Best Things To Do In Chicago: October 5 to October 7, 2018Chicago offers many fun activities in October, from festivals to the Chicago Marathon. Here are our top picks for the weekend of October 6 and 7.
Marathon Organizers Prepare For Possible Van Dyke Verdict This WeekendOrganizers for this weekend's Chicago Marathon are preparing for possible protests if the verdict in the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke comes Sunday. 
Marathon Preparations Under Way For The Race and Van Dyke VerdictIt's a race that will feature runners from 100 countries along with 1.7 million spectators. But the possibility of disruption from protesters after the Van Dyke verdict is very much top of mind.
Chicago Marathon Road Closures Are UnderwayStreet closures along the route will start around 7:00 a.m. and expected to be reopened by 4:30 p.m.
After Non-Guaranteed Entry Drawing, 2018 Chicago Marathon Spots Still Available Via Charity EntryThere were a record 44,341 individuals who crossed the finish line in 2017. A similar field size is expected for 2018.
It's Not Too Late To Guarantee A Spot In The 2018 Chicago MarathonTime is running out if you want to get a guaranteed slot in next year's Chicago Marathon.
Officers Recall Helping Injured Chicago Marathoner Cross Finish Line"I just told him, I said, 'if you really want to do this, we can make it happen. I'll help you.'"
Cops Help Man With Broken Hip Cross Chicago Marathon Finish LineTwo Chicago Police Officers helped Edward Hensley through the last two miles of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
Fans Cheer On Runners During Chicago MarathonThe city won praise from visitors, runners and spectators alike -- at a time when it could especially use positive attention.
The Chicago Marathon's Amped Up SecurityOrganizers say the planning and extra security helped the 40th Chicago Marathon go off without a hitch.
Rupp 1st American To Win Men's Chicago Marathon Since 2002Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours, 9 minutes and 20 seconds.