands of runners participating to raise money for charities.

WBBM Newsradio–10/06/2011

Dan and Susan Plyter and their toddler, Will, who suffers from leukemia. Susan is running in the Chicago Marathon with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society team. (Plyter Family Photos)

Evanston Woman Among Thousands Running Marathon For Charity

Among the 45,000 runners in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday will be 10,000 people who are running for charity.

WBBM Newsradio–10/05/2011

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