Best Of Competitor Awards For 2012 Announced

Midwest Region

Best Charity Training Program

Team in Training

www.teamintraining.org

Best Charity to Fund Raise For

PAWS Chicago

www.pawschicago.org

Best 5K/10K

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

www.hotchocolate15k.com

Best Half-Marathon

Rock ’n’ Roll Chicago Half-Marathon

Chicago

www.runrocknroll.competitor.com/chicago

Best Marathon

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Chicago

www.chicagomarathon.com

Best Trail Race

Waterfall Glen Extreme 10

Darien, Ill.

 www.xtreme10race.com

Best Swimming Event

Big Shoulders 5K Lake Michigan Swim

Chicago

www.bigshoulders.org

Best Women’s Event

Chicago Women’s Half Marathon & 5K

Chicago

www.womenshalfchicago.com

Best Cycling Event (Tie)

Venus de Miles

Lake County, Ill.

www.venusdemiles.com

+ North Shore Century

Evanston, Ill.

www.evanstonbikeclub.org/nsc

Best Triathlon

Life Time Tri Chicago

Chicago

www.chicagotriathlon.com

Best Adventure/Mud Race

Warrior Dash

www.warriordash.com

Best Destination Race

Big Sur International Marathon

Big Sur, Calif.

www.bsim.org

Best Race Swag

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

www.hotchocolate15k.com

Best Race T-Shirt

Soldier Field 10 Mile

Chicago

www.soldierfield10.com

Best Running Shoe

Brooks

www.brooksrunning.com

Best Swimming Shop

Kiefer Swim Shop

www.kiefer.com

Best Outdoor Shop

REI

www.rei.com

Best Bike Shop

Get A Grip Cycles

Chicago

www.getagripcycles.com

Best Specialty Running Shop

Fleet Feet Sports Chicago

www.fleetfeetchicago.com

Best Triathlon Store

Element Multisport

Chicago

www.elementmultisport.com

Best Running Club

Elijah Running Club

Villa Park, Calif.

www.elijahrunningclub.com

Best Triathlon Club

Vision Quest Coaching

Chicago

www.visionquestcoaching.com

Best Sports Massage

Total Restoration

Oak Park

www.mytotalrestoration.com

Best Health Club

Fitness Formula Clubs

www.ffc.com

Best CrossFit Studio

CrossFit Chicago

Chicago

www.crossfitchicago.com

Best Spinning Class

Revolution Spin

Evanston, Ill.

www.revolutionspinning.com

Best Yoga Class

Corepower Yoga

www.corepoweryoga.com

Best Sports Rehab Center

Physicians Plus Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation

Chicago

www.physicianspluschicago.com

Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Dr. Paul Marando and Dr. Tim Marando

Physicians Plus

Chicago

www.thesportdocs.com

Best Personal Trainer

Heather Hughes, Power Sculpt Fitness

Chicago

www.powersculptfitness.com

Best Energy/Recovery Drink

Chocolate milk

Best Energy/Recovery Bar

Clif Bar

www.clifbar.com

Best Energy/Recovery Gel

GU

www.guenergy.com

Best Post-Race Brunch/Party

Nookies

www.nookiesrestaurants.net

Best Ski/Snowboard Resort

Chestnut Mountain Resort

Galena, Ill.

www.chestnutmtn.com

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle

Subaru Outback

www.subaru.com

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