Posts tagged "Vision Quest Coaching"

Vision Quest Provides a Golden Opportunity for Ironman Athletes.

Vision Quest Provides a Golden Opportunity for Ironman Athletes.
When people ask me about Vision Quest Coaching Services, I always have the same answer, “ If you want to go fast, very fast, if you are ready to commit yourself to hitting your goals and blasting past them, then VQ is the place for you.  Owner Robbie Ventura brings a real world experience base... Read more »

A Taste of Vision Quest- A Review

A Taste of Vision Quest- A Review
If you’re not familiar with Vision Quest Coaching, let me catch you up. Vision Quest or VQ is owned and operated by former pro cyclist Robbie Ventura.  VQ provides expert training programs for endurance athletes of all levels, kids and beginners to elite-level, Tour de France champions, literally. To say Ventura has an impressive resume... Read more »

112 Miles. On a bike! Indoors!

112 Miles. On a bike! Indoors!
Not a type-o, that’s exactly how Phil Gong The Distance Castello is going to be spending his morning on Monday, September 19th. Phil is literally going to be “Going The Distance “as he tries to ride 112 miles, on a trainer, indoors! 112 miles is the distance of the bike portion of the Ironman and since... Read more »
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Exclusive Tour de France Update from Robbie Ventura!

The hardest working man in cycling, Robbie Ventura checks in with a special Pace of Chicago look at the Tour.  Ventura is everywhere, Versus TV Reporter, Former USPS Rider and owner of Vision Quest Coaching Services, he is in the mix and has this exclusive report for The Pace of Chicago. To follow Robbie, check... Read more »

Tour de France at Vision Quest

Indoor racing season is heating up and Vision Quest has added an indoor time trial race on March 6th at their Highland Park location that will challenge you on a Tour de France course. Riders will virtually race a 30-minute time trial on the 2008 Tour de France Stage 4 time trial course held in... Read more »

Let's Finish What I Started

By: Molly Lynch Chicago’s Erin Finnegan, 36, is at the Hawaii Ironman Championship to finish what she started.   Dissatisfied with her finish at the 2007 Madison Ironman, she’s ready to change the outcome.  I quickly reminded her that simply starting the race takes unyielding courage, and finishing the Ironman is beyond astonishing.  She agreed... Read more »
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T- Minus 0 Days, The World Championships Are Here!

By: Molly Lynch The underpants run in Kona is one of the fun highlights of Ironman week leading up to the World Championships.  If you have never seen thousands of buff athletes running half naked through the streets, it worth checking out. The Champ! Looking for #3 This is the Super Bowl of triathlon and... Read more »

Why shovel snow when you can play in it? Or better yet train in it?

One of the best things about living in Chicago is the Fall, one of the worst things about Fall is that Winter quickly follows.  However, that’s just another opportunity to get out an train. Cross country skiing is a great way to get in a workout, enjoy the season and stay in shape.  Cross-country skiing... Read more »

Would You Bid For This Woman On Ebay? The Aftermath!

Congratulations to the winning bidder!  $275.00!  That’s what it cost to have dinner and an autograph jersey with Olympic hopeful Jenna Shoemaker in Las Vegas. You are going to have a great night, because Jenna Shoemaker is a smart, engaging young woman who loves her sport. An example. When Jenna was in Chicago for the... Read more »
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Two Great Speakers Coming to Chicago

Meet and Run With Bart Yasso.6:30 PM-Wednesday night, September 9th Fleet Feet Sports, Piper’s Alley Bart Yasso, is chief running officer for Runners World.  Join Bart as he shares stories from the road, answers your questions, and gives insider tips for the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon before leading everyone on a group run.... Read more »