The Starting Line

The Starting Line

Out for a joyride

Where did you go on your summer vacation? Several local cyclists left the cornfields for weeklong bike trips featuring some spectacular scenery not available in central Illinois. Here are their trip reports:

She went all out ...

During a Spartan race in June, Janet Stroud faced a new challenge about every quarter-mile throughout the 9-m

Riding to Paris

The world’s best cyclists will complete the last stage of the Tour de France on July 23 by riding from Montge

Reading, writing and running

Melissa Raguet-Schofield is a veteran trail runner and ultramarathoner.

Kidding around

The setting was perfect for yoga -- a peaceful rural location on a warm, sunny, late spring afternoon, with a

Running out of breath?

It can happen to a highly-trained marathoner or a beginning runner, a high school soccer player or a college

Give it a TRI

Want to try a tri this summer?

Get ready to shred

Sara Haag has been mountain biking for about five years, starting shortly after she saw someone riding the tr

A family finish

Laila and Solomon Geht have made a tradition of coming to the University of Illinois campus each April for the Christie Clinic Illinois M

The Color of Determination

Andy Querio will take a trip down memory lane later this month when he runs the Christie Clinic Illinois Half Marathon through the campus wh