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Best Chicago Marathon (Or Any Marathon) Advice

The upcoming October 11th Bank of America Chicago Marathon is NOT to be trifled with, and you need to be prepared.

05/12/2015

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Best Running And Hiking Trails In The Suburbs

Some runners have no problem lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete, no matter where they are. Others, present company included, sometimes need some incentive… Like a beautiful running trail.

05/12/2015

Runners jog past the Cortland Street bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Summer Half Marathons In Chicago

The benefits of running are numerous. Some do it purely for physical health, while some find it helps with mental health, too. Others simply find running fun, enjoying the rush that comes with the challenge.

05/11/2015

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Runner Doing 100 Miles On A Treadmill For Charity

An ultramarathon runner from Chicago has begun a 24-hour treadmill run to raise money for an organization that provides cleft palate surgeries for kids in developing countries.

11/07/2014

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

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

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

Patrick Mizwicki

Vigil Planned For Cross Country Runner Fatally Struck By Car

Students will be gathering with heavy hearts at Lincoln-Way East High School as they remember their friend and classmate Patrick Mizwicki with a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

09/18/2011

Lakefront Bike Path

Woman Attacked On Lakefront Bike Path

Joggers are being warned after a man attacked a woman on the bike path alongside Lake Shore Drive in broad daylight last week.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Ambulance

Runner Dies During Corporate Challenge Run

A northwest suburban man died Thursday after he collapsed during an organized running event in downtown’s Grant Park.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011