CARA Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler & 5k

One of my goals this year is to go into marathon training with a stronger mileage base, and the Chicago Area Runners Association Wintrust...

Champion of Trees 10K

The Morton Arboretum ninth annual Champion of Trees 10K was truly a springtime winter wonderland!  Light snow began falling before the race, followed by...

Spring Super Crit

A sneeze south of the Wisconsin border, a 1.7-mile racetrack snakes through the Blackhawk Farms Raceway property in South Beloit. For someone who is...

April Fools 5k

The seventh annual April Fools 5k Run in Bloomindale, Illinois proved to be a well-organized, positive, and fun community event.  One of the best...

Chi Town Half Marathon and 10k

Saturday, April 6 was a great morning for the Chi Town Half Marathon and 10k. The weather was near perfect for running at 45...

Milwaukee Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

I’d put in the training miles, dialed in my nutrition and felt fully prepared to complete my first 26.2 at the Milwaukee Marathon on...

Mistwood Hole In Run 5K

Mistwood Golf Club did it again; it’s second annual Hole in Run 5k was an amazing success. This year, race directors used funds from the...

Bike Racing 101: Skyway Classic

In its 11th year running, Skyway Classic (formerly Gapers Block) marks the beginning of road season in Chicago. This particular criterium course—shy of a mile...

Fast Cat 10k/5k

I joined over 400 people on Saturday, March 30 at the eighth annual Fast Cat 5k and 10k at Plainfield North High School in Plainfield,...

Lakefront 50K

On Saturday, runners participated in the 20th annual Lakefront 50K George Cheung Memorial Race. This ultramarathon is a staple in the ultrarunning community and organized...