Chicago Marathon tightens security for Sunday’s race

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Mayor Emanuel wants to ensure everyone that the city will be a safe place during this weekend’s Chicago Marathon.

Runners and spectators will notice more security measures at this year’s marathon.

Runners will be required to pick up their race packets in person and carry their belongings in clear plastic bags.

Spectators in the reunion area, after the race, will be subjected to a bag search.

Police will also be checking bags along the race route.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

1 Comment