The Starting Line

The Starting Line

‘Hope is good medicine’

“The good news is, there is a treadmill.”

ON TRACK FOR SUCCESS

More than 500 young athletes will compete in track and field events at the University of Illinois Armory

GOAL BIG OR GO HOME

Brian Siemann has some big goals for his racing season in the upcoming year -- medaling in the 800 meter

Putting the pedal down

One of Suzanne Rinehart’s favorite bike courses is the “Pretzel.” The route is nearly 45 miles and inclu

Running to help

’Tis the season for giving — not just to loved ones, but also to organizations that help those in need.

The best ... rest

Nick Modrzejewski of Champaign will probably gain some weight in the next couple of months. Instead of rising at 4:30 a.m.

Stepping up their game

A Saturday morning run through campus has become a pregame ritual for University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman and some

Taking the scenic route

Julie Sweet of Savoy became intrigued with Yosemite National Park when she got into rock climbing.

Punching out Parkinson's

The people working out in this Champaign gym punch speed bags with their boxing gloves.

No running from trouble

It was a hot, humid, mid-July morning, and when Scott MacAdam of Champaign finished his 6-mile run, he didn’t feel very good at all.