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Team TAG Heuer Chicago (photo by CBS Chicago)

Team TAG Heuer Marathon Training [Photos]

Check out Team TAG Heuer as they begin their training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Find out how they don’t crack under pressure.

06/23/2015

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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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Best Running Clubs In Chicago

One of the fastest and easiest ways to get in shape or just drop a few pounds is running. It’s also accessible to just about everyone. Some people take naturally to running and others have to push themselves every step of the way. One way to make running more fun and effective is to join a running club.

05/11/2015

Hiking

Best Hiking Trails In Chicago

Okay, so we don’t have any national parks. We don’t have any mountains. We don’t even have any hills worth mentioning. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have some marvelous places to hike in the Chicago area.

05/11/2015

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Some Of The Best Running Trails In Chicago

Are you tired of the same old boring run though your neighborhood. Are you looking for a great spot for that long weekend run? Here are some of the best running trails that we found in the Chicago area:

05/11/2015

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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.

03/26/2015

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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.

03/26/2015

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.

03/11/2015

Rita Jeptoo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years For Doping

Jeptoo has won the Chicago Marathon twice.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2015

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.

10/09/2014

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

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.

10/08/2014

hiking

Best Hiking Trails In Chicago

These five hikes are all within 50 miles of the Loop and — unlike some of those mountainous national park hikes — are all easy to moderate difficulty.

07/27/2013

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Best Running Clubs In Chicago

One of the fastest and easiest ways to get in shape or just drop a few pounds is running. It’s also accessible to just about everyone. Some people take naturally to running and others have to push themselves every step of the way. One way to make running more fun and effective is to join a running club.

01/19/2013

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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.

10/05/2012

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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.

05/15/2012

Best Running Spots Around Chicago

Some Of The Best Running Trails In Chicago

Are you tired of the same old boring run though your neighborhood. Are you looking for a great spot for that long weekend run? Here are some of the best running trails that we found […]

10/07/2010