The Summer is heating up and so is race season. If you are looking for your next challenge, we have a list of races that are still open for registration.
The South Shore Multisport Festival
The other triathlon in Lake Michigan is the South Shore Multisport Festival, hosted by Running Away Multisport. If you are not ready to mix it up with 8000 other athletes in The Chicago Triathlon, but still want to feel what it's like to swim, bike and run along Lake Shore Drive, then this is the race for you. A sprint, super sprint and duathlon on the South side of the city promise to be a great event and as always first class goodie bags.
Saturday, July 31st- Click here for more information.
Bicycle Illinois- Tri. State Tour
This is part of the Bicycle God series and great chance to ride 3 states in one 100 mile long day. Starting in Hammond, Indiana and ending in Kenosha, Wisconsin, registration for the Tri. State Tour closes Saturday and heads off August 7th, so don't wait too long to register and get ready for a great ride.
Click here for more information.
Elvis Is Alive 5K-
This has become a Fleet Feet Sports classic. The 13th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K is a non-competitive event and promises to be more fun than a honeymoon in Vegas. This Thursday evening race takes place on Chicago's lakefront and features an "all-Elvis" start corral and post-run show after the run, as well as Goose Island beer. Proceeds from this years race goes to Girls On The Run.
Thursday, August 5th- 6:45 PM- Click here for more information.
Rev3. Triathlon- Half and Full IM Distance Triathlon.
This is the new triathlon series hosted by 5 time Ironman winner Heather
Gollnick. So far the pros and age groupers alike
have been raving about the Rev.3 races. On September 12th, the next in
the Rev.3 series kicks off in Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky,
That's right, while you are racing, the entire park is open to your
family and friends to enjoy themselves. They are armed with GPS
trackers, so they can come back to transition (in the amusement park)
and cheer you on, then go back and play!
If you are burnt out on Madison, but want a great challenge and race head to head with some of the top pros, check out Rev.3.
September 12th- Click here for more information.
Ride From Wrigley or Ride With a Rich Guy-
Whatever you call it this new race is going to sell out fast. Chicago Cubs board member Todd Ricketts and SRAM will be hosting the inaugural "Wrigley Field Road Tour: 100 Miles To Go" century ride on September 11 from Wrigley Field to Miller Park in Milwaukee. Proceeds from the Ride benefit Chicago Cubs Charities and World Bicycle Relief, a nonprofit organization that provides bicycles and bicycle education to children in Africa.
There are approximately 150 spots available for the Wrigley Field Road Tour.
September 11th- Click here for more information.
Wheels Go Round-
Spend a beautiful day biking on the Des Plaines River Path in Lake
County Illinois. There are different levels of rides: 5 and 10 mile
family ride and a "Half Century" 50 mile enthusiast ride. All rides
start and finish at the Old School Forest Preserve (LCFP) in
Libertyville, Illinois. Proceeds of this event benefit the Lake County
Children's Advocacy Center and the Zacharias Center.
August 21- Click here for more information.
The Sub 5 Century Challenge-
Not for the weak lunged rider, the name says it all. 100 miles in
under 5 hours! The Sub 5 Century Challenge is an endurance road cycling
event that will put your "best-ever century ride" in motion. A limited
field of 500 riders, organized into Rider Groups of 25 riders will test
their endurance on a course that encompasses Kane, DeKalb and McHenry
counties in north central Illinois.
A road cycling enthusiast whose goal is riding 100 miles at a five hour
pace as a member of a group drafting each other. Riders must have some
experience riding in a single and/or double pace line or echelon.
Proceeds go to Parkinson's Disease Research.
Sunday, September 12th- Click here for more information.