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10 Albums To Keep You Motivated & Pump Up Your Run

No matter what time of day, what kind of weather, or what mood you might be in, it’s almost never easy to get up the motivation required to go outside or get yourself to a gym for what’s sure to be a less than fun chunk of your day. However, a common way to combat the workout blues is to listen to music, an idea that provides us with the opportunity to share some of our favorite motivational albums.


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‘Get Ready For The Chicago Marathon’ Playlist

Running is as much a mental sport as it is a physical one, and with the Chicago Marathon almost here we want to make sure that you’re ready to go in every way possible.

Whether you’re walking, jogging, running, or slugging, we’ve put together a playlist to mentally prepare you for every stage of the race.


Runners compete during the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Opens Lottery For Entries To 2015 Race

Marathon officials said the lottery opened Tuesday and will close at 12 p.m. April 21. This is the second year the Chicago Marathon is using a lottery for entries to the 26.2 mile-long race on Oct. 11.


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Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years For Doping

Jeptoo has won the Chicago Marathon twice.

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

Chicago Marathon: Five Things To Know

On Sunday, about 90,000 feet will begin a 26.2 mile journey though the streets of Chicago.


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Lakeview Man To Run Chicago Marathon Barefoot

A Chicago man will be running his first marathon this weekend and he’s doing it in an unusual way, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.


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Chicago Marathon Preview

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is in its 35th year and is expecting 45,000 participants from all over the world. Join in the excitement by getting involved at this year’s event.


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Best Places For Women’s Athletic Wear In Chicago

Chicago is a wonderful city to get a great workout. Here we have beautiful beaches, trails and parks for tennis, running and swimming. Here are some of the Chicago area stores that carry amazing athletic attire for women.