Join the Park Ridge edition of the DPR Road Warrior Run on October 31 at 8am! Park Ridge moves to a new location in October and we want to show it off! Just 1.7 miles from the Des Plaines River Trail, we have many routes for those who love to take their […]
Mark your calendars for the 2020 walk2run program and dedicate this time to yourself! Walk2Run is a program designed to take you from walking to running your first 5k over 10 weeks. We have coaches to guide you and help give you advice to learn how to run your best and […]
“Racing” shouldn’t be a scary word! This team is a way to get you comfortably uncomfortable, work your fast twitch muscles, and change up your running routine to get you where you want to be.The racing team is only $20 and you get Access to Thursday night workouts A team racing shirt or […]
With all the new models of wrestling shoes in stock it’s time to get your gear. We offer 15% off current wrestling shoes every day! Head gear gear bags mouth guards anti-bacterial soap and more! You name it, we’ve got what you need to start your season out right!
No one wants to run in bulky clothes, feel cold during a run, or feel overheated once our body warms up. Here is a chart that can help you run comfortable. The trick is layering so you can add or shed clothing depending on your body temperature. A good tip, always […]
Shop local and enter The Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce monthly raffle for a $50 chamber gift certificate. Every $50 you spend at participating businesses earns you a raffle ticket which can be picked up at the Chamber Office located at 720 Garden St. Yes, we are a participating business!
My name is Chris Wilhite and I am the new manager of Dick Pond Park Ridge. I have worked run speacialty for 13 years and also have been in charge of our shoemobiles that service the schools and races in the area as well as helping open this location. I have […]
If you have been thinking about it, now is the time to join the Dick Pond Racing Team! We will be having our kickoff party on March 20 – learn about the team, meet fellow runners, and get excited to achieve your goals!Join us at the Notre Dame Prep track in […]
Not a runner but want to find a community of walkers to hold you accountable? Search no more. In 2019, we are starting our first ever walking group, every Tuesday at 6:30pm. Our walks will be from 30-45 minutes long. Join us for a lovely walk around beautiful Park Ridge. There […]
At Dick Pond Park Ridge, 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 […]