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  • Family running across Illinois to benefit Alzheimer's research

    Family running across Illinois to benefit Alzheimer's research
    When Janice Dryfhout was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, her sons Brian and Jeff said the news was all too familiar for the family.
  • Decade after crash, runner pounds pavement again

    Decade after crash, runner pounds pavement again
    There was a time when walking was a difficult task for Darleen McPike, but now she's up and running — and it's toward the finish line. Eleven years after a debilitating motorcycle crash, the 53-year-old River Grove resident is planning to...

    2nd time's the charm for half-marathon runner

    2nd time's the charm for half-marathon runner
    It was a heck of a close race last year and again this year, but the outcome was different. In 2014, Bolingbrook's Kristen Heckert and her friend and New Balance Chicago running teammate, Amanda Mirochna, ran together in the seventh running of the First...

    Thanks to GLASA, no one sits on the sidelines

    Thanks to GLASA, no one sits on the sidelines
    The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association's long-standing motto has been: "Let no one sit on the sidelines." In most instances, that's referring to the athletic opportunities the Lake Forest-based GLASA affords to youths and adults who have a...

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...