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  • The race, not the time, is what really counts

    The race, not the time, is what really counts
    The winter-spring piece of the elite marathon season, which includes half the six annual World Marathon Majors races, ended in late April at London.
  • Chicago Marathon dining

    Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points. O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...

    Weather agrees with marathon — rain to follow

    As cool high pressure pulls off to the east Sunday, telltale south-to-southeasterly winds on the backside of the retreating high give an indication that low pressure and a changing weather pattern are not far off. But conditions to start the day will be...

    Women's marathon mark looks untouchable

    Women's marathon mark looks untouchable
    Ten days ago, Kenyan Dennis Kimetto became the third runner to break the men's marathon world record in the past four years — the sixth such record-setting performance by five different men since September, 2003. In that time, no one has broken...