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Run Safely in Chicago All Winter

So, you may have noticed that it is a little chilly out there these days. In fact, it is, scientifically and meteorologically speaking, stupid cold. Oak Park has frozen over, and it’s not even January yet. But there is good news! It’s possible to run safely, and warmly, today and all winter long. As our […]

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Gift Guide Part 5: Gifts for the Athleisure Fashionista

Sometimes, just putting on cute athletic clothes makes you feel almost as good as if you had just worked out. And it goes without saying that leggings are WAY more comfortable then jeans, any day of the week. So, in sum, we here at Lively totally embrace and endorse the “athleisure” trend, which you may have […]

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Top 10 Marathon Essentials

It’s hard to believe that the Chicago Marathon is only weeks away! Hopefully you’ve already put in the miles on the streets of Oak Park or on the Lakefront Trail and your body is race-ready. Whether Chicago is your goal — or Indy, or Twin Cities, or any one of the other excellent fall marathons […]

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7 Must-See TV Shows for Runners

You could train for a marathon… or you could schedule a marathon of TV-watching. Hey, we’re here for you either way. We’ve rounded up the 7 best sitcom episodes involving America’s favorite pastime: running (suck it, baseball!). It’s the perfect to-do list for your next rest day, even if that’s every day.   Parks and […]

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Why Hire a Running Coach? Liz of Personal Record Coaching Explains

Lively Athletics is extremely excited to be hosting a panel of local running coaches out of the store (109 N. Oak Park Avenue) on January 11.  The coaches will offer a brief introduction, answer any questions you may have about coaching, and talk about the benefits of working with a professional coach.  This event will […]

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Kate’s 2014 Running Resolutions

2013 was a solid training year for me, and my first year working with a running coach (one of the best gifts I’ve ever given myself). I qualified for Boston in my spring marathon, creating a new PR for myself, and achieved my second fastest marathon time in the fall. I ran my first Ragnar […]