8 Reasons to Exercise in the Morning

Triathletes have busy lifestyles.  On top of family and career, we choose to train for not just one sport, but three!  Being a successful...

Q&A with Diego Estrada: American Winner of the 2016 Chicago Marathon

Q: How did your running career start? A: I started my freshman year of high school in 2004, I was in honors classes that required...

Local Marathoner Profile: Michael Boraz, Chicago Endurance Sports and EDGE

Chicago Athlete: Why did you start running? Michael Boraz: I am a principal at Lincoln Park High School, so the work can be stressful and...

Riding the Roller Coaster of Emotions into Marathon Week

As the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now just a few days away, I can reflect back on the range of emotions that...

Chicago Marathon Elite Field Predictions

Executive race director Carey Pinkowski always recruits a fine mix of world-class talent to Chicago’s stop on the Abbott World Marathon Majors circuit.  He’s...

Best Cross-Training Activities for Triathletes

There’s no replacement for swimming, biking and running if your sport is triathlon. However, research shows that supplementing, or even replacing part of your...

Local Marathoner Profile: Rumbi Chidz, Fast Track Racing

Chicago Athlete: Why did you start running? Rumbi Chidz: I’ve worked out a lot the last five years, running short distances and track, but I...

Training with Nike: BreakingGoals

The Chicago Marathon was my first on Oct. 7, 2007, and because it was during my first year of law school at John Marshall,...

A Quick Chat with Galen Rupp

The 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon can’t get here too soon in Galen Rupp’s mind-set.  The 31-year-old is ready for what could be...

Precovery: Avoiding Taper Tantrums

In the midst of taper season, Chicagoan’s should not be surprised to see grown adults breaking into tears at Starbucks when their name is...
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