The Monday after the Bank of America Chicago Marathon each year, Carey Pinkowski’s phone begins ringing. One runner wants to thank a volunteer who provided a critical medical treatment or cup of ice. Another hopes to follow up on a new friendship he made during some difficult miles. Carey calls them back – he feels he has to. Though social media has made missed connections easier to resolve, he still believes one of his biggest responsibilities as race director is to bring the running community together. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
Most patients die within three to five years of developing the disease. Kip Fontana is at year seven—and setting new goals for himself. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Marnie Kunz has made a career out of showcasing urban works of art—at 10-minute pace. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
When Richard Sikorski collapsed during the 2015 Chicago Marathon, his race stopped and another one began. The race to save his life. Listen to the full episode of Human Race, a Runner’s World podcast.
She ran with 12-year-old Ellie Grammas to a super fast 31:53 at Chicago’s Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Read the full story for Runner’s World.
The front-office employees of the World Series-winning team are getting started with their own spring training. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
We’ve all heard how important postrun recovery is. But for a lot of us, it’s one of the easier things to skip over in our haste to wrap things up. Listen to the full story on The Runner’s World Show.
Olympian and professional runner Diego Estrada shared with us his goals for Tokyo 2020, but it’s a long training road and he’s taking it one step at a time. Read the full story for aSweatLife.com.
Nike Master Trainer Emily Hutchins shares her goals on Episode 2 of the new #WeGotGoals podcast. Read more about–and listen to–the episode on aSweatLife.
A $12 million donation will create separate cycling, running paths along Lake Michigan. Read the full article for Runner’s World.