Winter Running Tips

1. Dress Warm: Obviously this one seems like common sense, but many people forget that dressing warm requires more than just a base layer, jacket, and hat/gloves. Adding Gortex shoes and Smartwool socks to your inventory can really lengthen the amount of time you’re able to spend outside since they wick away wetness […]

First Annual Dick Pond XC Race is in the Books!

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our first ever Big Timber Challenge; the weather/course conditions made for the perfect XC race, and we couldn’t have done it without all of you! For those looking for results, they can be found here: were taken by Jimmy Tubbs, John Brazda & […]

Local Race Recap – Healthy Driven Naperville Marathon

Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health, the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K draws participants to Naperville’s lively downtown, historic sights and beautiful neighborhoods. Runners will delight in the kinetic atmosphere and well-managed course, made possible by extensive volunteer and spectator support.Every year the Naperville Half/5k serves as the final race for […]

Product Highlight: Asics GlideRide

The ASICS GlideRide builds off the brand’s most technologically advanced shoe, the MetaRide, while refining its features to deliver the same energy-savings in a package that’s more approachable for any runner. To do this, ASICS made the shoe more comfortable by reducing the curve of the midsole and adding more cushioning […]

Let Us Help You Find The Right Gear

At Dick Pond Lisle, we’ll be the first to tell you that anyone who gets up, gets out and runs is a runner. Anyone putting in the miles is an athlete, plain and simple. That said, there are simply some tips, tricks and best practices runners know from experience. We’re here […]