Archive for November 2009

Sign Up To Win! The Ultimate Endurance Gift Bag!!!

This Could Be Yours! At 2:00PM Central Time.  One lucky person is going to win everything in our gift bag!  If you haven’t signed up yet, make sure you do.  There are only a few hours left! Our elves here at The Pace of Chicago have been busy getting ready for the holidays by putting... Read more »

"Biggest Loser" Star Joining Rev3 in 2010!

At almost 300 pounds, Tara Costa would have never dreamed of competing in a triathlon of any distance.  That was before Costa auditioned and made it on the NBC show The Biggest Loser in September 2008. Since that time Costa has lost over 155 pounds and is ready to take on the challenge of the Revolution... Read more »

Turkey Trots Everywhere. Grab Your Favorite Turkey and Run.

Before you dig in on Thursday, why not get in a little workout?  There’s plenty of opportunity to burn a few calories, here are just a few of the Turkey Trots happening in and around the Chicago area. Fleet Feet Sports 32nd Annual Turkey Trot 8K- takes place on Thanksgiving morning in Lincoln Park. The... Read more »

Barb Rodriguez, YOU ARE AN IRONMAN!

After 15 plus hours of swimming, biking and running, those were the words our Athlete of the Month Barb Rodriguez heard as she crossed the finish line at Ironman-Arizona. The closer you get to your first Ironman, the more anxious you get, Brab’s final blog entries included: Last Will and Testament, Meltdown and We’ll all... Read more »

Thank You Ashley Bond

We believe in supporting our kids in anything they want to try, as log as it’s a healthy/positive activity, why not. This past Summer while we were at the Gurnee 4th of July parade and Little Miss Gurnee went past in a car, our daughter looked up at us and said, ” I want to... Read more »

Top 50 Best Running Stores in America Announced

Molly Lynch Competitor Magazine announced the Top 50 Best Running Stores last week in Austin, Texas at The Running Event.  What they lack in creative event naming, they make up for in the ability to recognize talent in the world of endurance sports, three of the top 50 shops are right here in the Chicago... Read more »

Revloution 3 Triathlon Series Open For Business!

Part of endurance sports is learning a little from each experience.  Every race, training  ride, run, there is information we use as athletes to learn from and improve. Heather Gollnick is doing just that, taking an old idea and bringing it to the next level.  The 5 time Ironman winner, along with her husband Todd... Read more »

"Diesel Dean" Runs The Chicago Marathon Twice

Dean Karnazes ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon twice this year.  After 26.2 miles, he crossed the finish line and did it again! Pizza, a few cups of coffee and plenty of time to take pictures with fans and Dean made the 52.4 mile journey look easy. Check out this video of his journey... Read more »

Run, ride, hike, kayak, play! It's going to be a great weekend.

I’m not sure how many weekends we have left like this, so take advantage of it, get outside and do something! I found two great videos to help get you pumped up. Enjoy!

Steelhead 70.3 Registration Open.

Registration for the 2010 Steelhead 70.3 Triathlon is Open. If you’re wondering what the water in St. Joseph Michigan will look like on July 31, 2010. Here’s a little preview. See You There.