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...

Indoor Intensity

When Mother Nature says you can’t exercise outside, stay inside to maximize your fitness.By Kate Bongiovanni   Off-season: the time of the year where outdoor exercise...

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...