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...

Shalane Flanagan Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half

Shalane Flanagan recorded the second-fastest half marathon by an American woman in 2014 during Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality....

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...

Defending Shamrock Champions Sambu, Pappas Return to Chase the Hat-Trick

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K announced today that 2015 and 2016 champions Stephen Sambu (Tucson, Ariz.) and Alexi Pappas (Eugene, Ore.) return...

FREE COMMUNITY RUNS IN NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS

Photo by: Ali Engin   MAYOR EMANUEL, CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT AND CARA ANNOUNCE FREE COMMUNITY RUNS IN NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS 1 mile and 5K runs to begin May...

Shop Locally for Your Next Running Gear Purchase

Where do you plan to buy your next pair of running shoes? With hundreds of retailers ranging from local businesses to big chains to...

Wheaton NRC Location is Officially Open

The third location of Naperville Running Company opens its doors in Wheaton to the public on Monday at 10 a.m. "The construction took us a...

Oak Park Runners Club Announces $25,000 Gift to its Charitable Race Partners

The Oak Park Runners Club (OPRC) has announced a $25,000 gift of race proceeds from the Good Life Race in support of both the...

Defending Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Champions Stephen Sambu and Alexi Pappas Return...

Photo by the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K announced today that 2015 champions Stephen Sambu (Tucson, Ariz.)...

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon Selects 2018 Field

Runners who entered the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed entry drawing were notified of their status on Tuesday. A record 44,341 individuals...