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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 11:41 AM

Thunderstorms Force Cancellation of End of Illinois Marathon

Thunderstorms Force Cancellation of End of Illinois Marathon

The remainder of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon in Champaign and Urbana has been cancelled because of thunderstorms. Read »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Tackling the Morning Jog on a Business Trip

Tackling the Morning Jog on a Business Trip

It's hard to stick to fitness goals on a business trip. Jet lag, dining out and packed schedules can disrupt diets, sleep and exercise routines. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:57 PM

8 Best Smartphone Apps for Runners

8 Best Smartphone Apps for Runners

An "apped-up" runner can sync his or her training with social networks, music, maps and more to make the running experience more holistic. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 3:19 PM

Divvy to Add More Than 175 Bike Stations in Expansion

Divvy to Add More Than 175 Bike Stations in Expansion

Chicago cyclists will soon be able to Divvy further north, west and south, thanks to a major expansion. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs for Earth Week

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs for Earth Week

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. Celebrate the world we live in with environmentally friendly songs during this Earth Week. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 12:22 PM

Former Chicago Marathoner With MD Finishes Boston Race

Former Chicago Marathoner With MD Finishes Boston Race

An inspirational Venezuelan man and former Chicago Marathoner has become the last finisher of this year's Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line about 20 hours after he started. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 12:13 PM

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes

Chicago Marathon Lottery Closes

The lottery to enter the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has officially closed, but aspiring marathoners who failed to enter still have one more opportunity to do so. Read »

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 5:01 PM

#100DaysOfKenneth Bodybuilding Challenge

Kenneth Yoder is on the cusp of his 40th birthday, and he admits he is out of shape. That's why he decided to take on the ultimate bodybuilding challenge in just 100 days. Read »

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 2:06 PM

Data Shows Faster Commute on Divvy Than Public Transit

Data Shows Faster Commute on Divvy Than Public Transit

New information from the Divvy Data Challenge showed that traveling through the city on a Divvy bike is often faster than using public transportation. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:59 PM

Running in the Lincoln Park Zoo

Running in the Lincoln Park Zoo

With the myriad sights and sounds of a zoo and its proximity to the lakefront trail, the Lincoln Park Zoo offers an excellent alternative running route. Read »

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Chicago is a city in constant motion, filled with runners and bikers and power-walkers. NBCChicago's Stride blog is dedicated to keeping this city moving. We cover Chicago's running community, offer tips on trails, best practices on work out regimens, gear recommendations and more. But we're not the experts -- you are. So talk to us, tell us about your run, share what's on your iPod or that new stretching technique. We want to know!