8 Moves to Develop a Strong Core

A strong core allows you to be stronger, faster  and more powerful in everything you do. It also helps prevent injury by keeping you...

Red Eye 5k

Just when you thought you were getting the hang of it -- bam! -- the terrain changes and you have to refocus once again. That...

Veteran’s Day 5K, 10K and 20K

On Saturday, Evil Smiley Running held their annual Veteran’s Day Races in Kenosha, Wis. Just over the Illinois border, this race series is an easy...

Polish Independence 10K (Bieg Stulecia)

Polish Independence 10K Run/Walk (Bieg Stulecia) is a race commemorating the 100th anniversary of Poland’s resurgence as a sovereign country on Nov. 11, 1918....

IL Club XC Championships

Remember cross country? Remember crisp, cool, sunny days that could only be make for running on grass? Remember warming up with your teammates and...

Guilty Pleasures for the Average Run-Nerd

For many runners, November is the start of our off-season and the beginning of fun runs. Whether you’re running one or ten holiday-themed races,...

Time to Refocus: Beat the Post-Marathon Blues

Just like that, marathon season has come to an end. If you are one of the strong who conquered your first marathon, congratulations! Getting...

The Journey to Finishing My First Marathon

After covering the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for two years, and having run several half marathons, I made the executive decision last October...

Wheaton Hot Cider Hustle

The Hot Cider Hustle in Wheaton is the perfect way to enjoy all the sights and sounds of the fall season. This race is...

Cantigny 5k

The 15thAnnual Cantigny 5k Run/Walk took place Saturday morning on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Ill. The event is organized...
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