Runner Stories

Story Strebel
Kevin Fitch, VP of Finance at Advocate Sherman Hospital, is running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for a very special cause. In 2007 his life was changed forever when his daughter, barely 3 days old, was rushed to the NICU with a very serious heart condition. The doctors at Advocate Children's Hospital performed the lifesaving surgery and recovery, and now, he is running for the very people who saved his daughter’s life. Read the full story here.

Story Brian Crean LGH
After Roberto and Luis lost 300 pounds, which named them winners of the Biggest Loser in 2016, they were looking for a new challenge. The twins decided to go big and run the Chicago Marathon in support of Hope for Fitness to benefit Childhood Obesity. Read the full story here.