The Journey to Boston: One Month Post-Race Reflection

A few months ago, two Chicago Athlete ambassadors detailed their journeys on qualifying for the 2019 Boston Marathon, and later discussed their training strategies. In the...

Carey Pinkowski Tells All: Your Questions Answered

As marathon training season starts, many are thinking about what race day will actually be like, especially first-timers. We thought, who better to answer...

How to Take Care of Your Wetsuit       

You pay a lot of money for your wetsuit, so you want to be able to enjoy it for a long time. How long...

Beer and Running: How Tim Faith Blends His Two Passions

You may recognize Tim Faith as the guy sporting Goose Island attire at local races. As a brewer for the company, this marathoner (who...

Stay In Your Lane: Navigating the Newly Separated Lakefront Trail

The Lakefront Trail separation was officially completed this past December—meaning we’re entering our first full season where path users will have the opportunity to...

May Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Stephen Clevenger and Katie Zawacki Tosh

Stephen Clevenger  Accomplishments: Second Illinois finisher at the 2019 Boston Marathon, 63 overall, with time of 2:27:15 Finished in top 50 in debut marathon at...

A Look Inside Bears Fit, the New Chicago Bears-Themed Gym

On April 15, the Chicago Bears organization announced the opening of Bears Fit, a Chicago Bears-themed fitness facility located at 155 E. Townline Road...

Level Up: Hire a Personal Coach            

Let’s face it: when it comes to training, everyone is different. We all have different goals, methods, motivations and benchmarks for improvement. There’s no such...

9 Tips to Prevent Training Burnout

Just when you feel like you've finally gotten into a solid training groove, you all of a sudden lose every ounce of motivation, succumb...

Train with the Best: 3 Chicago-Area Elite Clubs Reveal Secrets to Speed

In the Chicagoland area alone, there are dozens of clubs available for endurance athletes to join where they can meet people with similar interests,...