| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Despite his lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, organizers of a Howard County race are welcoming Lance Armstrong to town with open arms.
Organizers of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced the cyclist will race in their Half Full...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race.
But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm.
Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches.
"You have to be well-versed in what you're...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Between the Buzzfeed GIFs of derpy dogs and cats-turned-viral-video-stars on YouTube, you'd be hard-pressed to avoid online pet paraphernalia. It's a notion animal shelters here in Chicago, and across the nation, are running with, but it also means it's...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The State Street shopping corridor will undergo a month-long resurfacing project starting next week, so businesses, residents and visitors should prepare for lane reductions, noise and dust.
The repaving of State Street from Van Buren Street to Wacker...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Looking to enhance his training for an upcoming race in Chicago, Gaithersburg resident Chris Sloane decided to compete in Sunday's 39th annual Annapolis Ten Mile Run.
Sloane not only gained that valuable conditioning through the course's rugged run...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday.
It will be Bekele’s second marathon. He won...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
She shredded 121 pounds and 46.9 percent of her body weight in front of millions.
Today, Danni Allen is managing partner of One 2 One Yoga & Fitness in Evanston, sinking some of her $250,000 prize money from winning Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser" into...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday.
| Jun 26, 2014
Will Neal sat hunched in a circular tub of frigid water, blowing air in and out, just trying to breathe. Behind him, Miguel Blancarte Jr. and Corey Parker reclined side by side, each wearing inflated black boots that rose to their hips, making them look...