Latest Chicago Marathon Stories

2014-09-08 12:26:10

This is the eighth straight year every spot has been sold for the race COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is sold out. Darris Blackford, Race Director, said the timing of the sell-out breaks last year's record by nearly a month, with a field of 18,000 athletes competing Sunday, October 19, 2014. Blackford attributes the marathon's partnership with Nationwide Children's...

2014-06-19 23:01:36

Register with MDA Team Momentum and secure your entry in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association has a last chance opportunity for anyone interested in participating in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon by securing a guaranteed entry through MDA Team Momentum, the organization’s new nationwide endurance program designed to help support MDA's mission to find treatments and cures for muscle disease. The...

2014-03-06 23:02:20

Running Program Recruiting for 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As an official Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Partner, the American Brain Tumor Association’s endurance program, Team Breakthrough, has a limited number of guaranteed entries available for the marathon. Participants who register with Team Breakthrough receive their race entry, a comprehensive training plan with Chicago Endurance Sports, a personal Team Breakthrough...

2013-10-11 23:03:13

Runners raise $120,000 to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Team Breakthrough, the American Brain Tumor Association’s running and endurance program, will have 75 runners taking part in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this Sunday, Oct. 13. In total, ABTA runners have already raised $120,000 in conjunction with this year’s event. The top three Team Breakthrough Chicago Marathon fundraisers are Curtis Sanford, a brain...

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