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Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 12:43 AM
Marathon Training Tip: Fueling Your Body

Marathon Training Tip: Fueling Your Body

Jamie Portnoy, registered dietician for Advocate Medical Group, has some tips on what to eat after your training run and race. Watch »

Sunday, Jun 29, 2014 at 8:08 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Spain's Javier Gomez Wins ITU World Triathlon Chicago Sunday

Spain's Javier Gomez Wins ITU World Triathlon Chicago Sunday

Spain’s Javier Gomez took the top spot in the ITU World Triathlon Chicago Sunday in Grant Park, capturing his fourth World Triathlon Series title of the season. Read »

Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM
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By Stride Blog Staff

Jorgensen Finishes First at 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago

Jorgensen Finishes First at 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago

The world’s top-ranked woman triathlete has just run herself into the history books. Read »

Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM
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By Stride Blog Staff
      

Follow the Action: 2014 ITU World Triathlon

As some of the world greatest athletes descend on Chicago for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago race, fans are gearing up for the action with more than 75,000 fans and supporters set to watch the events. But... Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 5:42 PM
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By Marcus Riley
      

Elite Triathletes Run, Bike and Swim Into Chicago

Some of the world's best athletes will be in Chicago this weekend for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago race. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 11:03 AM
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By Michael Wagaman

8-Months Pregnant Runner Alysia Montano Finishes 800M

8-Months Pregnant Runner Alysia Montano Finishes 800M

Thirty-four weeks pregnant, Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The five-time national champion finished in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds — nearly 35 seconds slower than her... Read »

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Cross Training

Marathon Training Tips: Cross Training

Nike master trainer Emily Hutchins discusses how putting an emphasis on strength training translates to improvements in your running stride. Watch »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 8:47 PM
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By Maggie Jenkins

Add a Thursday Night Race to Your Training Regimen

Add a Thursday Night Race to Your Training Regimen

Who doesn't love starting their weekend a little early with a Thursday night happy hour? So, you might as well make that happy hour even happier by signing up for a Thursday night rac Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:46 PM
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By Marcus Riley

Two Reigning Chicago Marathon Champs to Return This Year

Two Reigning Chicago Marathon Champs to Return This Year

Rita Jeptoo and Tatyana McFadden headline elite athlete field. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:49 AM
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By Jeffery Lung

Lisle to Unveil Inaugural "Christmas in July" Race

Lisle to Unveil Inaugural

Event offers 5k, 10k, 6-hour, 12-hour and 24-hour races. Read »

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