2014 WCIA's Face of the Race
28-year-old Cole Hendrix was training for this year's Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon when his life changed in an instant.
This "Face of the Race" is going the extra mile to raise money for cancer research, and it's all because of her dad.
Mike Lindemann is one man, but he's undertaking three very important jobs in the community.
Many people are already signing-up for the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon. The WCIA-3 Morning Show is celebrating "Marathon Mondays" by sharing a new "Face of the Race" story every Monday leading up to race day.
Kristina Meece says she never dreamed she would become a runner, but she says running has changed her life.
Colin started running to lose weight, and now his motivation is growing--a little more each day.
Greg Boldt was denied health insurance because of his weight and high blood pressure. He was determined to get coverage for his family, and that meant getting in shape -- using any motivation he could.
Rachel Zubricky is looking for her 4th straight 10K win. But the reigning two-time runner up is hoping to finally catch her.
One group is helping more people because of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon. The Developmental Services Center got the largest single-donation after last year's race. WCIA-3's Cynthia Bruno finds out how the money is helping people live more "normal" lives.
The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon races are filling up. WCIA 3's Cynthia Bruno takes a look at what races are most popular and who's signing up in this week's Face of the Race.
Christie Clinic Run for Life Video Series
- The Benefits of Running
- Diet for Champions
- How to Avoid Injury and Pain
- Heart Disease and Running
- Barefoot Running
- Running Outside vs. Treadmill
- Keep Your Bones Running Strong
- Running Warm-Up and Cool-Down
- Heel Pain
- Post-Race Pain
Television station WCIA and its sister station WCIX in Champaign air segments leading up to race weekend.
2013 WCIA Live Telecast "The Extra Mile"
Live TV coverage on WCIA, starting at 7 a.m.
- Running Doesn’t Have to be a Pain
- Running to Help Others
- Safe Running
- Champaign CEO Has Another Side
- A Race About Losing
- Mom Runs to Teach Family a Lesson
- Make the Day a Party
- Racing to the Top
- The Race Needs Your Help
- Nordic Walkers
- Meet Mike Stemle
- Keeping Runners Safe
- Family Event
- Green Race
- Pasta Feed
- Kidney Mobile
- Community Involvement
- Joe Bannon
- The Final Countdown
- Woman to Meet Motivators for the First Time
- Staying Fit Means More Money for You
Marathon Monday Podcasts
Radio stations WIXY 100.3, WIXY Classic 99.1, Mix 94.5, and The Chief 92.5 of the Illini Radio Group broadcast segments on the race on Mondays leading up to race day.
- What’s New for 2012
- Timing the Races
- All About Feet
- Presidential Relay
- Extreme Endurance Athlete Marshall Ulrich
- Kids and Running
- Road Closures and Runner Safety
- Final Week Preparations
- Off to the Races
- Training Advice
- About the Medals
- Runners Who Want to Lose [Weight]
- Registration Pace, plus Bagels
- Advice From Two Running Legends
- Charitable Partners
- Youth Run
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Young at Heart
- Race Week!