Posts tagged "south loop"

The Strike Out ALS 5K: How I Choose a Charity Race

The Strike Out ALS 5K: How I Choose a Charity Race
I don’t typically run races that have a fundraising component. Personally, I feel as though I would need a strong personal connection to the charity to throw my heart and soul into fundraising for something like that. However, there are three topics that I feel would be worthy of my time. Most people know I’m... Read more »

Chase Corporate Challenge and Soldier Field 10: One Week, Two Races

Chase Corporate Challenge and Soldier Field 10: One Week, Two Races
Memorial Day weekend in Chicago is traditionally the start of a lot of things. Summer, barbeques, festivals, and a good chunk of the racing season. From now until November you can find a road race of almost any distance almost any weekend. In fact, this weekend is traditionally one where I run two races in... Read more »

Posture Perfect Pilates

Posture Perfect Pilates
As I mentioned on Tuesday, I recently discovered Posture Perfect Pilates in the South Loop.  I’d only taken one Piloxing class but last night I went for an actual Pilates class.     The studio isn’t that large so once the five of us attending the class spread out our mats there was barely any... Read more »
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Piloxing in Chicago

Piloxing in Chicago
Have you heard of Piloxing?  No?  Well, here’s what you’re missing:   “Join the latest Hollywood Celebrity fitness craze sweeping the nation! PILOXING uniquely mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat torching and muscle sculpting workout guaranteed to whip you into shape. Experience the transformation as you attain a sleek, sexy and powerful self-image.”   –Piloxing.com... Read more »

Hidden Temple in the City

Hidden Temple in the City
Off of 18th Street and on the Chicago River there’s a temple.  And a playground.  And some paths. Plus drinking fountains, trees, and grass.         This is Ping Tom Memorial Park.  An oasis in a rather industrial part of the city.  If you live in the West or South Loop this is... Read more »