According to news reports, Miller started to feel contractions as she cross the finish line. She tried to eat something and then was rushed to the hospital wearing her marathon medal.
Miller told WGN News that people were looking at her funny.
“Everybody just kind of stared as I’m running by,” said Miller.
The sad news from the Chicago Marathon was the death of North Carolina firefighter William Caviness, who was running the race to raise money for burn victims. Just 500 yards from the finish line, Caviness collapsed and later died at an area hospital.
According to the Chicago Marathon race site, Caviness, a veteran marathoner, was on pace to finish in 3:05. He had crossed the 40k mark in 2:56.
Will Caviness had crossed the 40k mark of the marathon in 2:56, according to the Chicago Marathon race site.
It was the race’s first death since 2007, and sixth since 1998.