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Coach Jenny Hadfield Training Tips

This is Episode 04 of the WalkJogRun podcast, TalkJogRun. Coach Jenny Hadfield visited us at the office today and shared many training tips. In this episode, she shares the story behind getting started as a coach and fitness speaker. Listen to the episode for some great advice on staying motivated through the winter, as well […]

Happy, Healthy and Food Safe

WalkJogRun is always about meeting new people! Our neighbor here at the office is a Chicago non-profit, STOP Foodborne Illness. We were interested in their work and learned a ton about food and food safety after speaking with them. We wanted one of their members to share her knowledge so all of our readers could […]

Food Safety Tips

This is Episode 03 of WalkJogRun's podcast, TalkJogRun. In this episode, we speak with Chef Keith Norman and FAAN's Chris Weiss. They give us some helpful hints on food safety in the kitchen, allergies, and food preparation and storage.

The Everyman Olympics

This is Episode 02 of the WalkJogRun's podcast, TalkJogRun. In this episode, we interview Boris Wozstock, the “Everyman Olympian.” Boris took it upon himself to tackle one challenge in every sport of the Olympic Games before the London Olympics in 2012. He is over halfway through his challenge and shares his experience in this podcast. […]

From 0 to 26.2: How one man finds a healthy niche in marathon running

Greg Bruno wouldn't have believed you if you told him he would be running a marathon a year ago. His father, an avid marathon runner, called him from the Chicago Marathon expo in 2010 and told Greg he was going to run the Chicago Marathon in 2011. Greg had only just started doing a few […]

What's in a Marathon Goodie Bag?

Each year hundreds of companies and organizations spend a ton of money advertising in race goodie bags. I decided to share exactly what I got from my Chicago Marathon goodie bag. There were a ton of pamphlets in my goodie bag. There were a lot in there that advertised particular races. This may be a […]