Application Period for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opens October 24

Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that it will start accepting runner applications for the 2018 event on Tuesday, October 24 at...

Chicago Marathon Brings $282M to Chicago Economy

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to contribute to Chicago’s economy, with the 2016 race delivering an estimated $282 million in total business...

In Wake of Closing, U-Sole Owner Wants to Bring Awareness to Small Businesses

On September 8, Universal Sole Running Store owner Joel Feinberg announced that at the end of the month, the store’s doors will close. As Universal...

Olympians, NYC Champs Among Added Athletes to 2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Field

Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced changes to the elite field for the Oct. 8, 2017 race. Men’s field Stanley Biwott (KEN) will make...

Defending Champions Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug Lead Professional Wheelchair Field 

Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that 15-time world champion, four-time Paralympian and seven-time Chicago Marathon champion Tatyana McFadden (USA) and 20-time...

NRC, Running Central Partner with Superfeet

Two Illinois retailers are now part of a few select retailers nationwide to host a technology that creates custom, manufactured ME3D insoles. Naperville Running Company and...

Tatyana McFadden, 5-Time Chicago Marathon winner, Kicks Off GLASA’s 10th Twilight 5k

The 10th Annual Great Lake Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) Twilight 5k Run/Walk/Roll will honor U.S. Paralympian, Tatyana McFadden, on September 9th at the Gorton...

Two Local Running Stores Provide Hurricane Harvey Support Options

Dozens of charities and fundraisers have been working throughout the week to help Texans affected by the Category 4 storm Hurricane Harvey, and Chicago...

New Study Demonstrates Girls on the Run Transforms Young Girls’ Lives

Girls on the Run is the only national physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls with compelling evidence of program impact.  A recent...

Past Champions Return for Chicago Marathon 40th Anniversary

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that running legends and past champions Steve Jones (1984, 1985), Khalid Khannouchi (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002),...
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