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  • Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen

    Spotify: Create your digital mixtape and let the world listen
    I see it in my Facebook feed and Twitter stream more often than I probably should. So-and-so is listening to Baby Got Back by Six Mix-a-Lot on Spotify. We understand you like big butts and cannot lie, but do you really want to announce that to the world?...
  • Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon

    Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
  • Chicago Marathon: Quick sellout for long run

    Chicago Marathon: Quick sellout for long run
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has entered the record books eight months before the start of the Oct.7 race. Race officials announced Monday all 45,000 entries had been sold, in just six days. In the previous record sale finish, last year, it took...
  • U.S. star Ryan Hall withdraws from Chicago Marathon

     
    Ryan Hall's goal for his Chicago Marathon debut was to break the U.S. record. That isn't going to happen this year. Following a disappointing performance at the Sept. 19 Philadelphia Half Marathon and some poor workouts over the past week,......
  • It will not be a quiet week for Jack Zimmerman

     
    Local author Jack Zimmerman will be performing this story, "Wakes," at Ravinia during Saturday's live, nationwide broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" (WBEZ FM 91.5): Then Sunday at 7 p.m. he will perform his new CD of short, autobiographical tales,......
  • The Sunday Brunch: So We've Got This Bridge To Sell You.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you do this job long enough, you learn that some news stories are just too weird to be true. And then there are those that are just weird enough to be true. Take, for......
  • Pasta Party

     
    Jewel has Barilla Pasta on sale 10-for-$10…  The Chicago Marathon is this Sunday… You see where I'm going with this, right? Pasta party! Here are some of my favorite inexpensive pasta recipes for inspiration… Rigatoni with Tomatoes and...
  • Woman gives birth after running in Chicago Marathon

     
    When I was 39 weeks pregnant, I did yoga and enjoyed light workouts at the gym. “Don't be afraid to exercise,” my doctor said. “If you've always been active … then continue to be so. Just take it easier and keep your heart rate...
  • Marathon is big deal for businesses along route

     
    The Chicago Marathon draws an estimated 1.7 million spectators, all lined up along the course that stretches from Addison Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south. That's in addition to the 45,000 participants, 125,000 anticipated expo attendees,...
  • Should we call it the Chicago Me-rathon?

     
    The marathon is a noble goal, but a selfish one. And if the person who insists on running the marathon is in a relationship, it requires the non-runner person to be a martyr....Julie Hammerle, ChicagoNow I loved training for and......
  • Chicago Marathon: One runner dies, another gives birth [Updated]

     
    A Greensboro, N.C., firefighter collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and was pronounced dead at a hospital soon after. Another marathon participant -- Chicago's Amber Miller -- gave birth hours after crossing...
  • Third-place marathon runner disqualified for riding bus in race

     
    Rob Sloan finished the Kielder Marathon near Newcastle in third place with a personal-best time. He called the race “unbelievably tough” -- so tough, it turns out, that he had to take a bus part of the way....