Planting the Seed: The Running Mom

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Emily Harrington finds that running during pregnancy with a doctor’s consent is a good way to stay in shape physically and mentally.

Chambana Mom to Know: Melissa Byrd

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Melissa Byrd will race in her first full marathon in Saturday’s Illinois Marathon. Read her inspiring story.

Marathoning Mama: Running after Baby in C-U and Beyond

Champaign Urbana Chambana Marathoning Mama Daniele Frerichs

Whether getting off the couch to jog or training for a 5K or beyond, running is a great way to get exercise after pregnancy.

Mom to Mom: What Keeps a Body in Motion?

Moms will be among those running at this year's Illinois Marathon. How do they find time for fitness?

I’ve asked other marvelous local moms who manage to do the impossible — to fit in fitness — what is the secret to staying motivated?

Chambana Parents to Know: Julie and Todd Sweet

See why we think half marathon runners Julie and Todd Sweet are Chambana Parent to Know.

Both Julie and Todd Sweet are running the half marathon, one of the races part of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon festivities on May 1. See why we think they are a Chambana mom and dad to know.