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Race Recap: North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash

It was a frigid Valentine’s Day morning for the North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash in Highland Park. With the thermometer reading 12 degrees and a...

Halloween Recognized as Second Most Popular Running Holiday

Halloween race participation continues to thrive despite a decline in total number of events held, as 733,576 runners finished a Halloween week race in...

Runners Tackle Midsummer Heat at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

After struggling to find its footing for weeks, summer arrived with a vengeance in Chicago last week, with two back-to-back days with highs of...

A History Lesson on the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Every October, runners from around the world flock to Chicago to run the renowned Bank of America Chicago Marathon; beginning in 1977 as a...

Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat Claim Victory in Chicago

Photo by the Bank of America Chicago Marathon CHICAGO -- In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, more than 37,000 runners crossed the finish line...

Naperville Running Company Opens New Store

The running community in Naperville is growing as fast as anywhere in the Chicagoland area. While strong runners have always come from the southwest...

City of Great Architecture

While the Bank of America Chicago Marathon course features plenty of entertainment—cheerleaders in Boystown, the Charity Block Party at Mile 14, lion dancers in...
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College Grad Running Across Country in Forrest Gump’s Footsteps

While some college students choose to take time between graduation and entering the working world to volunteer or travel around the world, recent University...

Foot Locker And ASICS America Kick Off 2016 ‘Real Lives. Real Runners.’ Campaign

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, in partnership with true sport performance brand, ASICS America Corporation, announces its...

Track & Field Fastest-Growing and Largest Sport Among High School Athletes

The country’s clearinghouse of high school sports reports that track & field is the nation’s #1 and fastest-growing high school participatory sport. Released Wednesday, The...