Jeff Banowetz

Chicago, New York City, Chattanooga, Athens, Nashville, Atlanta, Philadelphia

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  1. 6 Chicago Races to Celebrate the Holidays

    Chicago

    Don’t let the weather get you down. These holiday-themed Chicago races will raise your spirits and provide a welcome reason to get outside.

  2. 5 Paved Chicago Trails to Stay Active in the Muddy Season

    Chicago

    Don't let the wet weather keep you inside. These paved Chicago trails allow you to keep running and cycling when other trails turn to mud.

  3. The 7 Best Places to Hit the Slopes Close to Chicago

    Chicago

    From a modest nearby beginner hill to big resorts in Wisconsin, these destinations offer the best places to hit the slopes close to Chicago.

  4. Take Advantage of Winter Trails—and More—at Chicago's Morton Arboretum

    Chicago

    In the winter, the Morton Arboretum offers fewer crowds, scenic views, plowed roads for runners, and off-road trails for hikers and skiers.

  5. Northerly Island

    Chicago

    This peninsula in Lake Michigan offers stunning views of the city and a unique winter landscape to enjoy snowshoeing and skiing.

  6. Chattanooga from Up in the Air

    Chattanooga

    Get a different view of Chattanooga by taking on skydiving, hot-air ballooning, hang gliding and ziplining.

  7. Tri Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    Chattanooga has become one of the top triathlon cities in the country, hosting an Ironman and a world championship in 2017

  8. The Best Trail to Tavern Pairings in Chicago

    Chicago

    An insider's guide to five trail-to-tavern trips in the Chicago area that include a great hiking and unique, locally brewed beer.

  9. 5 Historical Hikes Around Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    You'll find scenic overlooks, wooded trails, and cool creeks—plus gain knowledge of the area—with these historical hikes around Chattanooga.

  10. The Best Places to Paddle on the Tennessee River

    Chattanooga

    From downtown Chattanooga to the Tennessee River Gorge, you'll find plenty of scenic options to explore when paddling in the Scenic City.

  11. 4 Must-Visit Waterfalls on a Trip to Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    There's just something about a waterfall that makes a hike special. These four great waterfall hikes near Chattanooga are sure to impress.

  12. How to Explore Herrick Lake and the Best Trail System in DuPage County

    Chicago

    Herrick Lake Forest Preserve offers scenic trails and serves as a gateway to the best trail system that DuPage County has to offer.

  13. Starved Rock State Park

    Chicago

    Starved Rock State Park features 18 canyons formed by ancient melting glaciers.

  14. Knoch Knolls Park Running

    Chicago

    It may not be very big, but Knoch Knolls Park in Naperville offers legitimate off-road trails that are surprisingly fun.

  15. Palos Trail System - Running

    Chicago

    The best trail running in the Chicago area—the Palos Trail System offers more than 25 miles of off-road running

  16. Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve - Running

    Chicago

    This nearly 10-mile loop trail circles the Argonne National Laboratory and features rolling hills with ecologically diverse terrain.

  17. Deer Grove Forest - Trail Running

    Chicago

    This popular spot in the northern suburbs is second only to Palos when it comes to running off the beaten path

  18. Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit - Running

    Chicago

    This destination trip for Chicago-area runners offers some of the best trail running in the Midwest

  19. Indiana Dunes State Park

    Chicago

    The Indiana Dunes isn’t just for swimming and sunbathing. More than 16 miles of trails await those willing to get a little sandy for some amazing views and a great workout.

  20. Great Western Trail Western Segment

    Chicago

    A straightforward rail-to-trail path that offers an easy place to put in lots of miles.

  21. Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway

    Chicago

    This long trail that begins in Cook County and stretches across Lake County offers a wide variety of options for runners nearly all the way to the Wisconsin border.

  22. Green Bay Trail System

    Chicago

    This popular 9.5-mile rail-to-trail in the northern suburbs connects many downtowns and offers miles of uninterrupted running.

  23. Herrick Lake Forest Preserve

    Chicago

    This forest preserve in DuPage County offers a fun 7 miles of trails and connections to the 8 miles of trails at the adjacent Danada Forest Preserve.

  24. Blackwell Forest - Trail Running

    Chicago

    This forest preserve in DuPage County offers 9 miles of trails, connections to countless others and perhaps the best hill workout in the area.

  25. Kankakee River State Park - Running

    Chicago

    This state park along the Kankakee River features some nice off-road trails amid a great natural setting.