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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:19 PM
Why Half-Marathons Are Booming

Why Half-Marathons Are Booming

According to statistics from Running USA, half marathons are now one of the most popular race events in the country and women are leading the way in record-breaking participation numbers, making up 61-percent of... Watch »

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Get Out Your Ugly Sweater and Get Ready to Run

Get Out Your Ugly Sweater and Get Ready to Run

It's that time of year again. Ugly sweater season is upon us, and there's a local run that wants you to sweat in yours. Read »

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Finding Time to Run on a Busy Schedule

Finding Time to Run on a Busy Schedule

Life has all kinds of reasons to stop you from running, but stick with these tips to make sure you stay on track with your running goals. Read »

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Start Off Your Thanksgiving Celebration with a Turkey Trot

Start Off Your Thanksgiving Celebration with a Turkey Trot

Before you gorge on turkey and pumpkin pie, why not run one of several "Turkey Trots" in the Chicago area? Read »

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday. Read »

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 6:06 PM

2014 Chicago Marathon Comes To a Close

Chicago hosted the running world once again Sunday as nearly 45,000 runners took to the streets for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Read »

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Rita Jeptoo Wins Chicago Marathon Women's Race

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won her second consecutive Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Read »

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Eliud Kipchoge Wins Chicago Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge has won the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Read »

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 10:02 AM

McFadden Wins Women's Marathon Wheelchair Race

University of Illinois alum Tatyana McFadden won her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon Sunday in the women's wheelchair race. Read »

Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Joshua George Wins Men's Marathon Wheelchair Race

The University of Illinois' Joshua George can mark off four Bank of America Chicago Marathon wins on his resume. 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!