| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away.
Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:05 PM
A Pilsen man with no apparent criminal record allegedly slit his landlord’s throat Friday in what prosecutors described as a dispute about unpaid rent.
Oscar Hernandez, 22, of the 1800 block of South Allport Street, appeared in Cook County Bond...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:33 PM
In with the cold, out with the dew. Commuters are used to the October swap of flip-flops for tall boots and light cardigans for puffy coats, but this year's annual switch comes with a twist.
On the rail side, the controversial rail cars with the aisle...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Waynesboro 1, James Buchanan 0
MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Alysha McCleaf scored on an assist by Mallory Patterson to lead Waynesboro past James Buchanan.
Nicole Kreimer had two saves for the Maidens (12-3).
| Oct 28, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Jordan Gosztola, of Osceola, is a freshman at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is one of eight incoming freshmen to be named as Heller Fellows by the university’s Heller College of Business.
The program gives students a chance to discover...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The first time Wesley Korir ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, in 2008, he was just another runner.
That status almost cost him $15,000 at a time he sorely needed it.
When Korir returns for this year's race Oct. 7, his appearance fee will be a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:33 AM
My name is William Bishop. I will be running the Bass Pro Marathon this weekend. It will be my second time to run in the Bass Pro Marathon, and my fourth marathon.
I ran The Chicago Marathon in 2006, and then alternated Bass Pro and Chicago in 2010, 2011...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:11 AM
Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova will try to become the first runner to win four straight Chicago Marathon titles.
After dropping out of the London Olympic marathon at the 14-mile mark with stomach cramps, Shobukhova has decided to run the Oct. 7 Bank of...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...