CHICAGO (AP) — The impact of the Chicago Marathon will be increasingly felt from now until the big event Sunday.
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The picture is taken from above the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the 2014 New York City Marahon. A former Galesburg resident, Karen Brophy, was in that crowd of runners.
Karen Brophy is a Galesburg High School graduate and attended Carl Sandburg College. That’s where she made a name for herself locally in distance running.She steadily moved up from running cross country to doing road races. Those road races include the Boston Marathon and now the New York City Marathon. We talked with Karen about her NYC Marathon experience on the WGIL Morning News.
CHICAGO (AP)–Dozens of streets will be closed Sunday for the Chicago Marathon.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP)–A 58-year-old Kansas man has completed the Quad Cities Marathon after suffering from a heart attack at last year’s event.
Karen Brophy has run the Boston Marathon & is preparing for the New York City Marathon.
Today is Boston Marathon Day, one year after the tragic bombings. We talked with Galesburg native Karen Brophy about her experience running in Boston on the WGIL Morning News. Karen is foregoing the Boston race this year and is currently in training for the New York City Marathon. Included in her training will be a half marathon in Des Moines next weekend. She may return to Boston next year.