Archive for February 2012

Win 2012 SRAM RED!!!

Win 2012 SRAM RED!!!
Attention roadies, gear heads and bike geeks, you don’t want to miss out on your chance to get your hands on the 2012 SRAM RED before all your buddies in your group ride. Now it’s your chance to get the 2012 SRAM RED Gruppo, their most advanced Gruppo to date and also help an amazing... Read more »

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s half marathon training, a destination race, a great charity and lots and lots of wine!

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s half marathon training, a destination race, a great charity and lots and lots of wine!
If you’re looking for a destination race and a charity to run for then check out  the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s half marathon training program, Team Challenge.  Team Challenge trains everyone from couch potatoes to seasoned marathoners to get ready for the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon on July 15. The group will be trained... Read more »

Running Away Multisport Gets National Honors

Running Away Multisport Gets National Honors
Running Away Multisport was named one of the top 10 triathlon shops in the country on Tuesday night by Triathlon America, a triathlon industry organization dedicated to promoting the sport and the business of triathlon.  The award was a part of the 2011  Triathlon America Awards, honoring the best in the triathlon business. The best... Read more »
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Help Charities, Run The Chicago Marathon, There's Plenty of Spots Available.

Help Charities, Run The Chicago Marathon, There's Plenty of Spots Available.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon sold out in record time this year.  The flat fast course and world class field brings runners from around the world to the streets of Chicago to run 26.2 miles. If you still want to run, don’t let the “sold out” sign turn you away, there are still plenty... Read more »

Win Free Entries to The Shamrock Shuffle!

Win Free Entries to The Shamrock Shuffle!
The Shamrock Shuffle is the official start to the endurance season here in Chicago, and the Home Run Inn is making it easy for 65 of you to join in the fun. Home Run Inn is a local Chicago company, celebrating its 65th birthday this year.  It all started back in 1923, when the winning... Read more »

Venus de Miles Announces Women's Only Ride in Illinois.

Venus de Miles Announces Women's Only Ride in Illinois.
There are women specific triathlons and running races in the Chicago area, now Venus de Miles is taking over the roads of the North Shore with their women’s only ride. Sunday, July 29, 2012.Venus de Miles, Illinois’ first all-women’s road bike ride will take place in Lake Forest. The inaugural race was announced by Teresa... Read more »
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Mona Purdy Needs Your Help!

Mona Purdy Needs Your Help!
If you go into most running stores in the area, you are likely to see Mona’s signs “Share Your Soles,” the charity Purdy started 13 years ago to provide shoes to people all over the world who need them. Purdy returned from Mexico where she delivered over 3000 pairs of shoes to the less fortunate... Read more »