Archive for November 2013

Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Race Report

Lincolnwood Turkey Trot Race Report
How do you know you’re a hardcore runner? When the temperature is barely in the teens and you’re still suited up to run a race. Of course, there was no way I was going to miss the Lincolnwood Turkey Trot. It’s one of my favorite races of the year! In fact, I’ve run either the... Read more »

Six Reasons You Should Join the Chicago Area Runners Association

1. Earning points by running CARA Circuit Races. I can help my running club, the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oak-Park-Runners-Club/218763944971960">Oak Park Runners Club</a>, earn points at CARA Circuit Races. This is a series of races in the Chicagoland area that are judged to be the best of the best so you know if you're running a <a href="http://cararuns.org/Racing/CARA%20Runners%20Choice%20Circuit%20Competition.aspx">CARA Circuit Race</a> you're going to get a quality event.
If you live or run in Chicago and you’ve ever been on the Lakefront trail on a Saturday summer morning you’ve seen the hoards of runners running two by two, stopping at pop-up water stations, with someone in front wearing a shirt that says “CARA” on it. That’s the Chicago Area Runners Association marathon training... Read more »

The Life Fitness Synrgy 360 and You

The Life Fitness Synrgy 360 and You
Welcome to the Synrgy 360 from Life Fitness. At first glance it looks like some kind of terrifying torture device. But it’s actually an amazing piece of work out equipment. And when paired with an awesome personal trainer, this thing can give you one heck of a one hour workout. How do I know? Because... Read more »
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