Posts in category "Contests"

Free Stuff: Make Your Muscles Happy Therawheel Giveaway

Free Stuff: Make Your Muscles Happy Therawheel Giveaway
I thought we had another week before Christmas was here, so hang on, tight we are going to be giving away a lot of stuff between now and Christmas. Our first gift is for you and your muscles.  Being sore and achy goes hand and hand with being an endurance athlete: ice baths, foam rollers,... Read more »

Register for the New Year’s Day 5K and win free shoes

Register for the New Year’s Day 5K and win free shoes
Today only if you register for the New Year’s Day 5k, you are entered to win a free pair of running shoes from Universal Sole. It’s a great way to start the New Year with a race under your belt and they don’t start it at a ridiculously early time, giving you the opportunity to... Read more »

25-cent Race Entry! Today Only: November 25

25-cent Race Entry!  Today Only: November 25
Registration opens today for the Chicago Quarter Marathon at 2:25 and as a way to entice runners to register, the first 225 people to register will only have to pay 25 cents! In a time where races are funding everything but a race, a 25 cent entry fee is a great way to start the... Read more »
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Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships

 Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships
If you are feeling a little down and need something to inspire you, check out the story of Kristin McQueen. A Chicago area triathlete, Cancer has taken over her life for past 10 years, and racing is what keeps her positive and gives her time that cancer is not in charge. She uses triathlon as... Read more »

Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens To Remaining 15,000 Runners, Tuesday, March 5th

Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens To Remaining 15,000 Runners, Tuesday, March 5th
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon lottery registration will open at 12:01AM CST.  The remaining 15,000 spots to the 2013 race will be determined by the lottery system. When registration initially opened the response from runners trying to get a spot was so tremendous it crashed the system, causing confusion and... Read more »

We Have Free Treats For Your Valentine

We Have Free Treats For Your Valentine
Thursday is Valentine’s Day, a time to share your love with that special someone in your life.  Some will do it with flowers, some with jewelry and others with chocolate, lots and lots of chocolate. This year, CLIF wants your athletic-minded Valentine to have the delicious taste of that Valentine’s Day favorite, decadent chocolate covered... Read more »
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Chicago Area Has Four of the Top Running Stores In America- Did Your Store Make The List?

Chicago Area Has Four of the Top Running Stores In America- Did Your Store Make The List?
Remember back in the “olden days” when running stores were all about running and running races had more to do with a race than how much stuff you could cram into a goodie bag or how big your medal was. As you are aware those concepts are as old as a one flavor of Gatorade,... Read more »

Show Us Your Stuff.

Show Us Your Stuff.
If you have ever picked up a copy of Triathlete Magazine, then you have seen the work of Paul Phillips. Phillips, a Chicago guy,  has become one of the top endurance photographers in the business, hopping around the globe capturing the true spirit of the sport, and a few triathletes in bikinis! Now Phillips and... Read more »

Pick the Winners in Kona and Win Free CycleOps Gear!

Pick the Winners in Kona and Win Free CycleOps Gear!
It’s a big endurance weekend for Chicago, with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the Ironman World Championships in Kona, there’s a lot to keep us occupied and cheering on athletes across the map. Though most of us can’t be in Kona, the folks at CycleOps thought up a fun way to keep us... Read more »
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Don't Miss Your Chance to Workout With Craig Alexander and Meet Dave Scott!

Don't Miss Your Chance to Workout With Craig Alexander and Meet Dave Scott!
Runners High ‘n Tri in Arlington Heights does a great job of bringing in the worlds best athletes to the area, but this time they have out done themselves, with their Night of Champion on July 12th! They have booked a night with Craig Alexander and Dave Scott!  That’s right Craig Alexander and Dave Scott... Read more »