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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 »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 AM
Marathon Training Tip: Hydration

Marathon Training Tip: Hydration

Matthew Pahnke of GSSI talks about the importance of staying properly hydrated while training and a formula to help determine how much fluid you need to replenish your body. Watch »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By chris narbonne

Five Must-Have Running Apps

 Five Must-Have Running Apps

Looking to take a different approach to running, or need a break from the rigors of training for a race? Consider these five mobile apps that provide a fun and challenging workout. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 2:44 PM
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By Celia Johnson

How to Stay on Track During Vacation

How to Stay on Track During Vacation

As Celia heads on her European summer vacation, she has some tips on staying on the program while you're on the head. Read »

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 »

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