Archive for June 2012

The Tour de France is Back!!! Finally!!!

Cadel, Thor, Phil, Bob, Robbie, Bradley, Christian, cool bikes, weird sounding towns, crazy European fans! The Tour de France is back in full swing!  From Saturday, June 30th to Sunday, July 22nd, the 99th Tour de France kicks off today! Check back to The Pace of Chicago for news, interviews and other special goodies. Check... Read more »

Help Melissa Stockwell win a 2012 ESPY Award.

Help Melissa Stockwell win a 2012 ESPY Award.
If you are unfamiliar with who Melissa Stockwell is and why she deserves to win an ESPY, here’s a little background. Besides being a local Chicago athlete, Melissa, was named 2011 USA Paratriathlon Athlete of the Year. Melissa won her second-straight ITU Paratriathlon World Championship in 2011. She also took home the top prize at... Read more »

Nike and Apple have done it again! Meet The Lunar + Trainer

Nike and Apple have done it again!  Meet The Lunar + Trainer
A few weeks ago a team from Apple came to town to show me their latest technology, apps and other cool stuff, one of the products that jumped out at me was the new Nike Lunar Trainer+ These shoes are a game changer when it comes to training and feedback to the athlete.  Much more... Read more »
Advertisement:

Win Dad yurbuds earphones and a free entry to the Big Foot Triathlon!

UPDATE- Will you win the entry to Big Foot Triathlon and Henry Apple you win the yurbuds Inspire earphones!  Congratulations and Happy Fathers Day!!! Happy Father’s Day! We have two great gifts for your dad, brother or yourself.  Leave comments below and tell us what you would like to win, who it’s for and why?... Read more »

Lance Armstrong not banned from triathlons, we have the details.

Lance Armstrong not banned from triathlons, we have the details.
One again Lance is being accused of doping, which is nothing new. It seems like every few years a former teammate steps up to the mic. and announces that Lance cheated, then there’s flurry of activity, things calm down and Lance rides on. Here in the United States is the allegations get some attention, but... Read more »

The L.A.T.E Ride, Chicago's Most Memorable Endurance Event- We have free entries for you!

UPDATE- Congratulations Chuck Gullett you are the winner of the two free entries to the L.A.T.E Ride!  Thanks for all who entered, you can still use the code to get $5 off on your registration.  See you out there! The L.A.T.E Ride isn’t a race, it’s an experience that is so unforgettable, it brings athletes, families... Read more »
Advertisement:

Registration Still Open for the North Shore 1/2 Marathon and 5K

Registration Still Open for the North Shore 1/2 Marathon and 5K
There is still time to register for the North Shore 1/2 Marathon and 5k, this Sunday in Highland Park. If you live in the city and are looking for a change of scenery and a challenge, then the North Shore 1/2 can provide both, plus a pretty sweet goodie bag and finishers medals as well.... Read more »

Sportsmanship Shines in Ohio- Grab Your Tissue and Running Shoes- Meet Meghan Vogel

Sportsmanship Shines in Ohio- Grab Your Tissue and Running Shoes- Meet Meghan Vogel
In a time where magazines and TV shows celebrate rehab, excess and infidelity, today we celebrate National Running Day and the selfless accomplishments of someone who truly deserves recognition, Meghan Vogel. Meghan is the high school runner from West Liberty-Salem (West Liberty, Ohio), who literally picked up Arden McMath during the  3,200-meter run in Saturday’s... Read more »

Win The yurbuds Inspire Talk Ironman Earphones

Win The yurbuds Inspire Talk Ironman Earphones
UPDATE-”FULT 23, YOU ARE THE WINNER OF THE YURBUDS-INSPIRE EARPHONES!!!! HAPPY NATIONAL RUNNING DAY FROM YURBUDS AND THE PACE!  WE HAVE ANOTHER PAIR TO GIVE AWAY FOR FATHER’S DAY!!! Happy National Running Day, we know we are a day early(it’s June 6th, 2012), but we are excited to celebrate and yurbuds is helping us out... Read more »
Advertisement: