What is a Brick Workout and Why You Should Do Them

As with any endurance event, proper training is extremely important. Building up enough endurance to successfully push through an event will allow you to...

Quarantine Backyard Ultra Take 2

You may remember the first Quarantine Backyard Ultra (QBU) which took place this past April. Mike Wardian ran 63 loops and became the first...

How To Put On a Wetsuit

Having a successful start to your triathlon race can make all of the difference for the remaining portion of the event. You want to...

5 Nutrition Rules for Triathletes

Physically and mentally training for a triathlon are primary components of training. While those two things are at the forefront of triathlon training, there...

Gyms are Opening: No Childcare, Bring Your Own Disinfectant, & What Else to Expect

Chicago, as part of Region 4, is set to move into Phase 3 on Friday. Quite a few changes are allowed by the state,...

CARA’s Call to Open the LFT

On March 26th, Mayor Lightfoot made the decision to close the Chicago Lakefront Trail, 606, and Riverwalk. The decision was made in response to...

Meet Dr. Ryan Verchota, 2019 Athlete of the Year

Get to know our ClifBar 2019 Athlete of the Year, Ryan Verchota! Click here to watch the entire interview.

Phase 3 = Running Groups, Gyms, and Running Stores

In less than 2 weeks, Chicago is slated to move into "Phase 3" of Restore Illinois, our state's reopening plan. This plan was revealed...

How to Choose a Bike Trainer

Whether you’re stuck inside due to poor weather conditions or in self-quarantine due to an unfortunate circumstance like COVID-19, being able to ride your...

Controversial RD Accused of Changing Race Results

Controversy is hitting the ultra-world right now, and everyone seems to be talking about it. Sean "Run Bum" Blanton is no stranger to being...