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Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Tempo Runs

Marathon Training Tips: Tempo Runs

CARA Executive Director Wendy Jaehn talks with Mike Adamle about stepping up your training routine with tempo runs. Watch »

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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By Maggie Jenkins

Guidelines For Surviving the Lakefront Trail

Guidelines For Surviving the Lakefront Trail

If you've ever taken to the Chicago Lakefront Trail on a summer Saturday morning, you know it's a jungle out there. But if everyone follows the rules, your experience will be a good one. Read »

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 2:30 PM
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By Chris Narbone

Lose the Cords While Working Out

Lose the Cords While Working Out

Do you run to music or a podcast? If so, then consider enhancing your listening experience by cutting the cord and going to wireless headphones. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 7:27 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries

Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries

Michael Morrow, a physical therapist for Athletico, discusses injury prevention and knowing the difference between a serious injury and one due to fatigue. Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 4:14 PM
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By Bethany Stripp

Review: Polar Loop Wearable Device

Review: Polar Loop Wearable Device

Wearable devices are popular these days, but which one is right for you? A look at one of the most popular devices on the market. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:43 PM
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By Marcus Riley

2014 Rock 'N Roll Chicago Half Marathon

More than 20,000 runners took to the streets of Chicago for a rockin' good race. See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 5:38 PM
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By Jeffery Lung

Eating on the Ultra Run

Eating on the Ultra Run

Jeffery has some nutrition advice that comes in handy not just for ultrarunners, but for anyone competing in a long-distance race. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 6:32 PM
Can Wearable Fitness Trackers Make You Gain Weight?

Can Wearable Fitness Trackers Make You Gain Weight?

Don't believe everything that Fit Bit tells you. Since not all calories are created equally, the information from that wearable fitness tracker could be encouraging you to eat more than your should. Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 2:37 PM
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By Joey Mandeville

Run Here: North Shore Channel Trail

Run Here: North Shore Channel Trail

Trail stretching from Albany Park to Evanston offers plenty of variety. Read »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 5:28 PM
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By Adrea Beatty

How to Tackle an Unfamiliar Race Course

How to Tackle an Unfamiliar Race Course

Adrea Beatty offers tips on getting a lay of the land, finding landmarks to help you through the race, and getting a more accurate feel for a new race course. 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!