| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
Bill Berg was a popular afternoon-drive talk show host on WGN-AM radio in the 1970s who also filled in on Cubs and Bears broadcasts.
"He had a good feel for people because he was a decent human being and he let people talk," said Dave Baum, a former...
| 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 6, 2014
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Sep 16, 2013
North Center resident Pete Beuscher had planned to run the Boston Marathon for the first time in 2012, but when temperatures hit 90 degrees, race organizers offered runners a chance to try for better weather in 2013. The 45-year-old decided to do just...
| Sep 9, 2013
Two years. Eight marathons. Nearly 210 miles. And $1 million at stake. The World Marathon Majors is neither for the fainthearted nor the undertrained.
In January 2006, marathon organizers in Boston, London, Berlin, New York and Chicago joined forces to...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As a former active-duty Marine, Markus von Steinfort, 42, knew a thing or two about pushing his body to the limit. Still, von Steinfort, who is the pastor of Grace Church in Bowling Green, Ky., says the challenge of his first marathon was in a category...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Web site problems caused Bank of America Chicago Marathon officials to suspend online registration for the Oct. 13 race after four hours of problems Tuesday.
It will not resume for at least two more days. Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said he...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:06 AM
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...