Regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years, according to a long-running study from the Copenhagen City Heart study.
CHESTERTON | No Boundaries, a 10-week beginner level running training program, is designed for people who are currently inactive, who are new to running or walking, or who are working to get back into running/walking condition. The program offers, walk/run, run/walk, run and intermediate run…
NiSource and NIPSCO employees have been running together during their lunch hour for the past eight years. From left is Rick Grzywana, Joel Zandstra, Scott Schmal, Kristi Figg and Ron Plantz.
Rick Grzywana, Ron Plantz, Joel Zandstra, Scott Schmal and Kristi Figg meet during lunch for a group run outside the NIPSCO and NiSource office in Merrillville. Some run every day, others three times a week, for almost five miles a day.
Ron Plantz, assistant controller at NiSource, stretches before a lunchtime run with co-workers in Merrillville. A group of employees at the company has been running during the lunch hour for the past eight years.
Bikers take off on a 15-mile ride as a portion of the Pennsy Greenway Trail is officially opened Saturday during a ceremony in Schererville. The new part of the trail is the first of many phases that will eventually connect communities from Illinois to LaPorte County.
Schererville Parks and Recreation Superintendent John Novacich addresses the crowd Saturday during the official opening of a 2.1-mile leg of the Pennsy Greenway Trail.
Bikers began a 15-mile ride last fall at the official opening of the Pennsy Greenway Trail in Schererville.
Fleet Feet Sports in Schererville offers a 13-week training program for people looking to participate in their first half-marathon. The store's program begins May 14 and culminates with participants running the Rock-N-Roll Half-Marathon in Chicago, Aug. 14.
Runners break from the starting gate Sunday during the 2010 Chicago Marathon, which drew a record 38,132 participants. IN SPORTS: Valparaiso runner says organizers did a better job preparing for unseasonable heat this year after 2007 debacle.
Onlookers cheer as Chicago Marathon participants pass them.
Chicago Marathon women's first-place runner Liliya Shobukhova crosses the finish line Sunday.
Runner Sammy Wanjiru crosses the finish line taking first in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
Runners take on the first stretch of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
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