43rd Annual Lincolnwood Turkey Trot

The 43rd annual Lincolnwood Turkey Trot happened on Sunday, November 24. This holiday tradition is hosted by the Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department and...

A Trip Down Alpine Lane

My name is Bob Babbitt, and, even though I moved to San Diego back in 1978 and ended up co-founding Competitor Magazine and Challenged...

Wilmot Mountain Opens Early This Year

Friday, November 22nd is opening day for Wilmot Mountain, located just across the state line border in Wisconsin. With an earlier opening this year,...

Meet Chicago Olympian, Chirine Njeim

While running the Lakefront 50K in early November, I listened to a Ten Junk Miles Podcast featuring Chirine Njeim and lost myself for about...

Ten Gift Ideas for Triathletes

Have someone in your life that is obsessed with triathlons? Finding gifts for them can be hard – they tend to already spend a...

Lifting Each Other Up

No one can lift you up quite like family. This year’s Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. was a struggle for all 30,000 runners who...

Cyclocross State Champions Crowned in Woodstock

Race number seven of the 2019 Chicago Cross Cup took place at annual Groundhog PSI Clocross event in at Emricson Park in Woodstock on...

Combating the Post-Marathon Blues

It’s been three weeks since the Chicago Marathon. Most of us are no longer caring for our sore, pride-filled muscles, and have probably already...

5 Ways to Play in the Snow (or Mud) this Weekend

Winter has come. It may have arrived a little ahead of schedule (and probably earlier than any of us wanted), but it's the freaking...

CTU Strike Hits Student-Athletes Hardest

As the Chicago Teachers Union strike heads into its second week, Chicago Public Schools student-athletes are the ones losing the most while union reps...