Stroller friendly races & runs

I got an email the other day asking about stoller friendly races. Well, here is a list of my favorites, click on the name of the race to register or for more info! Bunny Rock 5K and Egg Hunt, Chicago - April 7th This race is sure to bring lots of excitement and entertainment with … Continue reading Stroller friendly races & runs

Where’s the Beef? – A Peer Pressure Blog

I'd like to introduce you to my buddy Beefy (on the left). Beef is the reason I started training for a marathon, I went on one of his training runs for the 2009 Chicago Marathon. I (barley) made it 6.5 miles that day, but it hooked me on running. I went out to watch Beef … Continue reading Where’s the Beef? – A Peer Pressure Blog

WTC, Doping and Juan Pelota

When it comes to Lance Armstrong's credibility, I flip flop like I'm running for office. Part of me wants to believe that everything he has accomplished as an athlete came from nothing but hard work and dedication to his sport. Then there's the other part of me that thinks there has to be some truth … Continue reading WTC, Doping and Juan Pelota

Ironman Mooseman Bike Montage (2011)

My run today has been pushed back to later in day. My son woke up as I was getting ready to head out the door. If it wasn't 20 degrees out I would just take him with me! Instead he watched Micky Mouse Club House (probably to prepare for Florida 70.3, my first Tri this … Continue reading Ironman Mooseman Bike Montage (2011)

Going the Distance – Week in Review

Here is a recap of what happened here this week! Check out some awesome events and clinics to help you prep for the up coming race season - Endurance Sports Events Get started with some basic info to help decide if it's time to get a TT bike - Transition: From a road bike to … Continue reading Going the Distance – Week in Review

Relays in an Ironman event, will it hurt the brand?

Yesterday World Triathlon Corp, owners of the Ironman, announced a relay division in some of their 70.3 events. Really? Ironman is the marquee name in the world of triathlon. From the World Championship in Kona Hawaii to the 70.3 or Half Ironman races in places like Muncie, IN it's supposed to be the ultimate tests of endurance. … Continue reading Relays in an Ironman event, will it hurt the brand?

Endurance Sport Speaking Events

While you're sitting on the bike or mindlessly doing laps in the pool your mind is probably wondering. This time of year is a great opportunity to hear from some of the best and brightest in endurance sports at various speaking events around the city. So while your mind is wandering, it might as well be thinking … Continue reading Endurance Sport Speaking Events

Nike’s cryptic #MakeItCount video hypes revolutionary new product.

How will you #MakeItCount in 2012? Nike wants to know. In two days on 1-19-12, the folks at Nike say they're releasing "a revolutionary product designed for all kinds of playmakers" The video, though really cool doesn't come close to giving a clear idea of what's to come in the next 2 days. But it does look … Continue reading Nike’s cryptic #MakeItCount video hypes revolutionary new product.

Coming up on Going The Distance

Lots of exciting stuff on the brink here at GTD. It's a new year and with that comes new goals. When I started writing this blog I was a non-runner training for my first marathon (done), the next year I wanted to jump into triathlon and aimed to complete an Ironman 70.3 (complete). This year … Continue reading Coming up on Going The Distance