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Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 at 4:44 PM
Fit Club: New Year, New You

Fit Club: New Year, New You

NBC 5 Fit Club trainer Sergio Rojas says 2015 may be the time to take a new approach to your New Year's resolutions. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Product Review: Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker

Product Review: Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker

Local runner and blogger Chris Narbone tests out the Garmin Vivosmart activity tracker, reviewing the product from the moment it leaves the box all the way through the running and the statistics it produces. Read »

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: January 11

Weekly Running Playlist: January 11

Each week, Stride will feature a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. In honor of this week's Golden Globes, listen to songs that were made famous from the movies in which they... Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Chicago Park District Offering Free Fitness Classes

Chicago Park District Offering Free Fitness Classes

The Chicago Park District is offering free admission and access to fitness classes and lap swim at all 72 locations through Sunday, Jan. 11 for "Free Fitness Week." Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 10:12 AM

Bundle Up for the Polar Dash

Bundle Up for the Polar Dash

Described as a "frosty adventure," the Polar Dash is a race for those who love winter, or perhaps those who just want to prove that winter won't get them down. Race organizers plan to hold the event no matter... Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 4:50 PM

How to Set Running Goals that You Can Accomplish in 2015

How to Set Running Goals that You Can Accomplish in 2015

The onset of the new year is a great time to make a list of running goals for the year. Follow these tips to succeed and become a stronger and faster runner by 2016. Read »

Sunday, Jan 4, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Weekly Running Playlist: January 4

Weekly Running Playlist: January 4

Each week, Stride will feature a new running playlist to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, listen to songs from top artists who are coming out with new albums in 2015. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 5:03 PM

6 Chicago-Area Races to Run in January

6 Chicago-Area Races to Run in January

Despite the winter cold that's arrived to welcome 2015, the New Year is a great time to discover new running inspiration. The Chicago area has several great races and challenges to keep you training throughout... Read »

Sunday, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Weekly Running Playlist: December 28

Weekly Running Playlist: December 28

Each week, a new running playlist will be posted to Stride to keep your tunes fresh and your workouts strong. This week, wrap up your 2014 runs with a playlist featuring the most popular songs of the year. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Runners

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Runners

There are two kinds of gifts you can give the runners in your life -- the tangible and the non-tangible. If you're in need for some last-minute gifts, consider this list of ideas to fit every runner's taste. 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!