Posts tagged "Fleet Feet"

An Open Letter to Everyone on Lake Shore Drive.

This is an equal opportunity rant to runners and cyclists, you both need to calm the heck down! Lake Shore Drive is Chicago’s lake front trail, one of the most popular destinations in our city for tourists, volleyball players, runners bikers and yes, people who just want to go to the beach.  We all have... Read more »

Your First Marathon 101

Here are a few things you need to think about before you go 26.2- Think of it as Marathon 101. Gather round children. Dan, Phil, Connie and the rest of you newbie marathon runners, because it’s time for uncle Dave to share the story of Phidippides and the very first marathon. A long time ago... Read more »

Tuesday- Fleet Feet Sports Open Water Swim Clinic

It’s not too late to get some pointers on open water swimming before the Chicago Triathlon.  Fleet Feet Sports is holding an open water swim clinic, Tuesday, August 18th, 6:00 PM at Ohio Street Beach Scott Hutmacher from Trimonster will share his advice and tips on how to prepare for exiting the water and handling... Read more »

Registration Still Open for Elvis is Alive 5k Thursday Night

How did the Frugalista miss this?  This has to be the best deal in town for a Thursday night.  The Elvis is Alive 5K is one of the most exciting and energetic running events in the city! The gang at Fleet Feet is keeping registration open so don’t miss out on the run, the beer,... Read more »

Olympian Kara Goucher at Fleet Feet Friday

Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher will be at Fleet Feet Sports in Piper’s Alley at 5:30pm this Friday. Goucher, who is in town for Sunday’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, competed in the 10,000 meters at the Beijing Olympics. An RSVP is recommended for this event. Arrive early, as autographs will be available on... Read more »

Take it to the Max!

Free Kickoff Party for Max Multisport’s Summer Programs. If you’re a woman interested in getting into endurance sports, but not sure what to do first, then you may want to check out Max Multisports free seminar this weekend at Fleet Feet in Lincoln Square on Saturday at 8 am.  Swim, bike and run your way... Read more »


We are working on a calendar that will cover every event we can think of in the area, for now here is a list of some great events that you can race in, volunteer or just go out and cheer on your favorite athlete. If you have an event that we should know about, let... Read more »

Sunday Clinic with Olympian Barb Lindquist

One of the coolest things about the world of endurance sports is the accessibility of pros and top minds in the field.  An example:  Sunday afternoon at Fleet Feet Sports in Piper’s Alley, Max Multisport is sponsoring a clinic with 2004 Olympic Triathlete Barb Lindquist.  The cost is $60; however, if you compare that to... Read more »