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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 »

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 2:47 PM
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By Joey Mandeville

Why I Run: It Moves Me Forward

Why I Run: It Moves Me Forward

Joey, a relatively new runner, has already found the connection between running and the movement in the rest of his life. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 9:52 PM
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By Adrea Beatty

Why I Run: When It Found Me, I Found Myself

Why I Run: When It Found Me, I Found Myself

Adrea details how running has remained a constant in her life, even when she didn't realize its importance. Read »

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 1:56 AM
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By Maggie Jenkins

Why I Run: Boston On The Brain

Why I Run: Boston On The Brain

Maggie Jenkins is chasing her goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 2:37 PM
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By Chris Narbone

Why I Run: Simple But Powerful

Why I Run: Simple But Powerful

Why I run can’t be captured in an epic, motivational image or quote that is posted on Pinterest. My reasons for running are simple, much like the sport itself. Read »

Friday, Jun 6, 2014 at 1:56 AM
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By bethany stripp

Why I Run: It's A Metaphor For Life

Why I Run: It's A Metaphor For Life

Bethany Stripp shows how running has improved her life in countless ways. Read »

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM
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By Amie Bracken

Why I Run: It's Who I Am

Why I Run: It's Who I Am

A mother of four who still finds time to hit the pavement talks about how running has been her constant ally throughout her life. Read »

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM
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By Jeffery Lung

Why I Run: Beyond the Marathon

Why I Run: Beyond the Marathon

Blogger Jeffery Lung introduces us to the world of ultrarunning, any distance beyond a marathon. 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!