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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Epstein: Inside the mind of a first-time marathon runner

Epstein: Inside the mind of a first-time marathon runner

October 12, 2022

Around midnight on Sunday, I shifted around on a small cot in my hotel room, unable to sleep. Swiping to Safari on my phone, I googled “How important is sleep the night before a marathon?” Pre-race...

Three people, two in orange tank tops and one in a grey tank top, run down N Broadway as they are trailed by other runners.

Northwestern students race in first Chicago Marathon in two years

October 10, 2021

Nearly 30,000 runners took their marks Sunday in Grant Park to participate in the Chicago Marathon for the first time since the pandemic began. One Northwestern student, Communication sophomore Maggie...

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon took place on Sunday, Oct. 13 in Grant Park. The runners included Northwestern students Justin Navidzadeh, Shaleahk Wilson, and Shayan Olumi

Students reflect on experience of, motivation behind running in the Chicago Marathon

October 13, 2019

On Sunday, more than 45,000 runners gathered in Grant Park to participate in the Chicago Marathon. In its 42nd year, the marathon welcomed runners from more than 100 countries, all 50 states and Northwestern’s...

Freshmen Stephanie and Megan Yaur cheer on runners in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. A group of about 50 students volunteered.

Northwestern students trek downtown to volunteer at Chicago Marathon

October 7, 2018

CHICAGO — On Sunday morning, a group of sleepy-eyed students met in a parking lot, waiting for busses that would take them to downtown Chicago. It was 4:30 a.m., and it was still dark out. About...

McCormick Prof. Karen Smilowitz and Northwestern students work at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle in March. The research team will use the dashboard it has developed for data analysis at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

Northwestern researchers improve Chicago Marathon race conditions with data analysis

October 8, 2014

An interdisciplinary team of Northwestern researchers is using data analytics to study and improve the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which attracts about 45,000 runners and 1.7 million spectators...

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