How to Recover

No training plan is complete without a good recovery plan; triathletes need to plan their own recovery and start on a path to make...

Preparing for Outdoor Riding

Are you ready to ditch your trainer and start riding outdoors?  We’re not quite there yet, but in the next few weeks, the weather...

In it for the Long Run: Marathon Maniacs

If you’ve run a marathon, somebody has called you crazy.   Running 26.2 miles just isn’t normal, even though running has never been more popular than...

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...

Transitioning To and From the Bike

Transitions can make or break your experience on race day; forgotten gear, insufficient scoping out of the transition area, or getting lost in the...

November/December Athletes of the Month: Theresa Peterson & Jeremy Rielley

Theresa Peterson Growing up in the Southside of Chicago, Theresa Peterson has been a runner since before high school. She ran with Jack Bolton, former...
Volunteer

9 Reasons to Volunteer at a Race in 2019

As you're planning your 2019 race schedule, consider setting aside a weekend or two to give back to the community that gives so much...

70 Illinois Turkey Trots to Choose from This Thanksgiving

Now that Halloween’s over and it's officially November, we can start our countdown to a runner’s favorite holiday – Thanksgiving! Not only do calories...

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....

Get Ready to Rundezvous

Frontier survival race challenges you to endure like it’s 1899 Many American kids at some time or another has imagined themselves as Davy Crockett, Daniel...