2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Participant Information

The 37th annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle takes to the streets of downtown Chicago on April 3, serving as the year’s first major...

An Introduction to Training in a Group Setting

For most people, racing is a building block of skills, honed through participating and training in group rides. The most basic skill is to...

10 Ways to Become a Faster Runner

If you want to improve your running, the best way to do that is with consistent training. The more miles you run and the...

Winter is Coming, Be Prepared

In HBO’s Game of Thrones, winter is coming, is the motto of the Starks. For them, the phrase is not necessarily a negative one;...

Q&A With Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Stephen Sambu

When 8K World Record holder and back-to-back Shamrock Shuffle Champion Stephen Sambu announced he’d be making his marathon debut at the Bank of America...

How to Become an Endurance Sports Coach

Coaches are usually pretty easy to spot on race day. They’re the ones nervously jogging from check-point to check-point, stopwatch in hand. But it...

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...

Clif Bar Athlete of the Year Mark Wehrman

Running is in Mark Wehrman’s blood.   “My dad and my three older brothers ran, so it was something I naturally fell into starting out in...

The Art of the Bicycle

We use bicycles for competition, transportation, fitness or plain old fun. Many of us grew up with them. Some of us have incorporated them...

Back to Basics: A Journey of Falling Out of Shape

I once heard that taking three consecutive days off of working out is equivalent to losing two weeks of training. I’m not sure if...