| Apr 19, 2012
I see it in my Facebook feed and Twitter stream more often than I probably should. So-and-so is listening to Baby Got Back by Six Mix-a-Lot on Spotify.
We understand you like big butts and cannot lie, but do you really want to announce that to the world?...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The first time Wesley Korir ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, in 2008, he was just another runner.
That status almost cost him $15,000 at a time he sorely needed it.
When Korir returns for this year's race Oct. 7, his appearance fee will be a...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Jordan Gosztola, of Osceola, is a freshman at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is one of eight incoming freshmen to be named as Heller Fellows by the university’s Heller College of Business.
The program gives students a chance to discover...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:33 AM
My name is William Bishop. I will be running the Bass Pro Marathon this weekend. It will be my second time to run in the Bass Pro Marathon, and my fourth marathon.
I ran The Chicago Marathon in 2006, and then alternated Bass Pro and Chicago in 2010, 2011...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:11 AM
Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova will try to become the first runner to win four straight Chicago Marathon titles.
After dropping out of the London Olympic marathon at the 14-mile mark with stomach cramps, Shobukhova has decided to run the Oct. 7 Bank of...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:12 AM
After battling a grade four brain tumor Meg Keating realized she could accomplish anything. After making it through months of radiation and chemotherapy Meg was ready to get back to a more normal life, but the journey left her with a new purpose in life....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Raymond Martin struck nothing but gold in the Paralympics.
The University of Illinois freshman finished his competition with four wins in four events by taking the wheelchair 200 meters Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium.
Martin's winning time in...
| Sep 3, 2012
It's not uncommon for Gian Fulgoni to be told how much he looks like Dustin Hoffman, or even to be mistaken for the Academy Award-winning actor and pressed for an autograph.
It happens at least once a week. When it does, the typically gregarious,...