LFT Closed

Wow, never thought I would be typing those words. But it is. And, it's all our fault. Today, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, advised residents that...

Stay At Home Order Day Three: What About the Olympics?

If the last few weeks have taught us anything, it's that nothing is certain. My surprise began with the cancellation of the Tokyo Marathon....

Stay At Home Order Day One: Virtual Runs

I don’t know that I’ve ever actually done a virtual run before. Today, I am heading out to do two. I was signed up...

Race Time: The Timing Company for Chicago

If you have recently run in any small-to-midsize races in the Chicagoland area, chances are good that your race was timed by Race Time,...

CryoPlus Wellness

As we begin a new year, many athletes are focusing on health and wellness from the inside out. Medical spas are popping up all...

Vote for the 2019 CLIF Bar Athletes of the Year

Over the past year, we’ve introduced to you a diverse set of outstanding athletes who have been named CLIF Bar Athletes of the Month....

A Trip Down Alpine Lane

My name is Bob Babbitt, and, even though I moved to San Diego back in 1978 and ended up co-founding Competitor Magazine and Challenged...

Cyclocross State Champions Crowned in Woodstock

Race number seven of the 2019 Chicago Cross Cup took place at annual Groundhog PSI Clocross event in at Emricson Park in Woodstock on...

Opinion: Dear Nike, Send Mr. Parker Packing

Nike announced Tuesday that CEO Mark Parker will step down in January. Parker has served as CEO since 2006, and he became Chairman in...

Brigid Kosgei Shatters Marathon World Record in Chicago

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shocked the marathon world in Chicago on Sunday, obliterating a world record that was once considered one of the most untouchable...