The Starting Line

The Starting Line

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.

The Fit List

Fall racing season is here! Enjoy! Here’s your list of races.


Pedaling the Outback

Steve Hankel of Savoy is a seasoned long-distance cyclist who enjoys the challenges of cycle tourin