LEON’S TRIATHLON is coming back!

4 STAR ENDURANCE is proud to support LEON’S TRIATHLON – one of our favorite local races and the unofficial start of summer “kickoff to triathlon season” for the Chicagoland area! Register online at LeonsTriathlon.com and join us at this year’s race! As a new perk this year, for every person who registers for the race,Continue reading “LEON’S TRIATHLON is coming back!”

Take the January 2021 Multisport Research Survey!

4 STAR ENDURANCE is supporting MULTISPORT REASEARCH to help the endurance sports industry during these challenging times, and that starts with hearing from you – our athletes and community! We’d really appreciate your input on an anonymous survey to better understand athlete motivations during the current pandemic. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanceContinue reading “Take the January 2021 Multisport Research Survey!”

Kickstart your 2021 #DreamingSeason

Do you swim, bike, or run? Whether you’re a cyclist, runner, triathlete, swimmer, OR a triathlete – there are two different “VIRTUAL CHALLENGES” going on right now as part of the 100% completely free USA TRIATHLON #VirtualTri promotions that feature over $5,000 in prizes – a great way to INSPIRE and kickstart your 2021 seasonContinue reading “Kickstart your 2021 #DreamingSeason”

RunSmart Calculator + TrainingPeaks!

RUN SMARTER!Trying to figure out what pace to aim for your (long) runs? If you’re training towards an endurance event, we recommend that runners consider pacing different weekly runs at different paces…. don’t always run the same pace! But the hardest thing to figure out is typically where to start – and in particular, whatContinue reading “RunSmart Calculator + TrainingPeaks!”

Run Routes in Chicago

Here are some great neighborhood and “hidden gem” run routes in Chicago! LAKEVIEW / UPTOWN: 1.55mi Graceland Cemetery Loop (2 loops = perfect 5k): https://www.strava.com/routes/28524984 3-mile Lakeview Loop: https://www.strava.com/routes/28230946 4-mile Lakeview Loop: https://www.strava.com/routes/28230946 LINCOLN PARK: Lincoln Park 5k Loop: https://www.strava.com/routes/28277850 SOUTH LOOP / DOWNTOWN: 2.5-Mile “Roosevelt Hill” Loop: https://www.strava.com/routes/28371561 3.1-Mile Rose Garden 5k Loop (1.56miContinue reading “Run Routes in Chicago”

Triathlon Clubs and Communities

Want to join a community of endurance athletes that are motivated to train smarter using TrainingPeaks premium? Consider joining our 4 STAR CLUB! Also, don’t miss these great Chicago-area triathlon clubs and communities! CHICAGO VIRTUAL CYCLISTS (CVC)CVC is a community for cyclists who enjoy cycling indoors on Zwift, Rouvy, RGT Cycling, and other platforms… andContinue reading “Triathlon Clubs and Communities”