The Spectator’s Guide to the Chicago Marathon

What to Know Before You GoBy Kate Bongiovanni You know you want to watch the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. You’d love to catch the...

Volunteers

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon relies heavily on volunteers to ensure that the race goes off smoothly. It’s an effort that takes nearly...

Marathon Elite Preview

Here’s a look at key elites and locals running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. By Bob Richards      Wesley Korir isn’t just a runner. He’s...

So You Want to Run the Chicago Marathon?

Larisa Redins   Participating in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon can be both an exhilarating and intimidating experience for first timers. That said, with proper...

Get Up and Ride: Racing in Your First Criterium

If you live in the Midwest and want to be a bike racer, you're probably going to find your way to a criterium-style event...

A Swimmer’s Guide to Chicago

Centennial Beach 500 W. Jackson Blvd. Naperville, Ill. http://www.napervilleparks.org/   The Basics: This former quarry property was transformed into a community pool 80 years ago and now hosts the swim...

Training Guidelines for a Successful Fall Marathon

With the warm days of summer, the lakefront path, our forest preserves and even city streets around Chicago are filled with runners, many preparing...

Tri Training

Entering their first triathlon, many participants’ primary goal is to finish. But once the triathlete has participated in one or a couple events, the...
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