GumboFit Focused On Diversity In The Running Community"We really want to make sure that black people, specifically in Chicago, feel like there's a space where they can come as they are and feel welcomed."
Organizers Say Security Is In Place For The Big RaceOrganizers said they're in constant contact with law enforcement on all levels: local, state, county and federal.
Rain Doesn't Damped Saturday's 5K Before The Big MarathonThe annual Advocate Health International 5K took place on wet streets. It's a tradition that happens 24 hours before the big race.
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.
City Of Chicago, Runners Prepare For Chicago MarathonCrews continued to prepare Friday for the Chicago Marathon with safety measures, as runners picked up their race packets.
Thousands Of Chicago Marathon Runners Are Raising Millions For CharityTen thousand of the 45,000 runners registered for the marathon are charity runners, raising funds for 190 causes across the city, state and globe. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Best Chicago Marathon (Or Any Marathon) AdviceThe upcoming October 11th Bank of America Chicago Marathon is NOT to be trifled with, and you need to be prepared.
Best Running And Hiking Trails In The SuburbsSome 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.
Best Summer Half Marathons In ChicagoThe 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.
Mosop Looking For Another Win At Chicago Marathon; Security Ramped UpChicago 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.
Runners Describe Confusion In Wake Of Boston Marathon ExplosionsChicagoans 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.
Homeless Runners To Compete In Chicago MarathonOn 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.
Guide To The Chicago MarathonThere’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.