| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:05 PM
As cool high pressure pulls off to the east Sunday, telltale south-to-southeasterly winds on the backside of the retreating high give an indication that low pressure and a changing weather pattern are not far off. But conditions to start the day will be...
| Oct 12, 2014
Cool, clean air of Canadian origin finally departs eastward by late Sunday, giving way to rainy weather Monday through Tuesday. But before the rain, Sunday's weather promises to be ideal for the multitude of participants in the Chicago Marathon....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Abbott Laboratories next year will be the first-ever title sponsor for a series of the world’s most famous marathons.
To be dubbed the Abbott World Marathon Majors, the race series will comprise six renowned marathons, including the Bank of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For Rita Jeptoo, running is not just a sport.
Sure, the 33-year-old Kenyan is an utter athletic phenomenon, shattering the Boston Marathon course record in April by nearly 2 whole minutes (her time was 2:18:57) just six months after winning the 2013...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The CTA is adding rail service for runners and spectators attending Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will also cause reroutes of about a quarter of the CTA's 120-plus bus lines.
The CTA is adding extra service to the Red, Brown, Blue,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
As they count down to this weekend’s 37th annual Chicago Marathon, race officials say medical preparations include how to handle suspected cases of Ebola.
Dr. George Champas, head marathon physician, said a staff of 1,500 volunteer medical...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Graham Elliot is ready for his next big step.
The celebrity chef, owner of Graham Elliot Bistro in the West Loop and judge on TV's "MasterChef" and "MasterChef Junior," is on track to compete in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches.
"You have to be well-versed in what you're...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Once again there are plenty of topics we didn't touch on here at Change of Subject that have riveted news consumers. They include
- Ebola comes to Texas
- City plays coy on the reason for traffic-camera citation spikes
- Oberweis debates Durbin
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:51 AM
There will be many stories coming out of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but none will be as unique, and perhaps as inspiring, as Jeff Hobbs’.
Comcast SportsNet will present “Guts: The Jeff Hobbs Story” at 7 p.m. Tuesday....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Arriving next year at the CTA O'Hare stop: a new escalator.
The CTA plans to replace the escalator damaged in March when a Blue Line train derailed and crashed into the platform. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident, and the operator of the...