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  • Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon

     Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon
    Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed.
  • Marathon maniacs earn their moniker

    Marathon maniacs earn their moniker
    Zach Zimmerman freely admits what he does is a little crazy. In May, he ran two marathons in 15 days. This summer, he ran four half marathons in four days. "I felt good enough to run another one on the fifth day too," he said. "But I had to spend...

    Hydration hype: Are athletes too worried about dehydration?

     Hydration hype: Are athletes too worried about dehydration?
    Like many runners, Brian Tolsma worries that once he starts feeling thirsty during a hard workout, he's in trouble: His body has started to break down. That's why Tolsma will force down as much water as possible on the day before Sunday's Bank of...

    Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

    Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners
    There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines. Actually, it's a "half" good reason: "The half-marathon is a whole lot less wear and tear and a whole...

    Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'

    Derek Sherman on 'Race Across the Sky'
    As a creative director at Cramer-Krasselt (think Don Draper without the booze or cigarettes), Derek Sherman must get into people's heads. It's his job to figure out what makes people buy one product — Monopoly, let's say — over another. For...