Area Spring Training Programs Provide Companionship, Motivation

While spring officially begins in two and a half weeks, Chicago’s weather does not often perfectly coincide with the calendar. Cool temperatures can linger...

North Shore Tri (part deux)

The weather tried its hardest on Sunday, August 15th to disappoint local triathletes again, but race organizers never wavered as the rain let up...

Triathletes React: The Chicago Triathlon Swim Cancellation

The 37th annual Chicago Triathlon presented by Life Time took place in downtown Chicago along the lakefront this past weekend and nearly 10,000 athletes...

Triathletes Celebrate at Navy Pier

Some of the biggest names in triathlon gathered in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier last night to celebrate the induction of five new...

A Trip Down Alpine Lane

My name is Bob Babbitt, and, even though I moved to San Diego back in 1978 and ended up co-founding Competitor Magazine and Challenged...

A Pro Among Us: Elite Triathlete Ben Collins

In a garage in Hyde Park, Ben Collins has transformed himself from a formidable competitor in Olympic distance triathlons into the top-ranked Ironman 70.3...

Special Needs Bags 101

You’ve spent months training for the big day:  Preparing your body for 140.6 miles and miles of swimming, biking and running.  You’ve survived your...

Women for Tri to Provide Grants and Scholarships

Women for Tri, an initiative launched last year with the support of Ironman and Life Time, recently announced two programs designed to financially support...

Heather Jackson First American Female Pro to IRONMAN Podium in 10 Years

Rudy Project pro triathlete Heather Jackson made history at the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship as she crossed the finish line in third, making her...

USA Triathlon Inducts Hall of Fame

With a big summer of triathlons ahead of Chicago, USA Triathlon will take some time to honor some of the best in their history....