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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Cupid's Undie Run Hits Chicago for Valentine's Day

Cupid's Undie Run Hits Chicago for Valentine's Day

Cupid's Undie Run takes place near Wrigley Field Feb. 7 and encourages participants to strip down in the name of charity for a "brief" one-mile run. Read »

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:41 AM

Weekly Running Playlist: January 27

Weekly Running Playlist: January 27

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, drift off into a daydream while you run with songs about dreaming. Read »

Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 at 4:26 PM

Struggling with Your Running Goals? Here's How to Keep Them

Struggling with Your Running Goals? Here's How to Keep Them

As February approaches, take a second look at your New Year's running goals. If you're feeling behind, re-evaluate your resolutions and tweak your plan to ensure success in 2015. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:29 PM

4 Chicago-Area Races to Run in February

4 Chicago-Area Races to Run in February

Winter still has its grip on Chicago in February, but with spring just around the corner, it's a great month to begin training before the race season officially begins. Read »

Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: January 18

Weekly Running Playlist: January 18

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, enjoy the warmer weather with songs inspired by spring. Read »

Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 at 4:44 PM
Fit Club: New Year, New You

Fit Club: New Year, New You

NBC 5 Fit Club trainer Sergio Rojas says 2015 may be the time to take a new approach to your New Year's resolutions. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Product Review: Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker

Product Review: Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker

Local runner and blogger Chris Narbone tests out the Garmin Vivosmart activity tracker, reviewing the product from the moment it leaves the box all the way through the running and the statistics it produces. Read »

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: January 11

Weekly Running Playlist: January 11

Each week, Stride will feature a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. In honor of this week's Golden Globes, listen to songs that were made famous from the movies in which they... Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Chicago Park District Offering Free Fitness Classes

Chicago Park District Offering Free Fitness Classes

The Chicago Park District is offering free admission and access to fitness classes and lap swim at all 72 locations through Sunday, Jan. 11 for "Free Fitness Week." 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!