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Tips, Tricks and Gear Recommendations for Chicago Runners
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:50 AM
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By Jessica Stacy

Chicago's Totally Awesome '80s 5k

Runners teased their hair, threw on leg warmers and sported their best neon gear... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 11:38 PM
Marathon Training Tips: Group Training

Marathon Training Tips: Group Training

Mike Adamle and Executive Director of CARA, Wendy Jaehn, discuss the benefits of training with a group. Watch »

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:23 PM
Sproing Technology Springs Into Old Town

Sproing Technology Springs Into Old Town

Sproing Sport debuts in Chicago, a new technology that helps the user emulate running without all the wear and tear on your joints. Watch »

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 4:10 PM
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By Bethany Stripp

Three Run Two Hits the Chicago Running Scene

Three Run Two Hits the Chicago Running Scene

The Northwest Side’s newest running club attempts to fill a void in Chicago's road training community. Read »

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM
Marathon Training Tip: Join a Charity Team

Marathon Training Tip: Join a Charity Team

Didn't make the marathon's lottery system this year? You can still run! Executive Race director Carey Pinkowski explains how. Watch »

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 12:45 AM
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By Amie Bracken
      

'Runsafer' Seminars Help Protect You on the Trail

Inside the Runsafer seminar taught by two-time Olympic runner Todd Williams, who also happens to be a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt. Read »

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 2:36 PM
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By Jessica Stacy

Why I Run: To Chase Goals

Why I Run: To Chase Goals

Jessica Stacy details her quest to master the triathlon. Read »

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 1:34 PM
Marathon Training Tips: First Steps

Marathon Training Tips: First Steps

Chicago Marathon race director Carey Pinkowski says not that you're registered for the race, it's smart to consult a physician to get a green light before you're registered to go. Then it's time to find a... Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 6:48 PM
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By Celia Johnson

Why I Run: More Than a Hobby

Why I Run: More Than a Hobby

Celia Johnson discusses how running evolved from a childhood diversion into a lifelong pursuit. Read »

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Marcus Riley
      

Oak Park Gym Unveils High Tech Flooring System

Pavigym flooring features a iPad-controllable system with blinking LED lights under the floor that directs users through a series of unique workouts. 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!