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Chicago is a slam dunk marathon kind of town. Find schedules, teams, and resources for enjoying professional and amateur leagues, recreational activities, and more.
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  5. Chicago White Sox (MLB) (6)
  6. Chicago's 2016 Olympic Bid (5)
  7. The Chicago Bears (NFL) (14)
  8. The Chicago Bulls (NBA) (7)
  9. The Chicago Sky (WNBA) (2)

Chicago Triathlon 2009 - Fast Facts
Find the date, starting time, location, registration information, and more for the 2009 Chicago Triathlon.

Where can I ice skate in Chicago?
Find our top 5 picks for where to ice skate in Chicago, Illinois.

Top 5 Chicago Ice Skating Rinks
Chicago ice skating season runs from roughly November through February and has become as much a part of the city's winter landscape as snow and football. Find our top 5 choices for Chicago ice skating rinks here. All of these ice skating rinks are open to the public. If you have your own skates, all the outdoor rinks also have free admission. There's a pretty nominal fee if you want to rent skate…

Where are the best places to play golf in Chicago?
Want to know where to play golf in Chicago? Find our top 5 picks and more here.

Chicago Golf - What do you think about the public golf course…
Find our top 5 picks for the best public golf courses in Chicago, share your comments about Chicago golf courses, and read comments by others.

Top 5 Public Chicago Golf Courses
Chicago gets such a short golf season that you'll want to be sure you're spending it on the best golf courses in the Chicago area. Find our top 5 picks here along with links to their websites and tee time reservations.

These are all public courses, so no membership is needed to play. Please note that this is subject to change.

Play Ball, Chicago!
Find the date, time, location and activities planned for the city of Chicago's annual spring baseball celebration.

Bike the Drive - Fast Facts
Find the date, location, registration information and more for Chicago's Bike the Drive event where you get to ride your bike on Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago Blackhawks - Profile of Chicago's Hockey Team
Read a brief profile of the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago's legendary hockey team and an Original Six franchise.

Millennium Park Ice Skating Rink Photo Gallery
See photos of the Chicago ice skating rink at Millennium Park.

Chicago Marathon 2008 Pictures
See pictures of the Chicago Marathon held on October 12, 2008.

Chicago Marathon 2008 Race Results
Find race results for the 2008 Chicago Marathon held on October 12, 2008.

Chicago Cubs 2008 Playoff Schedule
Find the 2008 playoff schedule for the Chicago Cubs.

Millennium Park Ice Skating - Tips
Find helpful tips for planning your trip to the Millennium Park Ice Rink in Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac - Spectator Guide
Find out where you can watch the start of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Island and track the racers' progress.

Illinois Marathon
The Illinois Marathon launches in 2009 in Champaign-Urbana. A half-marathon and 5K will also be included. Find out how to register, date, time, and more with this guide to the Illinois Marathon essentials.

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
The world's longest freshwater sailing race takes place every year between Chicago and Michigan's Mackinac Island. Find an overview of the race here.

Chicago White Sox - Best Players Ever
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.

Chicago Cubs Tickets - Where to Buy Tickets for Games at Wrigley Field
Six places to find Chicago Cubs tickets for games at Wrigley Field.

Chicago Sun-Times Sports Home Page
The official site of the Chicago Sun-Times' daily sports coverage.

Chicago Tribune Sports Page
The home page for the Chicago Tribune's daily sports section.

The Chicago Marathon Home Page
The official site of the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. Include maps, runner information, tracking systems, and more.

Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association
Largest LGBT non-profit sports association in the Midwest. Offers competitive and recreational play in many activities. Open to all.

Chicago Run, Walk, Cycling, and Triathlon Calendar of Events
Find Chicago-area and Midwest events for run/walk races, triathlons, cycling, and more through Windy City Sports' calendar. Search by activity type, date of event, or location.

Capri Chicago Running and Athletic Events
One of the city's largest marketing firms for running and athletic events. Check schedules and register for Chicago athletic events.

Chicago Sport & Social Club
Active social and sporting club connects locals with leagues, special events, outings, and more.

Chicago Bike Winter Events
We love people who are fanatic enough to bike during Chicago's winters. Find an event and join them here.

Chicago Dragons Rugby Football Club
Chicago's rugby club for gay men. Division III member of the Midwest and Chicago Area football unions.

Together We Tri Triathlon Training Program
Popular Chicago-based training problem for newbie and experienced triathletes alike.

Illinois Golf Club Directory
Find Illinois's private and semi-private golf clubs. Find membership information, course architect, amenitites, and more.

Windy City Rollers - Chicago's Women's Roller Derby Team
The official site of Chicago's women's roller derby team. Find the Derby Dame of the Month, see gory photos in the "Injury Gallery," learn the rules of the game, and more.

