Archive for May 2012

The Girl Scout Cookie Classic 5K- The Tastiest Race in America

The Girl Scout Cookie Classic 5K- The Tastiest Race in America
You can run for chocolate in Chicago, or run for Chocolate, Thin Mints, Samoas, Peanut Butter Patties, Thanks A Lot’s and Shortbread Cookies! Yes, the Girl Scouts of America are turning 100 this year and hosting a inaugural “Girl Scout Cookie Classic” 5K Run, Walk & Celebration on Saturday, September 8, in Grant Park. There... Read more »

The Most Inspirational 5K In Chicago

Living in Chicago affords you the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of events from the Ironman to Running with Elvis, which is what makes our area one of the best for endurance sports in the nation. There is one event that is a must on your race calendar, not for it’s difficulty level... Read more »

Chrissie Wellington In Her Own Words.

Chrissie Wellington In Her Own Words.
Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington was at Runners High n Tri on Thursday night to talk about her new book, training, life and raise money for The War on ALS Foundation and Shelter. I was given 15 minutes to interview the Champ, normally, I use my Iphone to record the interview and then write about... Read more »
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If You Want To Get Faster, Together We Tri Can Help.

If You Want To Get Faster, Together We Tri Can Help.
If you are looking for a triathlon training group that is supportive, can help yo get faster, has cool uniforms, a happy hour and a theme song, then Together We Tri is the team for you. For the newbie to the seasoned vet, Together We Tri has a 12 week training program starting on May... Read more »

Chrissie Wellington is Back at Runners High n' Tri- Thursday Night

Chrissie Wellington is Back at Runners High n' Tri- Thursday Night
Runners High n Tri is once again bringing Chrissie Wellington to Arlington Heights for a night of questions, autographs and to talk about her new book, A Life Without Limits. If you missed Chrissie two years ago, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.  A lot has happened in the last two years... Read more »

The Pace is 3 Years Old and We Have Free Stuff to Help Celebrate!

The Pace is 3 Years Old and We Have Free Stuff to Help Celebrate!
This month marks the third birthday of Chicagonow and The Pace of Chicago. Three years ago, there was this crazy idea to give bloggers a community to blog in, let the experts share their expertise under one roof.  I was fortunate enough to be one of the initial 6 bloggers who helped launch the site.... Read more »
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Spots Still Available for the Soldier Field 10 Mile.

Spots Still Available for the Soldier Field 10 Mile.
If a race is going to withstand the test of time, it needs to be constantly growing and improving on the year before. The options for runners continue to grow and on any given weekend there are several events scrapping it out for your attention and your dollar. One event that has continued to improve... Read more »

The Ride of Silence- Ride and Remember

The Ride of Silence- Ride and Remember
10 years ago, I was a newbie triathlete training with a group of cyclists who were much better than I was.  Getting dropped was a regular part of my group ride experience, I would ride as hard as I could for as long as I could, but eventually I would run out of gas and... Read more »

Win a $50 Gift Card to S.A. Elite

Win a $50 Gift Card to S.A. Elite
UPDATE!  CONGRATULATIONS TO “MIKE B,” YOU ARE THE WINNER OF THE $50 GIFT CARD TO S.A. ELITE!  THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO LEFT A COMMENT. MORE COOL STUFF TO COME. If you haven’t had a chance to check out  S.A. Elite, the small-store concept from Sports Authority, then Saturday is your chance to kill two birds... Read more »
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Watch the MLB All- Star Game inside the Cell!

Watch the MLB All- Star Game inside the Cell!
July 10th and the Les Turner Strike Out for ALS is a race you want to add to your race calendar. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease for the New York Yankees baseball icon, ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Named for Les Turner, a charismatic Chicago... Read more »