Winter is Swim Season for Kids

Keeping our kids healthy and safe is the top mission for parents. We make sure that our kids eat well, experience a good education,...

Tuesday Reviews-Day: Head Digital Sport Running Glove

When I moved home from college in May, a lot of things got lost along the way, including my go-to running gloves. While it...

What to Do With Your Race Medals

Athletes tend to collect quite a few medals as the years go on.  The trend has become for medals to be bigger and more...

February Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Tricia Marks and Lee Jarvis

Tricia Marks “I started running in high school in the early 1980's, and ran at the University of Iowa in both cross country and track,...

Everyday Athlete: Keith Holzmueller, Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association

Keith Holzmueller has been running for nearly 50 years, and will run his 13th career marathon in 2018 at the Bank of America Chicago...

November/December Athletes of the Month: Ruth Garippo and Alan Peterson

Ruth Garippo "I attended Lake Park High School and played volleyball, basketball, and soccer. My first time ever racing was my sophomore year of high...

Tackling the City Commute by Foot or Bike

So you want to commute on a bike or by foot, year-round in Chicago? Welcome! Admittedly, it’s a niche group interested in these routines,...

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...

Take Your Racing to the Next Level: Ultra 101

The idea of running a marathon is so difficult that the word “marathon” is used as a synonym for anything maximally exhausting and challenging....

GPS Sport Watch Comparison:  Which One Is Best For You?

There was a time when a sport watch could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  But with the explosion...