Archive for January 2014

Registration Open for the Chicago Polar Plunge

Registration Open for the Chicago Polar Plunge
You know all those cool pictures  floating around Facebook of icy, cold, miserable looking Lake Michigan?  Well in just a few short weeks you can join thousands of other people as they get their shot at jumping into that exact same water for the 14th annual Polar Plunge. If it was just a bunch of... Read more »

Help make a difference in the Foodie 5k

Help make a difference in the Foodie 5k
January is the time when races roll out and hope to attract the attention of runners and their dollars.   The Foodie 5k is a new race with a great mission, helping the Northern Illinois Food Bank. For 30 years, Northern Illinois Food Bank  has led the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious... Read more »

Registration Open for the Peanut Tillman 5K

Registration Open for the Peanut Tillman 5K
First there was The Ditka Dash, now the Peanut Tillman 5k run and walk!  Chicago we are finally getting it, races in Chicago about Chicago, not covered in chocolate, but honest to goodness Sweet Home Chicago!       What better guy to host a race than Charles Peanut Tillman, good ol’ number 33(no I... Read more »
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Only 79 more days until the 2014 Shamrock Shuffle

Only 79 more days until the 2014 Shamrock Shuffle
It’s January 10th and it has already been a hard year!  Record snow, record cold, record amount of people posting boiling water turning into snow on Facebook, it’s enough to make the most positive person (Lauren Erbach from Team Challenge) into a pessimist. Here’s something to keep you warm and get you motivated.  Registration for... Read more »

Running safety tips for the snow and cold

Running safety tips for the snow and cold
It’s supposed to be colder than that former planet Pluto from now until about June 15th.  If you’re a runner, it means you are eventually going to get sick of the treadmill and head out doors.  Before you do that, check out these safety tips from our friends at Athletico, and a guest blog from Laura... Read more »

Divvy Bikes Suspends Service Because of Weather

Divvy Bikes Suspends Service Because of Weather
During the “storm of the year,” Super Coach Mike Norman from Chicago Endurance Sports posted on his Facebook page that he couldn’t resist taking his bike out and going for a ride in the snow.  If you know Mike, then you know he was having a good time. For the rest of the world, the... Read more »
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