Posts tagged "running"

Cinco de Miler: 6 reasons why you should sign up

Cinco de Mayo is coming up in about a week and Ram Racing has a fun and fit way for you to celebrate.  Ram Racing is hosting their second annual Cinco de Miler next weekend.  If you attended this event last year you already know how much fun it is.  Two of my girlfriends ran... Read more »

Today's Chicago Woman: Fitness Motivation from Chicago Trainers

I am honored to be a part of Fitness Motivation in this month’s Today’s Chicago Woman magazine.  Motivation is different for everyone and you never know what saying or tip will spark someone’s interest.  This article has tips and some new ideas to help you stay motivated.  Since it is the end of the month... Read more »

10 Last Minute Gifts for the Fitness Lover

I asked my facebook followers what fitness product they couldn't live without, and they said Music.  iPod nano is convenient and packs a huge punch! Check it out at
The holidays are upon us and Christmas is only 9 days away.  If you’re going to be running around shopping in the next few days are a 10 items to help you out with the gift for the fitness lover in your life.  Don’t forget about the person you love that you want to get... Read more »

It takes 2: Couple's run the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k

This past weekend was the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, and unfortunately I could not run it.  So, to give you a race recap I asked two of my couple friends to tell us all about it.  They were all very excited about this race, and I thought it would be great to hear about it from... Read more »

Why RAM racing's Hot Chocolate race is one of my faves

One of my all time favorite races is the Hot Chocolate Race 15k/5k.  When it starts to get cold out here in Chicago, who doesn’t want a nice warm drink to keep in your hands that tastes oh so yummy, and keeps you feeling toasty?! I sure do.  And with this race there’s no reason... Read more »

Nike kicks off OwnChicago campaign for Chicago Marathon

Last night Niketown kicked off the OwnChicago launch campaign to get everyone pumped for the marathon on Sunday.  The goal: get everyone tweeting and facebooking to @nikechicago with the (hashtag) #ownchicago about how you are going to own chicago on Sunday.  When you send the message your picture will be added to a mosaic picture-... Read more »

6 tips on how to be an excellent cheerleader for the Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon is this weekend and if you’re not running it you probably are going to go cheer someone on.  Even if you don’t have anyone to specifically cheer on, everyone running out there needs some support.  After attending the race for the past 2 years to cheer on friends and clients (this year... Read more »

Chicago Marathon Week: Ladies protect your girls

Finding the right sports bra is an important tool for any woman participating in physical activity.  With the Chicago Marathon coming up I thought it was a good time to discuss the importance of finding a good sports bra.  Many women overlook this important attire necessary for an active lifestyle.  With those of you ladies... Read more »

Would you run in your skivvies? These people did

Fun group grabbing food at the after party at Kroll's in the South Loop.  Great healthy food options, fyi.
Hundreds came out yesterday to run in their underwear at the 1st inaugural Undie Dash 5k.  Let me tell you everyone there was proud to wear their undies! A portion of the proceeds also went to one of my favorite charities, BrightPink. The participants were amazing.  Everyone was creative, fun and excited.  They made for... Read more »

Win an entry for you and a friend to Ram Racing's Cinco de Miler

How would you like to win an entry to Ram Racing’s Cinco de Miler? Ram Racing, the brainstorm behind such fun races as the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k have created a new 5k I think you’ll love.  This year is the first ever Cinco de Miler.  The 5 mile race will take place on Saturday May... Read more »