Chicago Marathon Security Will Include Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, Bag Restrictions For Sunday's Race
- Category: Chicago
- Published on Monday, 07 October 2013 22:45
- Written by The Chicago Defender
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With just days until the 36th Chicago Marathon, both runners and spectators are gearing up for heightened security at Sunday's race.
Though race officials don't specifically reference the Boston Marathon bombings in the 2013 updates to race security, the April tragedy that killed three people is still fresh in the minds of police, organizers and runners.
Security will be tighter at Sunday's race on account of five new changes: