Everyone has their favorite places to run, based on a variety of factors including convenience, location and more. Here are my favorites around town. Tell us which Milwaukee routes inspire your best jogging times and distances.
When the PNC Milwaukee Running Festival kicks off Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Milwaukee, South Milwaukee native Lauren Kleppin, a professional runner who trains in Arizona, will be on hand to cheer. We asked Kleppin, who is a favorite to make the U.S. Olympics marathon team, for some advice for runners.
Seven middle school runners paused as they finished their lap in front of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School, their labored breathing switching to laughter and another burst of youthful energy. These students from King, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, are just a fraction of the more than 120 voluntarily participating in the Kids Run Milwaukee program this fall, an outreach effort of the first annual Milwaukee Running Festival.
In a time when Zappos and Amazon and brick-and-mortar sporting good chains have cemented their spot as go-to places for running shoes and apparel, you might not think that starting a local running store would be a sound business idea. Don't tell that to Jessica and Trae Hoepner, the owners of Performance Running Outfitters, a business that started with one humble store and expanded to three, with a fourth in the works.
I can not believe my guy, Eddie Vedder did that to me. I mean, he's written alot of songs that I have identified with over the years, some moreso than others, but this time... Wow. Not only was he dead on, he was painfully so. The latest Pearl Jam album,"L...
In August 2007, I was still living in Columbus, Ohio. My familiarity with Milwaukee had been confined to the weekend trip I'd taken in April earlier that year to visit my brother, who was in his first year at Marquette Law. My brother lived on North Prospect, just two blocks north of Brady S...