2017 Chicago Half Marathon

Exceed Your Full Marathon Goals—By Running a Half First

If you are training for the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon, or any fall marathon, you should certainly consider running a half marathon...

August/September Athletes of the Month: Jane Bareikis and Tyler Woodward

Jane Barikis “I started running after my husband said I would be a good runner, At first I didn’t believe him, but he was right....

The Final 48: What to Eat in Hours Leading Up to Race Day

You’ve logged your miles, practiced your routine and picked up your packet; now, with two days to go before the race you’ve been training...
Ironman PR

How to Shave an Hour Off Your Ironman PR

Completing an IRONMAN or 70.3 race for the first time is a tremendous achievement. The only catch? How to do it again, but faster....
Training nutrition FAQs

Endurance Training Nutrition FAQs: Answered by Local Registered Dietician

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or getting ready for your third Ironman, nutrition and fueling can be confusing for endurance athletes at...

Eating Healthy is a Worthwhile Investment

If you’re logging extra miles or laps training for an endurance event, you might find your body is also craving a lot more food...

Protein Protip: Don’t Stress About It

When creating a nutrition plan, it can be overwhelming trying to meet the needs of every nutrient and food group. For those with dietary...

Everyday Athlete: Kathleen Hooper – Erika’s Lighthouse

Last October, Kathleen Hooper trained for and successfully completed her first marathon at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. This year, she is back...

6 Reasons to Support Your Community Triathlon

When temperatures are still hovering above freezing, local community triathlon race directors are working on their event checklists, fine-tuning details such as ordering finisher...

Preparing Kids for Their First Triathlon

Triathlons can seem daunting, but they are simply three different activities done consecutively. The nature of participating in a swim, then a bike, then...
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