How to Prepare for Your First Century Ride

So you did it.  You signed up for a century. It sounded easy. You’ve biked sixty miles training before, so what’s another 40? And...

Rupp, Hasay Will Return to Run the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that defending champion and three-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record-holder Jordan Hasay...

Ice Age Trail Races

On Saturday, runners came from across the Midwest to participate in the notorious Ice Age Trail Races. Founded in 1982, this race is one of...

Quarryman Challenge 10 Miler/5k

The Quarryman Challenge has become a local favorite in the Chicagoland area, offering a unique, scenic and hilly course through the historic neighborhoods of...

‘Dare 2b’ Cool in Moisture-Wicking Active Line

When spring in Chicago comes, athletes are eager to exchange their thick pants and heavy jackets to lighter clothing for their outdoor workouts. In...

How to Build a Balanced Performance Nutrition Plan

“What should you eat to compete at your best?” The answer to this is complicated and depends upon several factors, including the type of...

Chicago Area Runner’s Association Celebrates 40 Years

2018 marks the 40thAnniversary of the Chicago Area Runner’s Association. In 1978, CARA began as an advocacy group, protesting to move the Chicago Marathon...

3 Gluten Free Fueling Options for Marathon Training

Up until last year, I was blessed with a body that only felt pain in my muscles and joints. Then, seemingly out of nowhere,...

Wisconsin Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the Wisconsin Marathon in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Although temperatures were warmer than in previous years, nearly 2,000 runners celebrated...

Great Western Half Marathon

The Fox River Trail Runners hosted its 21st running of the Great Western Hal Marathon on Sunday with the finesse and precision of a well-managed...
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