Des Plaines 50 mile Trail Race Report – Vince Kwok

Race: Des Plaines River Trail Race (50 miles) Runner: Vince Kwok Race Date: 10/15/2022 Location: Vernon Hills, IL Results: 9:52:51 Strava Activity Link: https://strava.app.link/Xd0t0lNIcub 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Super flat. Logistics were easy. Volunteers were friendly and helpful. Highlights of your race – What did you … Read more

Chicago Marathon Race Report – John Gregson

Race: Chicago Marathon Runner: John Gregson Race Date: 10/09/2022 Location: Chicago, IL Results: 4:01:17 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7938195691 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The course was nice and flat, and the weather was perfect for running The aid stations were plentiful and well organized The crowd was … Read more

Chicago Marathon Race Report – Drew Mikhail

Race: Chicago Marathon Runner: Coach Drew Mikhail Race Date: 10/09/2022 Location: Chicago, Illinois Results: 4hrs14 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7937853056 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The crowds were tremendous. Hardly any quiet spots The expo was massive with tons of vendors and merch A very fast course Not … Read more

Tracksmith Twilight 5000 Race Report – John Alcantara

Race: Tracksmith Twilight 5000 Runner: John Alcantara Race Date: 07/15/2022 Location: Montrose Track Results: 22:07 Third place in my heat 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Motivation, community and the vibes Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race? Hahahaha little kids running on the course … Read more

Tunnel Hill Marathon Race Report – Jacqueline Sommer

Race: Tunnel Hill Marathon Runner: Jacqueline Sommer Race Date: 11/14/2021 Location: Vienna, IL Results: 3:34:54/3rd Overall Female Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6257940927 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? This race is quiet and low-key! The scenery is unbeatable with the fall colors, rock formations, bridges, and the infamous 543 … Read more

Chicago Marathon Race Report – Rohit Eipe

In this race report, runner Rohit reviews the Chicago Marathon, including what to know about your start time and planning for aid stations. Race: Chicago Marathon 2021 Runner: Rohit Eipe Race Date: 10/10/2021 Location: Chicago, IL Results: https://results.chicagomarathon.com/2021/?content=detail&fpid=list&pid=list&idp=LSMG963824A563&lang=EN_CAP&event=MAR&lang=EN_CAP&num_results=1000&page=10&searchsex=M&searchage_class=&search_event=MAR Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6094240373/overview 3 Bests – Review the aspects of the Chicago Marathon that you liked … Read more

Chicago Marathon Race Report – Ayu

Race: Chicago Marathon Runner: Ayu Date: 10/8/17 Location: Chicago, IL Results – 6:28:14 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most: The EXPO was very organized and easy to find. The crowds were spectacular, people cheering at the different neighborhoods with different bands playing was fantastic! The race had great … Read more

Chicago Marathon – Adela S

Race: Chicago Marathon – https://www.chicagomarathon.com/ Runner: Adela S Date: 10/9/2016 Location: Chicago, Il Results – 4:39, somewhere around 11,000th place out of 40,000 registered 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most 1) Highly organized, including security 2) Post-race food & beer – we were even given ice bags. That’s a first for me! … Read more