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  • Ritzhenhein runs his race, is top U.S. finisher in Chicago Marathon

    Ritzhenhein runs his race, is top U.S. finisher in Chicago Marathon
    Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away. Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
  • Baysa wins women's title in Chicago Marathon by 1 second

    Baysa wins women's title in Chicago Marathon by 1 second
    Rita Jeptoo raised her arms in celebration as she crossed the finish line of the Chicago Marathon, yet the Kenyan said she knew she had been edged by a woman she repeatedly called her friend. In a battle to the finish that tied the closest finish in...
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon

    Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon
    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 &...
  • Schaumburg marathoner Rizzo headed for Pan Am Games

    Schaumburg marathoner Rizzo headed for Pan Am Games
    North Central College graduate Patrick Rizzo, who grew up in Schaumburg, is to run the marathon at the Pan American Games next month in Guadalajara, Mexico. USA Track & Field picked Rizzo as one of its two entries for the Oct. 30 race. He also has...
  • Radical thinking on antioxidants

    Radical thinking on antioxidants
    Antioxidant-rich products promise an easy way to stave off disease. Simply swallow two softgels daily or knock back a glass of goji-pomegranate juice and the "supercritical" compounds will neutralize those nasty free radicals that threaten your health....
  • A Chicago marathon in Afghanistan

    A Chicago marathon in Afghanistan
    The Chicago marathon already has one winner. William “Billy” Boland, an Air Force captain and ROTC instructor at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology, was the first of some 70 troops to cross the finish line Friday in the Bank...
  • 10 things you might not know about running

    10 things you might not know about running
    The Chicago marathon, a world-renowned running event, takes place Sunday. Interested in runners' trivia? Here are 10 things to jog your imagination: 1 The verb "run" has 645 meanings, more than any other word in the Oxford English Dictionary. In addition...
  • 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...
  • 2011 Chicago Marathon, link to results and Chicago Tribune coverage

    2011 Chicago Marathon, link to results and Chicago Tribune coverage
    A runner in the 2011Chicago Marathon died and a men's course record was set Sunday. The Chicago Tribune had coverage of the race results and of an athletic spectacle as the race wound past city neighborhoods, tens of thousands of cheering fans and...
  • Sighting: Hope Solo, Abby Wambach at Sunda

    Sighting: Hope Solo, Abby Wambach at Sunda
    Hope Solo and Abby Wambach attended a Bank of America Chicago Marathon party at Sunda Saturday. The U.S. soccer stars were part of a relay team that participated in Sunday's marathon. Dennis Farina and his "Last Rites of Joe May" co-star Marshall Allman...