11 Oct '15, 12am

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

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

WITHOUT PACEMAKERS, CHICAGO MARATHON BECOMES WIDE OPEN RACE By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission. CHICAGO (09-Oct) -- With a back to basics approach this year, race director Carey Pinkowski announced on August 26 , that pacemakers would be eliminated from this year's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, hoping to refocus fan and media interest on head-to-head racing instead of fast times and record-breaking. Chicago now joins the Boston Marathon and TCS New York City Marathon among the commercial events of the Abbott World Marathon Majors which no longer employ pacemakers. "Here at Chicago we have such a great tradition of athletic performance, head-to-head performance," he told the media here today. He continued: "I think we got away from what the essence of what competition is. We've had historic performances from ...

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Samuelson celebrates 30th anniversary of record run in Chicago, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission,...

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runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 5pm

Carey Pinkowski and Joan Benoit Samuelson, photo by David Monti, RRW, used with permission. Way back in 1977, in the prede...

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race-results.co.uk 10 Oct '15, 5pm

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Chumba, Kiplgat win in Windy Chicago Marathon, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission, #chicagomarathon,...

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runblogrun.com 14 Oct '15, 9pm

The men's lead pack, 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, photo courtesy of Bank of America Chicago Marathon The 2015 Ba...

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runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 11pm

CAROLINE ROTICH SAVORS RETURN TO BOSTON FOR B.A.A. HALF-MARATHON By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Wee...

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

VIDEO: Chicago Marathon live

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...

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saltyrunning.com 09 Oct '15, 7pm

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Photos: 2015 Chicago Marathon

Photos: 2015 Chicago Marathon

running.competitor.com 12 Oct '15, 4am

A windy day in the Windy City created some challenges for participants of the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. There...

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kick off pro career at Tufts 10-k, by Chris Lotsbom, RRW, used with permission,...

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kick off pro care...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 11pm

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kickoff pro career at Tufts 10-K, by Chris Lotsbom, RRW, used with permission PHOTO: E mma B...

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letsrun.com 11 Oct '15, 12pm

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

Carey Pinkowski dumps pace makers in Chicago an...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 5am

A key memory that I have of the late Fred Lebow comes from a story by Marc Bloom, for the Runner magazine, published in th...

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

Run Journal - Two Great Races in Chicago, as Ch...

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...

Marathon training? I've got just the giveaway for you! #ukrunchat @ukrunchat @ukmarathonchat #running

Marathon training? I've got just the giveaway f...

jog-blog.co.uk 10 Oct '15, 7am

Anyway, just because I’m a loser who has lost the ability to run quicker than I can walk, doesn’t mean everyone else is an...

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runnersworld.com 12 Oct '15, 1am

“I don’t look at the marathon as a race,” he said. “It’s a 26-mile journey, is what it is.” Four of his family members als...