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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 »

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 3:28 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs to Kickstart Marathon Training

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs to Kickstart Marathon Training

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. As marathon training season approaches, take a listen to these inspiring and motivational songs. Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:46 PM

My Running Story: Challenging Myself For My Family

My Running Story: Challenging Myself For My Family

Racing season has begun. To help inspire you to get out there and run, Stride bloggers offer their own stories of how they became runners. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs for Baseball Season

Weekly Running Playlist: Songs for Baseball Season

Each week Stride features a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. In honor of the start of baseball season this week, listen to these classic baseball songs. Read »

Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 at 5:17 PM

"Bunny Rock" Hops to Chicago

Chicagoans celebrated the Easter holiday at the Bunny Rock 5K and Easter Egg Hunt Saturday. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 4:50 PM

My Running Story: Finding Relief From Stress

My Running Story: Finding Relief From Stress

Racing season has begun. To help inspire you to get out there and run, Stride bloggers offer their own stories of how they became runners. 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!