School Teacher Runs First Marathon Despite Cancellation; Inspires Community Along the Way

It’s pretty obvious, the world isn’t doing much of anything at the moment. Weddings. Graduations. Sporting Events. Birthday Parties. Races. Over the last month, countless races...

Nike’s Spring 2020 Line

Hey Chicago - We hit 70 degrees yesterday! With the chaos of our world right now, we may have forgotten that spring is almost...

Spring Races = Cancelled: A Ten Junk Miles Podcast x Chicago Athlete Crossover

COVID-19 has caused a huge shift in life for everyone. Most of us are being asked to stay home, while essential workers still have...

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...