These workouts are performed on a 400 meter track in separate intervals that combine fast running with slow recovery jogging. Track workouts teaches how to run fast and the condition the mind to concentrate during strenuous running. Workouts are essential in developing the kind of leg turnover needed to race well.
Did you know that Chicago was voted the #1 bike-friendly city in the US by cycling magazine? Chicago’s amazing lakefront boasts 18 miles of car-free bicycle paths, perfect for exploring all the top attractions in the city. Chicago’s amazing lakefront trail is a biking paradise!
Swallow Cliff Woods is best known for its dramatic “front lawn,” which leads up a steep, 100-foot-tall bluff. The bluff creates one of the best sledding hills in the county and also one of its toughest and most scenic stair workouts.
Chicks with Kicks, Inc. and BWDO presents the Fall RunGirl! Expo
Join wonderful ladies to walk or run 3 miles in the Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve then head over to Road Runner Sport to partake in the awesome festivities!
This is a FREE event. Bring a girlfriend and join us!
-FREE Shoe Dog fit process (shoe fitting/shoe analysis)
-FREE coffee, juice and bagels post-run refreshments
-FREE Chicks with Kicks headband for all participants
-10% shopping discount at Road Runner Sports
-Raffle entry for Chicks with Kicks RunGirl! membership ($40 value)
On Sunday, July 19, 2015 Chicks with Kicks, Ques Got Sole, Knights of Omega and the Chicago Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), hosted the inaugural Divine Nine 5K at Montrose Harbor in Chicago, IL. The event was established to promote health and wellness in the African American community and to raise funds for college scholarships. Approximately 450 participants, volunteers, vendors and supporters attended the event. To date, the race has raised over $1,500 for college scholarships. Stay Tuned for our next race.
The Color Run was founded in March 2011 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together to participate in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”. We are the original paint race and have created a completely new genre of running events that continues to grow exponentially.
Now the single largest event series in the world, The Color Run has exploded since our debut event. We have more than tripled our growth, hosting more than 300 events in 50+ countries in 2014. Click here to join the party!
The Carrera de los Muertos/Race of the Dead 5k continues to grow every year! Last year’s race was sold out, with over 5,700 participants running through the colorful streets of Pilsen, Chicago’s most culturally rich and vibrant neighborhood.
RUN 10 FEED 10 started in 2012 with the hope of raising money and awareness for the dire hunger problem in America. The concept was a simple one. RUN a 10K and FEED 10 hungry people in your hometown. Since we started, you’ve helped us to raise enough money to provide 3.75 million meals to Americans in need. Now, going into our fourth year, we need your help once again to reach our goal of providing 5 million meals.
The Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, coined as America’s Sweetest Race, is brought to you by RAM Racing. Established in 2008, the inaugural Hot Chocolate 15k/5k ran through the streets of Chicago, Illinois. Since its inception, over 200,000 participants have ran for chocolate, making it the fastest growing race series in the nation!
Welcome to the first step on your journey of a lifetime. This event is an incredible commitment — 60 miles, 3 days, raising money to end breast cancer — but it's worth it. It will change your life and the lives of many.Click the photo for more info.