| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Guor Marial, the South Sudanese marathoner whose man-without-a-country Olympic plight was first brought to light by the Tribune five days ago, will be able to compete in the London Summer Games under the Olympic flag.
The International Olympic Committee'...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:19 AM
You could say Beth Roche's marathon began on April 15, when she had her first leg surgery.
A bomb exploded near her earlier that Monday just after she watched her daughter cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon. It shredded Roche's left leg and...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will reopen its registration March 5 as a lottery to fill the last 15,000 spots, marathon officials announced Thursday.
Runners can enter the lottery at chicagomarathon.com starting at 12:01 a.m., March 5, until 9 p....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has decided to use an online lottery to complete a registration process suspended Feb. 19 because of technical problems.
The lottery entry period for the 15,000 remaining places will begin next Tuesday at 12:01 A.M....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Runners started entering a lottery to register for the Chicago Marathon at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday.
Marathon registration was briefly open for a few hours last month until Web problems forced officials to shut the process down. Thirty thousand runners...
| Sep 3, 2012
It's not uncommon for Gian Fulgoni to be told how much he looks like Dustin Hoffman, or even to be mistaken for the Academy Award-winning actor and pressed for an autograph.
It happens at least once a week. When it does, the typically gregarious,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
A Chicago Marathon official said Tuesday that registration for the October event will not reopen until at least Thursday after website woes caused registration to be temporarily suspended.
Fifteen thousand entries to the Oct. 13 race remain. The...
| Jul 23, 2012
It was the latter half of the 1990s, more than a generation after the women's movement had begun and long after business casual dress was common in many workplaces. But some taboos die hard.
"We all still wore suits, with pantyhose and skirts that hit...
| Jan 21, 2013
I expect that doctors in the delivery room will soon hoist up newborns and proclaim, "Congratulations! It's a brand!"
That's the world we live in, folks. We're no longer just people — we're warm-blooded versions of Nike or Budweiser or, in my...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:21 PM
As Chicago cops, Officer David Hickey and his brother-in-law, Sgt. Christopher Kapa, are no strangers to facing critical split-second decisions.
Hickey was shot in the leg last year as he and three other officers from his gang investigation team...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Heading into this Sunday's Chicago Marathon, debate continues over how much water runners should drink before and during the race.
Discussion was sparked by the death of a North Narolina runner during last year's race.
An autopsy shows William...