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  • 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...
  • Stand by your brand

     Stand by your brand
    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...
  • Runners have trouble registering for marathon

    Runners have trouble registering for marathon
    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...
  • Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5

    Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5
    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....
  • Lottery to complete Chicago Marathon registration

    Lottery to complete Chicago Marathon registration
    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....
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight

    Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight
    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...
  • Marathon lottery: 36,000 entries for 15,000 places

    Marathon lottery: 36,000 entries for 15,000 places
    There were 36,000 entries for the remaining 15,000 spots when the lottery entry period for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed Thursday night. All who entered will be notified of their status Tuesday by 2 p.m. CST. Those selected will...
  • Commentary: I plan to run the L.A. Marathon at 70

    The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan. Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...
  • Chicagoans vie to be Peta's Sexy Vegan Next Door

    Chicagoans vie to be Peta's Sexy Vegan Next Door
    Chicago's a city not exactly known for its healthy eating habits, something Edgewater resident Annie Fosnacht is hoping to change. "You don't ever come across a vegan that goes ‘oh dude, this sucks,' " the 35-year-old said. "We want to share...
  • Chicago Marathon beefing up security

    Chicago Marathon beefing up security
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is imposing beefed-up security measures for the 26.2-mile race Oct. 13. "The bag check is something we've been looking at for a couple of years," Carey Pinkowski, the...