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From Chicago to Boston: Jason Moderi

Last year, 896 Illinoisan runners represented at the 2018 Boston Marathon, so this year, we wanted to talk to a few of them heading...

From Chicago to Boston: Danrey Toth

Last year, 896 Illinoisan runners represented at the 2018 Boston Marathon, so this year, we wanted to talk to a few of them heading...

Everyday Athlete: Tim Fletcher, Project Purple

Five years ago, when Tim Fletcher’s friend invited him to run a 5k, he realized his best excuse not to was a coffee and...

January/February 2019 Athletes of the Month: Riley McInerney and Grace Wasielewski

Riley McInerney “I started running like most kids: in middle school track. However, my...

Vote for the 2018 CLIF Bar Athletes of the Year

Over the past year, we’ve introduced to you a diverse set of outstanding athletes who have been named CLIF Bar Athletes of the Month....

Daniel Romanchuk Wins Chicago and Isn’t Slowing Down

At only 20-years-old, Daniel Romanchuk has been road racing for more than half of his life, and after his first marathon win on October...

November/December Athletes of the Month: Ruth Garippo and Alan Peterson

Ruth Garippo "I attended Lake Park High School and played volleyball, basketball, and soccer. My first time ever racing was my sophomore year of high...

October Athletes of the Month: Erika Edmonson and Emisael Favela

Erika Edmonson “I ran what I thought was my first and last marathon in 2005, bringing my camera to take pics throughout the Chicago neighborhoods,...

Everyday Athlete: Amy Saltzman, TEAM PAWS Chicago

This August, Amy Saltzman will compete in her first triathlon, but she is no stranger to competition. She has completed five marathons, including the...
Maria Larkin

Local Cyclocross Star: Maria Larkin

Maria Larkin is a standout in the local cyclocross scene, and while she discovered the sport in the United States, she's originally from Ireland....