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  • Chicago races to run in June

    Chicago races to run in June
    Summer running? That's hot. Here's RedEye's list of June races to run in the city. June 1 >> Cancer Survivor's Celebration 5K The plug: "Brings cancer survivors, families, and friends together with the physicians, scientists, and health...
  • Mario Caruso, Chicago

    Mario Caruso, Chicago
    Age: 76 Writing letters since: 1977 Life story in 100 words or less: Grew up in Chicago Heights with two brothers, two sisters and his parents. Parents owned a mom-and-pop grocery store, where the whole family worked. Completed seminary school in...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday

    Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday
    Runners are running out of time to register for the Chicago Marathon lottery. Registration for the marathon's lottery system, in place this year after years of first-come, first-serve registration, closes at noon Monday. The Oct. 12 race will be...
  • 71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery

    71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery
    More than 71,000 runners signed up for 45,000 spots in the Chicago Marathon this year, marathon officials said Monday. Registration for the marathon lottery ended at noon Monday. Runners will be notified April 14 if they won the lottery to compete in...
  • Chicago Marathon registration opens smoothly

    Chicago Marathon registration opens smoothly
    The delayed registration for the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon began smoothly online at its rescheduled start of noon Wednesday. Race officials said more than 17,000 people had successfully applied for race entry in the first four hours....
  • More registration problems for Chicago Marathon

    More registration problems for Chicago Marathon
    For the second year in a row, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has issues with its online registration system. Race organizers announced on the marathon's website and via Twitter that registration has been postponed two weeks. It was supposed to...
  • Registration for marathon off and running

    Registration for marathon off and running
    With the number of runners for this year's Naperville Marathon doubled to 7,000, plenty of slots remain open as registration nears the end of the first week. Following pre-registration to run for 26 charities and two days of open registration, race...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon. Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...
  • Kimetto sets course record in winning Chicago Marathon

    Kimetto sets course record in winning Chicago Marathon
    The pace was fast, faster than planned, too fast even for the men paid to drive it for at least 20 miles.  The last of the rabbits was gone after 15 miles, leaving the runners trying to win Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon to carry it for...
  • 'Beast' of a wheelchair athlete aims for third consecutive title

    Conquer adversity. Rise to the top. Maintain excellence. Chalk talk for a football team's locker room? Perhaps, but for world-class wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden, those words represent more than a mere rah-rah cry. The 2013 Boston Marathon...
  • 10 things to know about the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    1. In the beginning The origin of the traditional marathon goes back to 490 B.C., when Pheidippides, a soldier in the Greek army, ran 24 miles from the battlefield in Marathon, Greece, to Athens to tell the Greek government that the Persians had been...