| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:57 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Don’t be fooled by Sean Astin’s plump appearance as Samwise Gamgee in “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy. The 42-year-old actor is an avid runner and has completed six marathons. And if all goes according to plan, Astin will be...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The city must pay nearly $1 million overtime to thousands of police officers who had their days off canceled so they could cope with the massive crowds of protesters who descended on the city for the May 2012 NATO summit, an arbitrator has ruled....
| Apr 8, 2013
She rides a Harley and wears a full-length fur, but don't draw any conclusions about Trina Dru Gordon.
The president and chief executive officer of Boyden World Corp. racks up mileage these days in a conservative navy pinstripe suit and prefers...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
With the public absorbing images of chaos and blood-soaked sidewalks after a pair of explosions ripped through the end of the Boston Marathon on Monday, there was one very relieved 17-year-old in Glendale.
Alexa Dragojlovic said she was able to...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line.
Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...