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Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 3:23 PM

6 Chicago-Area Races to Run in March

6 Chicago-Area Races to Run in March

Kick off racing season with a host of St. Patrick's Day-themed fun runs followed by the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, which marks the unofficial start of the season. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 9:03 AM

Chicago Marathon Registration Opens March 10

Chicago Marathon Registration Opens March 10

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon lottery and guaranteed registration opens March 10 for the October 11 race. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 3:47 PM

Product Review: Fitbit Surge

Product Review: Fitbit Surge

Stride blogger Chris Narbone took to the streets with the Fitbit Surge and reviewed the product from the moment it left the box all the way through his run. Read »

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: Top Movie Songs

Weekly Running Playlist: Top Movie Songs

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, in honor of Sunday's Oscars, listen to these songs made famous by movies. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 at 4:22 PM

My Favorite Race: The Bix

My Favorite Race: The Bix

As racing season nears, Stride bloggers offer up their favorite races as suggestions to add to your racing schedule. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 2:06 PM

"Green Guys" Return to Shamrock Shuffle

Painted green from head to toe, the "green guys" return to the Shamrock Shuffle this year as a kind of race mascot. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Real Cost of the Chicago Marathon: One Runner's Experience

Chicago Marathon registration is right around the corner, but before you throw your name in the lottery, consider the full cost of training for and actually running in Chicago's biggest racing event. Read »

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 2:10 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: February 16

Weekly Running Playlist: February 16

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, go on a frigid run listening to these cold-weather songs. Read »

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 1:01 PM

Shamrock Shuffle to Host Elite Competition With $20K Prize Purse

Shamrock Shuffle to Host Elite Competition With $20K Prize Purse

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K hosts the seventh annual Elite Competition for top runners in USATF-member racing teams with a $20,000 prize purse for awards. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 3:34 PM

Making Time to Run on Business Trips: New Orleans Edition

Making Time to Run on Business Trips: New Orleans Edition

Like many things in life, work can easily get in the way of a runner's routine. Business trips, for one, can impede daily runs, but it's entirely possible to keep up with a running regimen when out of town. All... Read »

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