653 Illinoisans Cross the 2019 Boston Marathon Finish Line

Monday marked the 123rd Boston Marathon, and of the 26,632 total finishers, 653 travelled from Illinois. One of the day’s biggest highlights was University of Illinois...

CARA and TRAC Announce Partnership for ‘Go Run

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), announced a partnership today with Chicago startup Timing and Racing Around the Clock (TRAC). CARA will utilize TRAC’s...

Kenyans Victorious at TCS New York City Marathon

Photo by Getty Images For the second time in three weeks, two Kenyans took top honors at an Abbott World Marathon Majors event, with Stanley...
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2012 Chicago Champion and Current Half Marathon World Record-holder Headline 2015 Bank of America...

Photo courtesy of the Bank of America Chicago MarathonInternational Elites Attempt to Qualify for National Olympic TeamsCHICAGO - Today, the Bank of America Chicago...

Chicago-Based Blue Diamond Athletic Displays, Inc. Partners with TCS New York City Marathon

Blue Diamond Athletics Displays, INC is proud to announce that they have finalized a partnership with the TCS NYC Marathon. Blue Diamond Athletic Displays...

Wendy Jaehn to Step Down as CARA Director

The Chicago Area Runners Association will have a new leader at the end of July. Wendy Jaehn, the executive director of the CARA, announced last...

2013 CARA Awards

The annual CARA awards were announced over the weekend and runners across Chicagoland have been recognized for their achievements through 2013. Among the awards...

Marathon Champ Wins Silver

Tatyana McFadden can now add Winter Paralympic Medalist to her long list of accomplishments. The wheelchair marathon star tried her hand at the Paralympics...

Recap: Mother’s Day 5k

Every year my mom and I run/walk the Barrington Mother’s Day 5k.  A morning of coffee, sunshine and family, is a perfect way to...

10 Tips for Novice Marathoners

The unique experience of training for and running a marathon allows runners to experience a full range of emotions. The last week or two...