Posts tagged "chicago marathon"

Get the Chicago Marathon Experience Without Running the Chicago Marathon

The running part of the Chicago Marathon started at 7:30 AM on Sunday, October 13th. However, I wasn’t at the start line. Yet, just like the runners, I’d been preparing for weeks and days leading up to the race. Because races don’t happen on their own. Nope. The Chicago Marathon needs plenty of staff and... Read more »

Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Marathon

Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Marathon
In 2009 when I was contemplating which marathon to run for my 30th birthday I ended up volunteering at the Chicago Marathon at the mile 18 water station.     How did I end up there?  Well, I’d recently joined the Oak Park Runners Club and they’ve been manning an aid station for the Chicago... Read more »