Posts tagged "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 »

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 »

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 »
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Terror In Boston- Should We Stop Running?

Terror In Boston- Should We Stop Running?
When I worked at RAM Racing, marketing their races, the bane of my work existence, was trying to get race director Brandon Presern to say anything “hype-e” about our races, for marketing purposes. 100 out of 100 times when we would be interviewing Presern his answers about the Hot Chocolate 15/5k were never about the... Read more »

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.
As I sit in my chair, scarred and hurt, this Thanksgiving, I’am Grateful For Kristin McQueen. I was going to write a long update on my many injuries and surgeries.  Letting you know about the loss of feeling in my arms, the depression due to the many pain killers and inability to exercise and on... Read more »

Hope Solo you need to learn from the book of Al Roker.

Hope Solo you need to learn from the book of Al Roker.
From a Press Release: On October 9, Chicago-area residents Danielle Maglinte, Hailey Danisewicz, Susan Taylor, Scott Herrick, Chad Doellinger, Pat Arbor and Joe Jasnosz, along with six other runners from across the country, will participate in a unique charity relay during the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, running alongside relay team captains U.S. soccer stars... Read more »
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Marathon World Record Falls in Berlin. Stage Set For A Battle At The Chicago Marathon.

Marathon World Record Falls in Berlin.  Stage Set For A Battle At The Chicago Marathon.
With less than two weeks to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the gauntlet has been thrown down by Patrick Makau of Kenya by setting a new world record in the Berlin Marathon with a time of 2:03:38. Marathon “burners” Moses Mosop and Ryan Hall have been targeting Chicago and it’s flat course as a... Read more »

Don't Miss the Back On My Feet Birthday Bash!

Don't Miss the Back On My Feet Birthday Bash!
People who truly know me, know that my single biggest fear isn’t death, falling, spiders or even losing a limb, it’s being so broke that I can no longer provide for my family, it’s being homeless. 10 years ago, many people would have said it’s a paranoid fear, today in this insane economy, it has... Read more »

Two Time Chicago Marathon Champion: Sammy Wanjiru Dies At Age 24.

Details surrounding if Wanjiru’s death are still unclear, if it was a suicide or horrible accident.  What is clear is the endurance community suffered a huge loss on Monday when Wanjiru lost his life after falling out of the second story window of his home in Nairobi, Kenya. Wanjiru became the first Kenyan to win... Read more »
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Jewish Runners Forced to Make Decision in 2011 Chicago Marathon.

Fasting and marathon running usually don’t go hand in hand, however this year as Jewish runners get ready for the big day on October 9th, it’s a decision they may have to make. Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar is the day before the marathon, which... Read more »