Rehab Options for the Off Season

By Karen Patterson With the drop of temperatures and the promise of spring still months away, a simple walk to drop the trash at the...

Cold Weather Riding Heats Up

The Chicago Cyclocross Cup series has carved out a fervent niche in the city’s sports scene in just eight years. When it launched in...

Preparing for a Stair Climb

As temperatures turn cooler in Chicago, outdoor endurance events become fewer and farther between. Though the prime season for road races may be winding...

The Spectator’s Guide to the Chicago Marathon

What to Know Before You GoBy Kate Bongiovanni You know you want to watch the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. You’d love to catch the...

Volunteers

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon relies heavily on volunteers to ensure that the race goes off smoothly. It’s an effort that takes nearly...

Marathon Elite Preview

Here’s a look at key elites and locals running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. By Bob Richards      Wesley Korir isn’t just a runner. He’s...

So You Want to Run the Chicago Marathon?

Larisa Redins   Participating in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon can be both an exhilarating and intimidating experience for first timers. That said, with proper...

Get Up and Ride: Racing in Your First Criterium

If you live in the Midwest and want to be a bike racer, you're probably going to find your way to a criterium-style event...

A Swimmer’s Guide to Chicago

Centennial Beach 500 W. Jackson Blvd. Naperville, Ill. http://www.napervilleparks.org/   The Basics: This former quarry property was transformed into a community pool 80 years ago and now hosts the swim...

Training Guidelines for a Successful Fall Marathon

With the warm days of summer, the lakefront path, our forest preserves and even city streets around Chicago are filled with runners, many preparing...