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  • More registration problems for Chicago Marathon

    More registration problems for Chicago Marathon
    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...
  • Registration for marathon off and running

    Registration for marathon off and running
    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...
  • Bill Berg, Chicago radio and TV personality, dies at 77

     Bill Berg, Chicago radio and TV personality, dies at 77
    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...
  • Chicago races to run in June

    Chicago races to run in June
    Summer running? That's hot. Here's RedEye's list of June races to run in the city. June 1 >> Cancer Survivor's Celebration 5K The plug: "Brings cancer survivors, families, and friends together with the physicians, scientists, and health...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    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......
  • Local runner tackles Chicago 5 months after finishing Boston Marathon

    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...
  • Chicago remains 1 of 8 elite 'World Marathon Major' cities

    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...
  • Marine Will Run 26.2 Miles ... Again

    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...
  • Chicago Marathon registration suspended

    Chicago Marathon registration suspended
    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...
  • New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon

    New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon
    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...
  • Kimetto sets course record in winning Chicago Marathon

    Kimetto sets course record in winning Chicago Marathon
    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...