Forte 5k

It was 86 degrees for my run on Tuesday. I had to pull out my winter tights to run the Flint Hills Resource Forte...

Des Plaines River Trail Races

On Saturday, I attended the Des Plaines River Trail Races. The annual event sells out every year and it is easy to see why. Race...

Prairie State Half Marathon

It may seem hard to believe, but there were other races in town this weekend. For those of us not ready or willing to...

Fall Color 5k

Fall has officially arrived in the Chicagoland area.  The change in the season has brought with the cooler temperatures that so many local runners...

Lawndale 5k

The Lawndale Christian Health Center (LCHC) presented its 11thannual Lawndale 5k run/walk event this past Saturday with over 1,300 participants energized and excited toeing...

Chicago Half Marathon

The Chicago Half Marathon has always been a special race for me; it was the first half I completed in 2014. With encouragement from...

Milwaukee Brewers Mini-Marathon

On Saturday, the Brewers held its annual Milwaukee Brewers Mini-Marathon which featured a half marathon, 10K and 5K distance. Even as a Cubs fan,...
20 miler

CARA Orangetheory Ready to Run 20 Miler

Although it’s not a timed race, the Chicago Area Runners Association’s Orangetheory Ready to Run 20 Miler is an event to flag for 2019. When...

Heritage Haul Races

On Saturday, the Village of South Holland hosted the 13thAnnual Heritage Haul featuring a 5K Run/Walk, 10K, & Half-Marathon.  The race started at Veterans Memorial Park with...

North Shore Triathlon

A positive attitude on race day is an important thing to have. You may have doubts sometimes before the gun goes off, but you...