RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Chicago Marathon

A collection of news and information related to Chicago Marathon published by this site and its partners.

Top Chicago Marathon Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: authorities

    Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: authorities
    A Northwest Side man joined runners for a portion of the Chicago MarathonĀ on Sunday morning while fleeing police, according to authorities. The man drew the attention of Chicago police officers after he began bumping into marathon spectators along a...
  • Sighting: Nas hits Pump Room and The Underground

    Sighting: Nas hits Pump Room and The Underground
    Nas screened his documentary, “Nas: Time is Illmatic” and performed songs from the “Illmatic” album Friday at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond Ind. For those who didn’t get their Nas fill that night, there was a...
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon. After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
  • Chicago enjoys ideal marathon weather

    Chicago enjoys ideal marathon weather
    Watching her sister-in-law jog across the Columbus Drive bridge at the start of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning was a bittersweet moment for Andrea Wilde. The Minneapolis woman was supposed to be running, too, but instead she stood on the...
  • Chicago Marathon: Jeptoo defends women's title; Kipchoge top man

    Chicago Marathon: Jeptoo defends women's title; Kipchoge top man
    Eliud Kipchoge didn’t hesitate to press his advantage over Kenenisa Bekele in the news conference before Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. “I have more experience,” Kipchoge said. And Kipchoge used it to drop first...
  • Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff

     Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff
    Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon. Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
  • Chicago Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge wins men's crown

    Chicago Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge wins men's crown
    At a news conference two days before Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya vowed he would be running his own race, that he was competing with the challenge of the distance rather than with anyone else in the elite field....
  • Women's marathon mark looks untouchable

    Women's marathon mark looks untouchable
    Ten days ago, Kenyan Dennis Kimetto became the third runner to break the men's marathon world record in the past four years — the sixth such record-setting performance by five different men since September, 2003. In that time, no one has broken...
  • Executive Profile: Carey Pinkowski has shaped the Chicago Marathon

    Executive Profile: Carey Pinkowski has shaped the Chicago Marathon
    Carey Pinkowski got out of bed on an October Sunday 21 years ago, at 1:30 a.m., his usual Chicago Marathon day wake-up time, and what he saw through his apartment window startled him. Snow was falling. Lots of it. Pinkowski, director of the race that...
  • Illini pals McFadden, George wheelchair champs

    Illini pals McFadden, George wheelchair champs
    Tatyana McFadden and Joshua George grew up wheelchair racing together in Washington, D.C., before training together at the University of Illinois. They found themselves together again Sunday, this time on the podium as winners in the Bank of America...