CHAMPAIGN -- One man will be focusing on his Twitter followers while running this year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A team running in the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is lacing up its sneakers to fight human trafficking around the world.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Safety is a top priority for organizers of this weekend's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, especially after last year's bombing at the race in Boston.
Cole Hendrix was planning to run his first full marathon. He was training with the "Second Wind Running Club" around town, while finishing his Ph.D. in Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. But about 2 months ago, his life was turned upside-down.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is just days away, so runners are making sure their bodies are ready for the race.
Update: 10:02 pm, 4/15/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- One runner from last year's Boston Marathon remembers what her run was like when the bombs exploded.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is just about two weeks away.
This week's Face of the Race is Dr. Nathan Walker
CHAMPAIGN -- The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is only a few months away and, for many, now is the time to start getting ready for the 26 mile run.
CHAMPAIGN -- One group is helping more people because of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon. The Developmental Services Center got the largest single-donation after last year's race.
CHAMPAIGN -- The cold weather isn't keeping some runners from getting ready for the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The pair in charge of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon are up for a big honor.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Three months from Friday is the 6th Annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN -- Get your racing gear ready, because it's almost time to sign up for next year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
DAYTON, OH -- A marathon in Ohio is going to look a lot like the one here in Illinois.
URBANA -- The racing shoes are put away and the streets are cleaned up, but generosity from this year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will keep on giving.
CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3's Cynthia Schweigert ran the half-marathon and snapped this picture on the course.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Organizing traffic for the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is always a big undertaking.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Little legs take on a marathon all their own.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- An important part of race day is keeping runners hydrated.
CHAMPAIGN -- Despite extra security, excitement at Memorial Stadium was running high for the Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN -- Runners had their first taste of triumph Friday as the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon kicked off.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are gearing up for race day with carbs.
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Ultra runner Will Harlan runs in some of the most intense courses in some of the most primitive gear, and he does it all a world away. But this weekend, he is here for the Christie Clinic Illinios Marathon.
Ultra runner Will Harlan runs in some of the most intense courses in some of the most primitive gear, and he does it all a world away.
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Getting Ready for the Race: Jan Seeley, co-director of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon
Getting Ready for the Race: Mike Lindemann, co-director of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon
CHAMPAIGN -- Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon organizers remind spectators of race rules.
Update: 10:04 pm
URBANA -- Hundreds turned out to the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Expo Thursday night.
While thousands of people run the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon, it takes thousands to run the show. It wouldn't be possible without volunteers.
Officers get help from a special volunteer during the marathon. Frank Pagel is their "eye in the sky."
With more than 20,000 people hitting the streets, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon requires a lot of legwork before the event.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are getting extra help watching out for runners and spectators at the Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN -- City workers are preparing the roads for this weekend's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
CHAMPAIGN -- Before the marathon starts, a lot of banners and signs have to make it to the course.
SAVOY -- A group is making sure kids have new shoes for school.
CHAMPAIGN -- This weekend, thousands of runners will go for the gold.
CHAMPAIGN -- If your kids are looking for a way to get involved in the Illinois Marathon, it's not too late.
CHAMPAIGN -- As we continue to watch the Boston Marathon bombing aftermath unfold, some in our community are trying to help.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you're running in the Illinois Marathon, you might notice some changes.
CHAMPAIGN -- More spots are opening for this year's Illinois Marathon but only for some races and for a limited time.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- In the midst of Monday's chaos in Boston, organizers for a race in our own back yard re-evaluated security plans.