5K/10K replaces cancelled 2014 Crush Winthrop Harbor – North Point Triathlon

Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature 5K & 10K on Aug 2 replaces the abortive 2014 Crush Multisport North Point Triathlon. Save 15% this weekend with coupon code SUMMER15. This beautiful course will take you through Illinois Beach State Park and Nature Preserve and the Spring Bluff Nature Preserve.

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This weekend only – save 15% on the Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature

This weekend only – save 15% on the Winthrop Harbor Run for Nature 5K & 10K on August 2 with coupon code SUMMER15. This isn’t your pound-the-streets race. The run is through Illinois Beach State Park and Nature Preserve and Spring Bluff Nature Preserve (a Lake County Forest Preserve). Both courses to take you through lush landscapes filled with blooming wildflowers, tranquil Oak savannas and along the beach dunes of Lake Michigan. Start/Finish is at North Point Marina with beautiful views of the harbor. 


Boulder Marathon director gives up races for seven years

Race director of the cancelled 2013 and 2014 Boulder Marathons agrees not to organize any races for 7 years. The Boulder District Attorney’s office is also seeking $200,000 from Boulder Marathon LLC to compensate runners for the two cancelled races, plus possible civil penalties.

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Two Chicago half marathons to merge in 2015

The Chicago Spring Half Marathon and the Michelob ULTRA Chicago 13.1 Marathon will be combining into one race in the May of 2015. The new Michelob ULTRA Chicago Spring 13.1 & 10K will be run on May 17, starting and ending at the Park at Lakeshore East, 400 S. Water Street, Chicago. The new race will serve as the kickoff to Chicago’s long distance run season.

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Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) hosts 20 Mile Marathon tune-up

Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) offers 20 mile Chicago Marathon tune-up run along the Chicago lakefront on Sept 21. Includes pace groups, aid stations with hydration & gels used in the Marathon, gear check, and more. http://ow.ly/B0wn0

6th Annual Running Symposium at the RecPlex

The United Hospital System Rehabilitation Department will be presenting their Sixth Annual Running Symposium at the RecPlex on Thursday, May 15, 7-9pm, in the LakeView Studio. 100% hands-on – no lectures. Free but seating is limited. Register at (262) 577-8725.

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