Grand Rapids Marathon & Half Marathon

Grand Rapids is three hours north from Chicago on the Grand River,  just east from beautiful Lake Michigan. The Grand Rapids Marathon and Half...

Red Eye 5K (Joliet)

The Joliet Park District caps off their JPDRun3 series with the Red Eye 5k, a unique road and trail style race, designed to challenge...

Sunset 5K (Glen Ellyn)

The ninth annual and final year of College of DuPage’s Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5k took place this past Saturday in Glen Ellyn,...

Prairie State Half Marathon & 10K

Saturday provided perfect racing conditions for the 10th Annual Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K & 3.5 Mile Races in picturesque Long Grove. This race...

Fall Color 5K at Morton Arboretum

Summer didn’t seem to want to leave Chicagoland, but fall finally pushed its way into the area just in time for the 16th running...

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...

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,...

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...

North Shore Tri (part deux)

The weather tried its hardest on Sunday, August 15th to disappoint local triathletes again, but race organizers never wavered as the rain let up...