Posts in category "Chicago Marathon"

2014 Chicago Marathon Registration Moved to March

2014 Chicago Marathon Registration Moved to March
The Chicago Marathon announced Thursday that the registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be pushed to March 2014.  Normally registration is in February. The actual date of the 2014 race will be Sunday, October 12. More details about registration and how it will play out will be released in January through... Read more »

From Paralyzed to Pumping Iron: Shred415 A Review

From Paralyzed to Pumping Iron: Shred415 A Review
If you read The Pace of Chicago, then you know almost two years ago I was the victim of a senseless accident that left me torn to bits and pieces. I have had several surgeries, countless hours on the physical therapists table and in July had the vertebra in my spine removed and replaced by... Read more »

Six Year Old Runs Half Marathon In Record Time: Is It Safe?

Six Year Old Runs Half Marathon In Record Time: Is It Safe?
If you haven’t heard about first grader Keelan Glass from Abilene, Texas, she recently ran a half marathon with a very respectable time of  in 2 hours, 47 minutes and 30 seconds at the Showdown Half Marathon in Fairview, Texas. Good for her.  I know adults 8 times her age who can’t do that.  As... Read more »
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How to deal with post marathon depression

How to deal with post marathon depression
Sunday morning, you stood with 40,000 other athletes all with the same goal of completing the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  Monday morning you are all alone, tired, sore and not sure what’s next. Many of you may feel depressed, angry, tired and completely confused.  It’s ok, post marathon depression is common and can slowly... Read more »

It's Time to Run The 2013 Chicago Marathon

It's Time to Run The 2013 Chicago Marathon
The wait is over.  It’s time to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  Those are the words anxious runners have been dreaming about for a long time.  No more training, no more early mornings, no more thinking about what will be? It’s time to run. Your day is here and the marathon is a celebration of all... Read more »

Gear up for the Chicago Marathon with great sunglasses

Gear up for the Chicago Marathon with great sunglasses
You see them everywhere, heck I used to be one of “them,” from the transition area to little league soccer, “they” are everywhere. Who are “they?”  The people who wear their racing glasses as every day glasses in public.  At a marathon, century ride or triathlon racing glasses look “cool” and protect your eyes from... Read more »
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Cheer on an American Hero Sunday at the Chicago Marathon

Cheer on an American Hero Sunday at the Chicago Marathon
Sunday is a big day for plenty of people running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40 thousand runners running towards 40 thousand individual goals. One athlete to keep an eye out for is Amanda Rice of Portland, Oregon.  Rice is a dentist, a lieutenant in the Navy and an elite runner who is using... Read more »

Chicago Marathon Parking Made Easy

Chicago Marathon Parking Made Easy
It’s marathon morning you are up and ready.  As you drive into the city your mind is focused on making it the best day possible without anything going wrong.  Today you are unstoppable, that is of course after you find a place to put your car. One of the hardest parts of marathon morning is... Read more »

New safety measures in effect for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

New safety measures in effect for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Our times they are a changing.  The bombing in the Boston Marathon made the world aware that a running event is a very easy target for terror.  The organizers of the Chicago Marathon announced their new rules for the 2013 Chicago Marathon in a press release below. If you are running or planning on watching,... Read more »
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The Chicago Half: Sign Up Today and Save Money!

The Chicago Half: Sign Up Today and Save Money!
Look at your leaves, some of them are starting to change, which means the days are ticking away to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. You made it through the Summer heat? And the Spring rains, now it’s time to get in one last killer training run.  This my fellow purple toe nail friends is... Read more »