Posts in category "RAM Racing"

How safe are you at the Chicago Hot Chocolate 15/5K

How safe are you at the Chicago Hot Chocolate 15/5K
It’s an unfortunate fact that major running events have become the target of terrorists.  Since the tragedy at the Boston Marathon race directors have had to step up security measures to make sure that both runners and spectators are safe. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon sent out press releases and alerts to all runners... Read more »

The Run Project Wants to Know "Why Do You Run?"

The Run Project Wants to Know "Why Do You Run?"
31-year-old Jon Rankin has accomplished a great deal in his young life. An Olympian and professional distance runner, Rankin has battled FSGS a terminal kidney disease, which has made him even more determined to use his gifts to help others. Rankin’s goals are many—to continue to support the National Kidney Foundation, to make the 2016... Read more »

Tips for a fun and safe Cinco de Miler.

Tips for a fun and safe Cinco de Miler.
Cinco de Miler is coming up on May 5th (Cinco de Mayo), it’s a great themed race with a fun post race party. According to a RAM e-mail, the race is 80% full, which means there is still time to sign up and join in the fun.  It also means that there are going to... Read more »
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A Year Without Running- Dealing With Obesity, Unemployment and Depression.

A Year Without Running- Dealing With Obesity, Unemployment and Depression.
You may have noticed there weren’t any posts last week.  It’s not because there wasn’t anything to write about, it’s because I was having trouble writing this particular post. Last week marked the year anniversary of a violent accident that left me injured beyond any stretch of the imagination and on a journey, I could... Read more »

We Have Free Entries to the Hot Chocolate 15/5K!!

We Have Free Entries to the Hot Chocolate 15/5K!!
UPADTE: JEN AND DANIEL ARE BOTH RUNNING IN THE HOT CHOCOLATE 15/5K COURTESY OF RAM RACING.  THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO LEFT COMMENTS.  THERE’S STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR CHARITY SPOTS FOR THE 5K AND OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE 15K. It’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon week, which used to mean the end of the... Read more »

Win an Entry to the South Shore Triathlon and The Ultimate Triathlon Bundle!

Win an Entry to the South Shore Triathlon and The Ultimate Triathlon Bundle!
UPDATE!  CONGRATULATIONS TO JOEL, YOU ARE OUR WINNER.  THERE IS STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR THE SOUTH SHORE TRIATHLON. CHECK BACK EVERY DAY, WE ALWAYS HAVE NEWS, PRIZES AND REVIEWS FOR YOU TO ENJOY. As of Wednesday, July 18th, there are roughly 50 spots open to the South Shore Sprint Triathlon on July 28th... Read more »
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Why I May Never Be Able To Run A Marathon Again

Why I May Never Be Able To Run A Marathon Again
Yesterday(Wednesday, July 11, 2012) I had the first of many surgeries on my right knee.  Odds are, that next year at this time, I will still be having operations or in a state of recovery from an operation. Back in March, I was involved in an accident that left both of my Achilles tendons torn,... Read more »

Win Two Free Entries to Cinco de Miler

Win Two Free Entries to Cinco de Miler
Race season is here and we will be handing out free entries all Summer long! This week we have two entries to the Cinco de Miler, Chicago’s only 5 mile race.  Yup, Shamrock falls 158.4 feet short at the 8k distance, a fun fact for you to share with your friends at your next group... Read more »

Hot Choclate 15/5k- 40,000 Runners in 80 Seconds.

Hot Choclate 15/5k- 40,000 Runners in 80 Seconds.
If you weren’t one of the 40 thousand runners who took place in the Hot Chocolate 15/5k, then you missed out on the unveiling of the new and improved RAM Racing event. There has been plenty of criticisms of the race that has grown from 3500 to 40,000 runners in just four short years, from... Read more »
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10 Great Running Pick Up Lines to use at The Hot Chocolate 15k and 5K

10 Great Running Pick Up Lines to use at The Hot Chocolate 15k and 5K
If you haven’t received an e-mail or heard the news about the 2011 Hot Chocolate 15/5k and 1 mile walk, then let me welcome you back from the Amazon and quickly catch you up on what you missed, while you were on your 6 month trip. 1. November 5th is the date of the 2011... Read more »