Stay Mentally Strong Through Your Marathon

Running a marathon is no easy task. While completing the 26.2 mile course can wear down the body, staying mentally sharp over 2-plus hours...

Editor-in-Training: Sore but Improving

When I began my personal training at Equinox earlier this summer, I had a few vague ideas of what may happen. I expected to...

Stay Healthy Through Marathon Training

Preparing to run a marathon takes months of practice and preparation. Now roughly halfway through training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, runners...

Fleet Feet to Open New Location

Winter will bring a special gift to the city's north side with the opening of a new Fleet Feet Sports in Lakeview. The running store confirmed...

Editor-in-Training: Metabolic Conditioning

I tend to think of strength training as the opposite of endurance training. Of course, aspects of muscular endurance play into strength training—it takes...

CARA Names Acting Executive Director

The Chicago Area Runners Association announced yesterday that it has named Johnpaul Higgins as the organization's acting executive director beginning today. Former executive director Wendy Jaehn...

Kids Learn To Run Without Injury

Getting children introduced to running at a young age can be one of the best things for them. Developing their love for the sport,...

Editor-in-Training: Finding Balance

Marathon training, up to this point, has not gone quite the way I envisioned, to say the least. Six weeks or so before marathon...

Independence Day Events

With the Fourth of July falling at the end of a work week, this could be the busiest Friday for running in a long...

Editor-in-Training: Strength and Running

Strength training, like sleeping for eight hours or more every night and eating a diet full of fruits, vegetables and vaguely unpronounceable superfoods, sounded...