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Tips, Tricks and Gear Recommendations for Chicago Runners
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 3:51 PM
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By Steven Bourdage

Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Four common sense tips that you may not have thought about as you gear up for that big first race. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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By Celia Johnson

Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Five Runner-Friendly Smoothie Recipes

Celia has some ideas for making smoothies, the perfect way to pack in extra nutrients for breakfast, for pre-run fuel or as a recovery drink. Read »

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Track Your Friends

Marathon Training Tips: Track Your Friends

Executive Race Director, Carey Pinkowski, discusses the various ways spectators can keep track of their friends and relatives participating in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Watch »

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM
20 Questions with Graham Elliot

20 Questions with Graham Elliot

The celebrity chef stopped by NBC 5 to talk food and the Chicago Marathon. Stefan Holt grabbed him for a round of 20 questions. Find out some new things about Graham. Watch »

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 8:22 AM

2015 Boston Marathon Registration Opening

2015 Boston Marathon Registration Opening

Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon is opening Monday morning.

The Boston Athletic Association says that the online-only registration will open at 10 a.m. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Chicago Half Marathon Takes to the Streets Sunday

Chicago Half Marathon Takes to the Streets Sunday

Nearly 10,000 runners will take to the streets Sunday for the 18th annual Chicago Half Marathon and Hyundai Hope on Wheels 5K. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 12:35 PM
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By Lisa Balde

Chicago Named Second Best U.S. City for Cycling

When it comes to the best urban areas for bicycling, Chicago truly is the second city. Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 3:49 PM
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By Marcus Riley

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Elite Athletes Could Produce Blazing Chicago Marathon

Defending champion Rita Jeptoo, Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge will be looking for personal best times on traditionally fast course. Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:43 AM
Marathon Training Tips: Use a Pace Team

Marathon Training Tips: Use a Pace Team

Julian Gordon, a NIKE+ Pace team member, discusses the benefits of running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a pace team. Watch »

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 12:32 AM
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By Bethany Stripp

Crew Runs the World One Step at a Time

Crew Runs the World One Step at a Time

In 2013, Nike brought free fitness to Lincoln Park with the Nike Training Center at Armitage and Dayton. Although the store/fitness studio has since left the neighborhood, its legacy remains with Crew Runs... 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!