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  • Dark-skinned men at risk of vitamin D deficiency

    Dark-skinned men at risk of vitamin D deficiency
    Men who spend little time in the sun, live in northern locales or have dark skin may need to increase their intake of vitamin D to prevent deficiency, a Northwestern University medical researcher has found. Vitamin D is required for the proper absorption...
  • Chicago Marathon: Quick sellout for long run

    Chicago Marathon: Quick sellout for long run
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has entered the record books eight months before the start of the Oct.7 race. Race officials announced Monday all 45,000 entries had been sold, in just six days. In the previous record sale finish, last year, it took...
  • Fallen Chicago marathoner was N.C. firefighter raising money for burn victims

    Fallen Chicago marathoner was N.C. firefighter raising money for burn victims
    Firefighter William Caviness was a life-long athlete and veteran marathoner from North Carolina who signed up for the Chicago race aiming to raise $2,000 for burn victims. He raised nearly $2,500 before the race, and his supporters followed his...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • U.S. star Ryan Hall withdraws from Chicago Marathon

     
    Ryan Hall's goal for his Chicago Marathon debut was to break the U.S. record. That isn't going to happen this year. Following a disappointing performance at the Sept. 19 Philadelphia Half Marathon and some poor workouts over the past week,......
  • It will not be a quiet week for Jack Zimmerman

     
    Local author Jack Zimmerman will be performing this story, "Wakes," at Ravinia during Saturday's live, nationwide broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" (WBEZ FM 91.5): Then Sunday at 7 p.m. he will perform his new CD of short, autobiographical tales,......
  • The Sunday Brunch: So We've Got This Bridge To Sell You.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you do this job long enough, you learn that some news stories are just too weird to be true. And then there are those that are just weird enough to be true. Take, for......
  • Pasta Party

     
    Jewel has Barilla Pasta on sale 10-for-$10…  The Chicago Marathon is this Sunday… You see where I'm going with this, right? Pasta party! Here are some of my favorite inexpensive pasta recipes for inspiration… Rigatoni with Tomatoes and...
  • Woman gives birth after running in Chicago Marathon

     
    When I was 39 weeks pregnant, I did yoga and enjoyed light workouts at the gym. “Don't be afraid to exercise,” my doctor said. “If you've always been active … then continue to be so. Just take it easier and keep your heart rate...
  • Marathon is big deal for businesses along route

     
    The Chicago Marathon draws an estimated 1.7 million spectators, all lined up along the course that stretches from Addison Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south. That's in addition to the 45,000 participants, 125,000 anticipated expo attendees,...
  • Should we call it the Chicago Me-rathon?

     
    The marathon is a noble goal, but a selfish one. And if the person who insists on running the marathon is in a relationship, it requires the non-runner person to be a martyr....Julie Hammerle, ChicagoNow I loved training for and......