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  • Chicago Marathon: One runner dies, another gives birth [Updated]

     
    A Greensboro, N.C., firefighter collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and was pronounced dead at a hospital soon after. Another marathon participant -- Chicago's Amber Miller -- gave birth hours after crossing...
  • Third-place marathon runner disqualified for riding bus in race

     
    Rob Sloan finished the Kielder Marathon near Newcastle in third place with a personal-best time. He called the race “unbelievably tough” -- so tough, it turns out, that he had to take a bus part of the way....
  • Half-marathoner recalled as an 'All-American kid'

    Half-marathoner recalled as an 'All-American kid'
    Zachary Gregory of Chicago had been preparing diligently for the weekend’s half-marathon race on the South Side, following a training regimen and charting his runs. The race was supposed to be a stepping stone to his ultimate goal: the Chicago...
  • Kenyan star to run in Chicago Marathon

    Kenyan star to run in Chicago Marathon
    Kenya's Moses Mosop, who ran the fastest marathon ever by a first-timer and the second-fastest one in history, today announced he will run the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in October. Mosop's time of 2:03:06 at the 2011 Boston Marathon is the...
  • Chicago Marathon registration closes in record time

    Registration for this fall’s 34th annual Chicago Marathon has closed in record time this year, with 45,000 people signing up in just 31 days, organizers said today. Last year, it took about seven weeks for registration to fill up. This year,...
  • How to lose weight: A cardiologist's story

    How to lose weight: A cardiologist's story
    When Naperville cardiologist Ann Davis decided to get serious about losing weight, she fished around in her purse for a crumpled and sticky piece of paper. Three months earlier, while at a restaurant with her kids, she'd scribbled down the name of a...
  • October 5: Focus on Family - Gearing Up for the Chicago Marathon

    October 5: Focus on Family - Gearing Up for the Chicago Marathon
    Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday, October 10 www.chicagomarathon.com The gear shown today is available from: Fleet Feet Sports Chicago www.fleetfeetchicago.com The items included: SOCKS Smartwool Phd Run Lt Micro Smartwool Phd Running Ultra Lt...
  • Chicago Marathon cheaters: why do they do it?

    Chicago Marathon cheaters: why do they do it?
    In April's London Marathon, 69-year-old Anthony Gaskell's time of 3:05:00 set a world record for his age group. The only problem was that Gaskell took a 10-mile shortcut. Six weeks later, after the deception had been discovered and investigated and his...
  • Chicago marathon runners show grit, even if they don't finish

    Chicago marathon runners show grit, even if they don't finish
    If Matthew Covington seems like an unlikely marathon runner at 6 feet 3 inches tall and nearly 300 pounds, you should have seen him three months ago. "I was about 30 pounds heavier before I started training," he said Sunday morning as he worked his way...
  • Talking about volunteering

    Talking about volunteering
  • Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All

    Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All
    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....