Fall Color 5K at Morton Arboretum

Summer didn’t seem to want to leave Chicagoland, but fall finally pushed its way into the area just in time for the 16th running...

Chicago Half Marathon & 5K

Once again, I am astounded by the dedication and grit of the Chicago running community.  Despite what was predicted to be horrible conditions, over...

Moraine Hills Runs for the Hills Half Marathon

I’m beyond thrilled to have stumbled upon this local event. What led me to it was my final long run for Ironman training. After Ironmans,...

Chicago Athlete 20 Miler

Despite of the terrible weather forecast, over 320 runners showed up to conquer 20 miler hosted by Chicago Athlete.  While many runners chose to...

North Shore Build-a-Century

It’s been years since I participated in the North Shore Century, though I’ve done it twice before—both as the first metric and then full...

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...

North Shore Triathlon

I’ve come to the conclusion this year that if it’s Sunday and raining in the Chicagoland area, it must be race day! Such was...

Experience Triathlon Sprint Tri (Pleasant Prairie, Wisc.)

Last week, triathletes in Chicago were hoping to get wet prior to the swim cancellation due to Lake Michigan water conditions.  This week, just...

Brookfield Zoo RunRun 5k with MyTeam Triumph

This weekend, I had the honor of keeping my normal racing apparel and shoes at home and donning the teeshirt of MyTeam Triumph at...

Naperville Trails Half Marathon

Over 600 runners gathered at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County on a rainy Sunday morning to run Naperville Trails Half Marathon, organized...