Millennium Park Skating Rink - Ice Skating at the Millennium Park Ice Rink -...
Millennium Park Skating Rink - Ice Skating at the Millennium Park Ice Rink - Chicago Ice Skating Rinks

Guide to the 2011 Chicago Marathon Fast Facts
Guide to the 2011 Chicago Marathon Fast Facts

Soldier Field Chicago Fast Facts - Fast Facts Chicago Soldier Field
Soldier Field Chicago Fast Facts - Fast Facts Chicago Soldier Field

Chicago Cubs Guide
Everything you need to know about the Chicago Cubs, including tickets, games, and more.

The Chicago Bulls - 2011 Playoff Schedule and Information
Everything you need to know about the Chicago Bulls' 2011 season and playoffs schedule.

Get to Know Your Home NBA Basketball Team -- The Chicago Bulls
Your official guide to Chicago's NBA basketball team, the Chicago Bulls.

Top Fitness Trends for 2012 in Chicago
Start off your New Year with these top fitness trends from Equinox fitness instructor Tonya Dugger and get in shape and lose weight in 2012.

Ice Skating in Chicago: Lace Up Your Skates and Take to the Ice This Winter
Looking to lace up for you ice skates and take to the ice? Check out these ideas for ice skating in Chicago.

Best Ski Resorts and Winter Activities Near Chicago
While the east and west coasts boast varied mountain terrain and majestic mountain peaks, the Midwest’s collection of skiing and snowboarding runs isn’t to be ignored. Snow enthusiasts will be impressed these ski resorts near Chicago.

Profile of the North Suburban YMCA: Dedicated to Fitness and Family Fun
Get to know the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, IL, which includes fitness and dance classes, swimming pools, family events, kids' classes and camps, and more.

Running Races in Chicago in 2012
Find out about running races in Chicago in 2012, including dates, times, distances, and more.

Chicago's Bike to Work Week 2012 Promotes Pedaling Around the City
This year's Bike to Work Week in Chicago will take place June 11 - 15, 2012 and will include various events that will promote cycling ranging from a planned bike tour in Chicago's Loop to a public information session with the Chicago Department of Transportation concerning their plans to make Chicago a world class bicycling city.

The Chicago Cubs Summer Camps
Looking for something fun for your child this summer? The Chicago Cubs are launching new Chicago Cubs Base Summer Camps for kids ages 5 to 13. Camps include meeting a current Cubs player, touring Wrigley Field, and more.

Chicago Beaches
Many people mistake Lake Michigan in Chicago for an ocean with its expansive waters with that seem to have no end in sight and its nearly endless shoreline. And with the Lake Michigan shoreline comes several top beaches in Chicago where you can play volleyball, sunbath, take walks, have a picnic, and more.

15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K Returns to Chicago This Summer
Get ready for the 15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K taking place in Chicago August 16 at 6L45 p.m. in Grant Park. Find out how to register for one of Chicago's most popular races.

Chicago's Humana Race to Taste
Find out everything you need to know about the Humana Race to Taste in Chicago July 12. This 5K race is part of Chicago's biggest summer event, the Taste of Chicago.

Sunscreen Tips and After-Sun Care
Learn how to protect yourself from the sun naturally with these organic sun protection tips from Chicago=based Dr. Lisa Marie Leonard.

Guide to the 2011 Chicago Marathon - Fast Facts
Find an overview of the 2012 Chicago Marathon, including the date, time, registration information, course map, and more.

Chicago's Best Sports Bars
The Best Sports Bars in Chicago on About.com. Find out where you can watch a game, grab a beer, and root on a Chicago sports team to victory.

How to Bet on Your Favorite Chicago Sports Team
Have a favorite Chicago sports team you'd like to bet on? Learn how to successful bet on Chicago sports team with our betting tips and advice.

Chicago White Sox Opening Day 2013
Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox is Monday, April 1, 2013. Their first home game will be against the Kansas City Royals.

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in and Near Chicago
Take advantage of the snow and find out where to cross-country ski and snowshoe in and near Chicago.

Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally
The City of Chicago will celebrate the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28, with a rally in Hutchinson Field in Grant Park following a parade along Washington Street.

There's Still Time to Get in Shape for Summer
With the summer finally here, albeit a rainy start, it is that time of year to start thinking about ways to get in tip top shape. Equinox's Area Group Fitness Manager Julie Valenti is sharing her favorite tips on how fitness lovers can get beach-body ready.

Five Mistakes Runners Make That Can Affect Their Training
The best race preparation includes hydrating properly, finding the most comfortable gear for warmer conditions and knowing when to train and when to rest. Check out these five common mistakes runners make that can ruin their training and race day experience.

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