Joliet Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

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Total Races: 27

Scheduled Races: 24

December Races: 2

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Without Limits

Starring: Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland


The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to Oregon University where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.

This is one of the most inspirational stories that one will ever watch. One of us over here at RRP, used to watch this movie before every high school track meet!

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Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: Authorities
10/14/2014 - Red Eye Chicago
A Northwest Side man joined runners for a portion of the Chicago Marathon Sunday morning while fleeing police, according to authorities.
When Marathon Training Hurts Your Relationship
10/13/2014 - The Huffington Post
When Lisa's husband became interested in marathon running a couple decades ago, she wanted to support his healthy new hobby.
First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 -
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.