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3 Boredom-Busting Winter Treadmill Workouts

We know, it's cold. So cold that we advise Chicago runners to avoid running outside due to extreme temperatures. John Castellani, an exercise physiologist at the Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine and his group of co-workers found that the biggest danger of running in ext…

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Fleet Feet/Nike Racing Team's Brandon Mull Realizes His Olympic Marathon Trials Dream

Fleet Feet/Nike Racing team member Brandon Mull had made peace with his valiant attempt to qualify for the 2016 Men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. The four-time Division III All-American at Wheaton College and Illinois state high school 3200 meter champion at Rockford Christian had c…

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How To Ask A Runner To Be Your Valentine

One of the top searches last year around Valentine's Day was, "How to ask a girl to be your Valentine." So we created a quick guide to help answer that question. FOR THE ONE WHO MAKES YOUR HEART BEAT   Garmin Forerunner 230 with Heart Rate Monitor Stay on pace for your next …

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Fleet Feet/Nike Racing Wraps Up a Successful 2015

While the Fleet Feet/Nike Racing team is starting to gear up for the upcoming 2016 season, the team closed the book on a successful 2015, bringing home several big awards at the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) Runner’s Choice Circuit Awards Banquet this past Saturday afternoon.…

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Buy 2 Pairs of Balega Socks, Get a Valentine’s Sock Free!

  Available only while supplies last, for every 2 pairs of Balega socks purchased you’ll receive a pair of Balega Valentine’s socks for free! Available in Men’s & Women’s colors and sizes.

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Mizuno Adds the All-New Wave Catalyst to Their Line-Up

Mizuno’s all new Wave Catalyst is in stores and ready to run. This lightweight, mild-stability shoe is the perfect everyday fast shoe for runners who need a little support underfoot. If you remember the Wave Elixir from a few years ago, you’ll recognize a few features in the …

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The North Face Mountain Athletics Spring 2016 Collection

With Spring running on the horizon, there is no better time to think about what you can do to prevent those nagging injuries from coming back as soon as you start to amp up the mileage. Cross training is more popular than ever with runners, but sometimes our running clothes don’t cross…

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Winter Apparel and Accessories Sale!

Last week, Punxsutawney Phil told us there would be 6 more weeks until Spring! We're on board with that, so much so that we've marked down our Fall 2015 Winter Apparel and Accessories!   We're making room for our new Spring 2016 product - that means savings of up to 50% on winter good…

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Here's Everything You Need To Know About Saturday's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Are you ready for some marathon racing? For the first time in the history of the US Olympic Marathon Trials to select the runners who will represent the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, will be broadcast live on Saturday, February 13th. Trials rac…

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12 Dangerous Intersections, as Told by Chicago Runners

Stemmed from the tight-knit online Chicago running community on Reddit, it was brought to our attention that the safety of Chicago runners can be compromised at select intersections across the city. To reiterate our mission to "be the community", we compiled a list of intersections deemed es…

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