The 10 Oldest U.S. Footraces

The first race in history was the Palio del Drappo Verde 10K in April 1208 held in Verona, Italy. The 6.2 mile race was...

Where I Train With Andrew Starykowicz

Boulder, San Diego, Tucson, Austin, Central Flor- ida: When triathletes think of ideal training locations, these are usually the first places that come to...

70 Illinois Turkey Trots to Choose from This Thanksgiving

Now that Halloween’s over and it's officially November, we can start our countdown to a runner’s favorite holiday – Thanksgiving! Not only do calories...

4 Chicago-Area Sprint Triathlons to Try This Summer

If you are a triathlete or a wanna-be triathlete, the Chicago area offers you a great deal of options for races.  While the races...

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...

10 Tips for Bank of America Chicago Marathon Spectators

“One-point-seven million spectators who go nuts for everyone all day long,” will line the city’s streets for this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon,...

Clif Bar Athlete of the Year Ryan Giuliano

Ryan Giuliano’s rise to become one of the area’s top amateur athletes is extraordinary. During his time as a student at Conant High School...

How to Build Swim Endurance 

There are several ways to know if you are improving as a swimmer; the most important part is to master your technique.  This can...

A Guide to the 2015 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

Though hard to imagine now, the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon began in a rather humble fashion in 1983, with approximately 750 triathletes competing in the...

Toughest Area Races

Many runners think of the Windy City as a great place to PR. Flat and temperate, Chicago athletes often have to run faster or...