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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)

Mosop Looking For Another Win At Chicago Marathon; Security Ramped Up

Chicago police and the Department of Homeland Security have ramped up security to include an estimated 1,000 uniformed and undercover officers, bomb-sniffing dogs and reliance on some of the city’s 22,000 surveillance cameras.

10/11/2013

Runners react near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Three people were confirmed dead and more than 170 others wounded after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Runners Describe Confusion In Wake Of Boston Marathon Explosions

Chicagoans and others from the Midwest who were in Boston for Monday’s marathon began arriving home on Tuesday, a day after two bombs at the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 170 others.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

Isaac Denson (left) and Wahid Rashad (right), who are both homeless, are running in the 2011 Chicago Marathon. (Credit: CBS)

Homeless Runners To Compete In Chicago Marathon

On Sunday, 45,000 runners will pound the pavement in the Chicago Marathon. Crossing the finish line after 26.2 grueling miles will a be life changing moment, but even more so for two men who hope it’s the start of a successful run towards turning their lives around.

CBS 2–10/04/2011

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

Guide To The Chicago Marathon

There’s nothing like the excitement of a race. 45,000 runners will hit the streets of Chicago to fulfill their dream of completing a 26.2 mile marathon this weekend. Many years ago, I was one of these happy runners, and now I am an even happier spectator. It’s true that running the race is like nothing else, but you can also get an adrenaline rush from watching the race.

10/01/2011