Pro Marathoner Noah Droddy on Chicago, Doping and Kingston Mines

Next Sunday, Noah Droddy will line up in the elite corral at the Chicago Marathon for the second time. Like any professional athlete, his...

Coach of Chicago Marathon Favorites Receives Doping Ban

It appears distance running is finally having its Lance Armstrong moment. Alberto Salazar, head coach of the Nike Oregon Project, has been banned for...

Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Once again, I am astounded by the dedication and grit of the Chicago running community.  Despite what was predicted to be horrible conditions, over...

A Wild Weekend in Doha

The IAAF Track & Field World Championships kicked off this weekend in Doha, Qatar, providing plenty of heat for the athletes and plenty of...

Moraine Hills Runs for the Hills Half Marathon

I’m beyond thrilled to have stumbled upon this local event. What led me to it was my final long run for Ironman training. After Ironmans,...

Nike’s 2019 Chicago Marathon Gear is Here

Nike has released their 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon gear and it is spectacular! If you have not yet seen it, check out...

Chicago Athlete 20 Miler

Despite of the terrible weather forecast, over 320 runners showed up to conquer 20 miler hosted by Chicago Athlete.  While many runners chose to...

North Shore Build-a-Century

It’s been years since I participated in the North Shore Century, though I’ve done it twice before—both as the first metric and then full...

PTO Seeks to Acquire Ironman: An interview with the new CEO

On Monday, the Pro Triathletes Organization (PTO) announced intentions to attempt to purchase the World Triathlon Corporation (Ironman). Ironman is currently owned by the...

Different Goals, Same Runner

Lexi Fiedler’s relationship with running has changed quite a bit over the past 13 months. The 33-year-old from Logan Square has finished five marathons—from...