International Elite Field

34 ‘International Running Stars’ Make Up Elite Field for Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that several international running stars are joining the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite...

CARA Names Experienced St. Louis Coach as New Director of Training

As of Monday, the Chicago Area Runners Association has a new face running its training programs. Tim Bradley returns to where he grew up after...
Women's safety running at night

Local #DespiteTheDark Campaign Raises Awareness on Women’s Safety Running at Night

Endurance athletes often lead busy lives; between juggling a job, day-to-day chores, family and a social life, making time for training can be difficult....

Road Race Participation Numbers Hold Steady for 2017

The numbers are in and the news is not surprising. For the vast majority of road races of all sizes across the U.S., participation...

Bank of America Chicago Marathon Brings Back ‘Rabbits”’ for Elite Competition

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2018 will re-introduce pacers, called "“rabbits”," into the elite competition after breaking from the tradition for the...

Rupp, Hasay Celebrate Global Running Day in Chicago

On Wednesday morning, Nike Oregon Project runners and 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon stars Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay came to Chicago to...

New Relay Race in Honor of Legendary Coach Joe Newton

In December of 2017, long-time York High School boys cross country coach Joe Newton passed away at 88-years-old. Newton is often remembered for 45...

Rupp, Hasay Will Return to Run the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that defending champion and three-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record-holder Jordan Hasay...

Chicago Area Runner’s Association Celebrates 40 Years

2018 marks the 40thAnniversary of the Chicago Area Runner’s Association. In 1978, CARA began as an advocacy group, protesting to move the Chicago Marathon...

Top Illinois Finishers at the 2018 Boston Marathon

Monday marked the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon, one of the United State's largest marathons that attracted 29,978 runners from all over the...
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