The Starting Line

The Starting Line

Trail by fire

Matt Halfar of Mahomet spent the winter months in Florida, enjoying the warm weather and watching the sunsets. He did so while hiking the length of the state, through wetlands, grasslands, forests, swamps and agricultural areas.

The Fit List

If your kids wanted to run the Youth Run last weekend at the Illinois Marathon, they’re in luck.

The Fit List

Illinois Marathon week is almost here! I hope you’re signed up for a race.

The Fit List

The weekend starts with the Trail Glo 5K out at Allerton. I hear it’s going to be fantastic! The fun continues with the half marathon and 10K on Saturday morning. Here’s your list of area races:

Friday, April 10:

Walking tall

Toni Wendler of Monticello has always wanted to be active, but it hasn't been easy for her.

The Fit List

It’s spring -- time to run a race! Here’s your list:

Weekend of April 4-5:

Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Cool Runnings

Wendy Balthazor and Neena Tripathy ran a marathon in a place most people will never lay eyes on, accompanied by penguins, glaciers and some epic, shoe-sucking mud.

The Champaign women ran the Antarctica Marathon on March 9 — their fifth continent in a quest to run a marathon on all seven continents.

The Fit List

Start your weekend off right, with a race. Here’s your list:

Weekend of Feb. 21-22:

Mountain Goat

The Fit List

Happy weekend! Here’s your list of races:

Weekend of March 14-15:

Pi Run