May Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Stephen Clevenger and Katie Zawacki Tosh

Stephen Clevenger  Accomplishments: Second Illinois finisher at the 2019 Boston Marathon, 63 overall, with time of 2:27:15 Finished in top 50 in debut marathon at...

April Athletes of the Month: Kristina Aubert and Matt Diamond

Kristina Aubert Accomplishments: Qualified for the Olympic Trials in her first marathon while injured First place female at the 2018 Illinois Christie Clinic Half...

March Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Kimberly Horner and Eric Hofmann

Kimberly Horner - Running Accomplishments: 2019 Female Winner of F^3 Half Marathon Ran cross country and track at Oxford University How did you start running? I grew up...

February Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Tricia Marks and Lee Jarvis

Tricia Marks “I started running in high school in the early 1980's, and ran at the University of Iowa in both cross country and track,...

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....

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,...

March/April Clif Bar Athletes of the Month: Daniel Kittaka and Jamie Hershfang

Daniel Kittaka “I quickly became enamored with running after joining the cross country team while attending Northside Prep High School. Running provided me a community...

August/September Athletes of the Month: Manon Blackman and Patrick Jackson

Manon Blackman Growing up in a family of runners, Manon Blackman didn’t want to be a follower and was averse to the idea of running....