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Gary To Host Its First Marathon On Oct. 27

The city of Gary has announced it will host its first-ever marathon, and some shorter races, in less than two weeks along the lakefront.


Marathon runner. (Credit: Patrick McDermott / Getty Images)

Woman Training For Half-Marathon Gives Birth, Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant

Trish Stain thought the severe back pain she was experiencing stemmed from intense training for a half-marathon.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2013

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Chicago Runner Aims To Achieve Rare Marathon Feat

A Chicago lawyer who coaches runners and runs marathons leaves for Antarctica this week, to attempt a feat few have ever accomplished: completing marathons on all 7 continents, and in all 50 U.S. states.

WBBM Newsradio–02/25/2013

Homan Avenue Fatal

West Side Gas Station Employee Shot Dead In Robbery

An East Garfield Park neighborhood gas station employee was found shot and killed early Friday, following a robbery.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

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 […]


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

39 weeks and 26.2 miles …???

One of the things Dan found quite odd in preparation for today’s show was finding out that a pregnant woman ran yesterday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. That’s not the strangest part, the strange part […]

670 The Score–10/10/2011

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Thousands Lace Up For Chicago’s Shamrock Shuffle

A Chicago road race that’s seen rain and snow in the past few years had tens of thousands of runners sweating in the heat.


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Officials: Man Committed Suicide At Sauk Village Gas Station

A 23-year-old man found shot in the chest at a south suburban gas station over the weekend committed a suicide, officials said.