10 Oct '15, 5am

Carey Pinkowski dumps pace makers in Chicago and focuses on the racing, by Larry Eder, #chimarathon, #abbottwmm,...

Carey Pinkowski dumps pace makers in Chicago and focuses on the racing, by Larry Eder, #chimarathon, #abbottwmm,...

A key memory that I have of the late Fred Lebow comes from a story by Marc Bloom, for the Runner magazine, published in the early 1980s. The story is about how Fred Lebow, the man who made the New York City marathon what it is today, could not sleep the night before the marathon. If one was curious, one could find Lebow out on the course. Early in the morning, or late at night, depending on your preference, Fred Lebow would be on the course, making sure that the course was marked to perfection, the right distance, and all was good in the Big Apple. I seem to recall, and this must have been in the mid 1990s, with my friend and then business associate Jeremy Solomon, heading back from a late night soiree in Chicago and finding Carey Pinkowski out on the marathon course at 2 AM in the morning. I remember sharing the story with Jeremy of the late Fred Lebow. A few years later,...

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runnersworld.com 09 Oct '15, 2pm

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Wes Korir, Pre-Chicago Marathon Interview, "Let's Make Racing Fun!", RBR Interview (audio) by Larry Eder,...

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runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 5pm

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News and notes from the 38th edition of the @ChiMarathon:

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runnersworld.com 09 Oct '15, 7pm

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Without Pacemakers, #ChiMarathon Becomes Wide-Open Race (by @d9monti)

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running.competitor.com 10 Oct '15, 3am

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saltyrunning.com 09 Oct '15, 7pm

The stars fully aligned for me this season. I nailed almost all of my workouts, the weather forecast was ideal and I did n...

Run Journal - Two Great Races in Chicago, as Chumba and Kiplagat Win: By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun The men's race...

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running.net 11 Oct '15, 10pm

The men's race went out slow and calculating, with the first mile covered in 4:58 and 5k in 15:27. As the pace stayed even...

Joan Benoit Samuelson at Bank of America's Chicago Marathon: All about the Passion, by Larry Eder, #chimarathon,...

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runblogrun.com 09 Oct '15, 5am

I remember in 1979, when Joan Benoit won the Boston Marathon. The shy Mainer, who had only run one marathon before enterin...

Without Pacemakers, Chicago Marathon becomes wide open race, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission,...

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runblogrun.com 11 Oct '15, 12am

WITHOUT PACEMAKERS, CHICAGO MARATHON BECOMES WIDE OPEN RACE By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rig...

Luke Puskedra scores five minute PB taking fifth in Chicago! by Larry Eder, #chimarathon, @abbottwmm, #lukepuskedra

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runblogrun.com 11 Oct '15, 6pm

It is amazing how things turn out. Serendipity? Well, in the case of Luke Puskedra, a fine collegiate runner, who dreamed ...

Splits and stats on how today's @ChiMarathon was won.

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runnersworld.com 11 Oct '15, 9pm

For at least the past 26 years, the Chicago Marathon has offered pacemakers. This year the rabbits are gone, in hopes of c...

VIDEO: Chicago Marathon live

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runningmagazine.ca 10 Oct '15, 6pm

Internationally, Sammy Kitwara is expected to be the overall winner of tomorrow’s race. His PB is an impressive 2:04:28 ho...

2015 Run Blog Run Fall Cross Country Challenge,...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 5pm

The 2015 RunBlogRun Summer Cross Country Challenge is part of a program that goes back to 1996-1998, when we started onlin...

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letsrun.com 11 Oct '15, 12pm

You beat us to the punch. I've turned this into the official thread. In case you haven't read our previews, you can do so ...

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runblogrun.com 09 Oct '15, 5am

The 2015 RunBlogRun Summer Cross Country Challenge is part of a program that goes back to 1996-1998, when we started onlin...

How to stay motivated to run when you're not ra...

runnersworld.com 16 Oct '15, 6am

We talked to several longtime runners who never (or rarely) register for races to find out how they stay motivated to run ...