The Monday after the Bank of America Chicago Marathon each year, Carey Pinkowski’s phone begins ringing. One runner wants to thank a volunteer who provided a critical medical treatment or cup of ice. Another hopes to follow up on a new friendship he made during some difficult miles. Carey calls them back – he feels he has to. Though social media has made missed connections easier to resolve, he still believes one of his biggest responsibilities as race director is to bring the running community together. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
After a brutal Chicago Marathon, he is regrouping and preparing for strong year on the track—and back at Chicago. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
When Richard Sikorski collapsed during the 2015 Chicago Marathon, his race stopped and another one began. The race to save his life. Listen to the full episode of Human Race, a Runner’s World podcast.
A $12 million donation will create separate cycling, running paths along Lake Michigan. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
If you check the results for this month’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you’ll see that David Forster from Minneapolis finished with a 3:55:34. Click the button to view photos of him during the race, however, and none exist. Read the full post for A Sweat Life.
Richard Sikorski will return to run Chicago with one of the “angels” who came to his aid during last year’s race. Read the full story for Runner’s World.
After a 10th-place finish at the Olympic Marathon Trials, she heads into her fourth attempt at 26.2 aiming for a sub-2:30. Read the full story for Runner’s World.
This Chicago-area club leads runners on spiritual journeys—across finish lines. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
The Olympian for Mexico, now competing for the U.S., looks to break 2:10 in his second attempt at a marathon. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Relieved dad Luke will be ready if he gets the Olympic call; otherwise, he’ll run the Chicago Marathon in the fall. Read the full story for Runner’s World.