How a Different Mindset, Recovery Method Helped Heal My Repeat Injury More Quickly

Last year, when I suffered a femoral neck stress fracture in the middle of a marathon which ultimately required surgery, I thought my world...
Volunteer

9 Reasons to Volunteer at a Race in 2019

As you're planning your 2019 race schedule, consider setting aside a weekend or two to give back to the community that gives so much...

January/February 2019 Athletes of the Month: Riley McInerney and Grace Wasielewski

Riley McInerney “I started running like most kids: in middle school track. However, my...

Learn from the Pros: Creating a Season Plan to Really Achieve your Goals

The dead of Midwest winter is the perfect time to start planning out the upcoming season, but how do you set those...

Top 18 Stories from 2018

With just a few days left in 2018, we decided to take a look back at what YOU liked best this...

Chicago Athlete Ambassadors’ Favorite Moments from 2018

Throughout the 2018 season, our ambassadors have covered dozens of races in the hopes of helping you decide which ones are good fits for...

5 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes: Not a Contradiction

This time of year, as the temperatures start dropping and holiday parties every weekend, it seems the calories in food start rising; overcoming the...

Everyday Athlete: Andrew Murray – Big Shoulders Fund

Andrew Murray started competitive sports with high school football and track in the town of Sylvania, Ohio. Back then, little did he know where...

No Treadmill This Winter? No Problem

We’ve all been there before: it only takes one glance outside the window—to see snow falling yet again or notice temperatures approaching zero degrees on...
Tim Bradley

Second Glance: Tim Bradley – CARA Director of Training

We sat down with Tim Bradley, the director of training at the Chicago Area Runners Association. Bradley joined the team in late summer, and...