Kevin featured our analysis of Chicago Marathon athletes trying to run qualifying times for upcoming Olympic Trials (2011 results) compared to the number of runners finishing around qualifying range in a non-Olympic Trials year.
Our findings were that 30% more runners with the capability to qualify for the Trials ran Chicago in 2011, compared to those in 2012.
Excerpts are below. Read the Wall Street Journal article in full. For further details, see our comprehensive Chicago Marathon Coverage: Results Analysis, Advice, Photos and more.