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Race Recap: March Madness Half Marathon

If the March Madness Half Marathon were a person, I think its favorite movie would be “Forrest Gump.” You never know what you are...
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Race Recap: Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler and 5K

The Live Grit Lakefront 10 Miler and 5K was this past Saturday at Montrose Beach. Put on by the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA),...
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Race Recap: Leprechaun Leap 5K/8K

The St. Patrick’s Day races began this past weekend and what better way to kick off the green-clad madness than the with the Leprechaun...
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Race Recap: Together We Tri Indoor Triathlon

Together We Tri, a Glenview based triathlon company, hosted its Spring Indoor Tri at Glenview Park Center this past weekend. Indoor triathlons provide beginners...
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Race Recap: Frosty 5 Mile

… And the race was on. Wait, I should probably start from the beginning. I should start by saying that the Frosty 5 Mile is my...
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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...

Race Recap: F^3 Lake Half Marathon

I like “friendly” races. I like races that have a sense of community. Sometimes that comes from the town that is hosting the event...