| 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 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....
| May 28, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Summer running? That's hot. Here's RedEye's list of June races to run in the city.
>> Cancer Survivor's Celebration 5K
The plug: "Brings cancer survivors, families, and friends together with the physicians, scientists, and health...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday.
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The State Street shopping corridor will undergo a month-long resurfacing project starting next week, so businesses, residents and visitors should prepare for lane reductions, noise and dust.
The repaving of State Street from Van Buren Street to Wacker...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday.
It will be Bekele’s second marathon. He won...