Your Child’s First Large Race

A large kids’ race like the Lifetime Kids Tri Chicago offers a special type of experience. When compared to a small, local event, a...

Why You Need a Professional Bike Fit

You are not alone if your last professional bike-fit was several years ago. Time flies, and we normally go on with our life and...

Everyday Athlete: Bridget O’Brien, Muscular Dystrophy Association: Team Momentum

On Sunday, October 13, Bridget O’Brien will be running her ninth career marathon at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. She has been running...

Race Guards: The First-Aid Kit That Runs with You

Race Guards: They run alongside us and we don’t know they are there…until we need them. I learned about Race Guards from Ten Junk Miles...

The Lakefront Trail Separation: Your Concerns are Being Heard

Back in December 2016, when Ken Griffin announced he would donate $12 million to the Chicago Park District to create two separate paths for...

August Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Andrea Kruszka and Dhruvil Patel

Andrea Kruszka Accomplishments: Recovered from MS flare up and return to running Win 2019 Soldier Field 10 Miler with time of 1:03:36 Placed seventh in...

How to Get Rid of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common overuse/repetitive strain injury, like carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow in your foot. It’s an inflammatory thickening and/or degeneration...

The Power of Women’s-Only Endurance Events

The women entered the pool deck quietly and sat on the bleachers. It was a cool, Saturday in April after a long, cold winter....

The Windrunners: Chicago’s Only All-Female Team Wins Races and Hearts of Young Athletes

Chicago and its suburbs are drenched in running-group options for local athletes. Nearly every town or running store has its own social group that...

Top 5 Strategies to Improve Your Bike Climbing

Many riders struggle on climbs. The challenge of going uphill on a bicycle is one of the toughest you’ll face as a cyclist. No...