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  • Kenyan star to run in Chicago Marathon

    Kenyan star to run in Chicago Marathon
    Kenya's Moses Mosop, who ran the fastest marathon ever by a first-timer and the second-fastest one in history, today announced he will run the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in October. Mosop's time of 2:03:06 at the 2011 Boston Marathon is the...
  • Brittany Diehl

    Brittany Diehl
    Brittany Diehl is excited to call a sports city like Indianapolis home!  From the NFL to the NBA and all things racing, a job at FOX59 is a dream come true. She joined the team in July of 2010 as a sports reporter after spending two and a half years in...
  • Chicago Marathon registration closes in record time

    Registration for this fall’s 34th annual Chicago Marathon has closed in record time this year, with 45,000 people signing up in just 31 days, organizers said today. Last year, it took about seven weeks for registration to fill up. This year,...
  • How to lose weight: A cardiologist's story

    How to lose weight: A cardiologist's story
    When Naperville cardiologist Ann Davis decided to get serious about losing weight, she fished around in her purse for a crumpled and sticky piece of paper. Three months earlier, while at a restaurant with her kids, she'd scribbled down the name of a...
  • October 5: Focus on Family - Gearing Up for the Chicago Marathon

    October 5: Focus on Family - Gearing Up for the Chicago Marathon
    Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday, October 10 www.chicagomarathon.com The gear shown today is available from: Fleet Feet Sports Chicago www.fleetfeetchicago.com The items included: SOCKS Smartwool Phd Run Lt Micro Smartwool Phd Running Ultra Lt...
  • Chicago Marathon cheaters: why do they do it?

    Chicago Marathon cheaters: why do they do it?
    In April's London Marathon, 69-year-old Anthony Gaskell's time of 3:05:00 set a world record for his age group. The only problem was that Gaskell took a 10-mile shortcut. Six weeks later, after the deception had been discovered and investigated and his...
  • Chicago marathon runners show grit, even if they don't finish

    Chicago marathon runners show grit, even if they don't finish
    If Matthew Covington seems like an unlikely marathon runner at 6 feet 3 inches tall and nearly 300 pounds, you should have seen him three months ago. "I was about 30 pounds heavier before I started training," he said Sunday morning as he worked his way...
  • Talking about volunteering

    Talking about volunteering
  • Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All

    Turning a Battle with Cancer into a Will to Accomplish All
    After battling a grade four brain tumor Meg Keating realized she could accomplish anything. After making it through months of radiation and chemotherapy Meg was ready to get back to a more normal life, but the journey left her with a new purpose in life....
  • FOX Focus: Running the Marathon Together

    FOX Focus: Running the Marathon Together
    Making a marriage work can be a tough job, even exhausting, unless you've got the endurance to make it work. One West Michigan' couple is crediting their love of running for the reason their relationship is so successful. The McCarrick's have been...
  • The top Trib Nation posts (you picked) in 2011

    The top Trib Nation posts (you picked) in 2011
    In 2011, readers were keen to learn when we felt it was relevant to list race as a description in news stories, how we'd made enhancements to the daily Chicago Tribune, and more. Online metrics tell the story about which posts on our newsroom blog...
  • Chicago Marathon registration opens Wednesday

    Chicago Marathon registration opens Wednesday
    Registration for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which takes place Oct. 7, opens noon Wednesday at www.chicagomarathon.com The field is limited to the first 45,000 entrants. Entry fee is $150 for U.S. participants and $175 for participants...