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  • At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title

     At 33, Jeptoo is in her prime as she prepares to defend her Chicago title
    Rita Jeptoo is in the third stage of her marathoning career. Stage one, when she was in a Kenya-based training group directed by Italian coach Renato Canova, started with her debut at the distance in 2004. It included a victory at the 2006 Boston...
  • 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...
  • CTA to replace train-damaged O'Hare escalator next year

    CTA to replace train-damaged O'Hare escalator next year
    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...
  • DVR alert: Marathon latest challenge for Jeff Hobbs

    DVR alert: Marathon latest challenge for Jeff Hobbs
    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....
  • Open thread: The Week in Review

    Open thread: The Week in Review
    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 -...
  • 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,...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be run Sunday, and so naturally, restaurants near the marathon route (and some nowhere near the route) are jumping in with dining specials, not all of which are related to carbo-loading. Ceres' Table: Saturday...
  • 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...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo reportedly fails doping test

    Marathon officials have postponed an awards ceremony amid news that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance prior to her victory at the Chicago Marathon earlier this month. The World Marathon Majors, which oversees a series of...
  • Chicago Marathon winner tests positive for doping

    Chicago Marathon winner tests positive for doping
    Another multiple women’s winner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has run afoul of doping control. Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, who won a second straight title Oct. 12, tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO in an out-of-competition...
  • Slimmer, fitter chef Graham Elliot takes on Chicago Marathon

    Slimmer, fitter chef Graham Elliot takes on Chicago Marathon
    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. Two...