Planning a Race Calendar

Spring showers are here and just like the flowers breaking through the thawing earth, the first races of the season are showing us their...

RunSafer Teaches Athletes Self Defense

According to statistics, someone gets assaulted in the United States every two minutes, and in Chicago, attacks on runners seem to be an almost...

Running Through the Stress and Enjoying it

Stress results from the physical and emotional feelings that everyone experiences when under pressure.  Much has been written about the negative aspects of stress,...

Tackling Your First Triathlon

Anybody can complete a triathlon, even if they haven’t worked out in years.  It will take patience and will power, and it must become...

Barrington Teen Conquers Solo Cross Country Ride

Back in March, we chatted with Jan Gierlach from Ride for 3 Reasons, as he prepared for a cross-country bike ride from San Diego,...

A Day in the Life of a Race Director

As the mom of two children under the age of ten, I often talk with my little ones about what they want to be...

CARA: Optimal Marathon Training

If you are thinking about a fall marathon, it is already time to begin planning for a successful marathon experience. The marathon is popular, with...

Tuesday Reviews-Day: Matador Freerain24 Backpack

When I went to Colorado with my boyfriend back in August, I immediately fell in love with the natural beauty of the state; as...

Working {Out} Together

After a nine-hour workday, it can be difficult to muster up motivation for a workout, and setting an earlier alarm to exercise can be...

Tuesday Reviews-Day: Physiclo Resistance Pants

“A pair of pants that feels like you’re working out under water,” was the ad that I saw on Facebook one day. The brand...
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