Best of Competitor 2013 — Midwest Region

Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to nominate their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more. Competitor is pleased to announce the 2013 winners for each region.

MORE: Best of Competitor 2013 Winners!

Competitor’s printed magazine is distributed nationally via eight regional editions across the U.S. Check out this link to see where to find a copy in your region. The digital version is available free through Competitor.com or on iTunes.

Voting for the Best of Competitor 2014 will begin at Competitor.com on Sept. 1, 2014.

Best 5K/10K
Race to Wrigley 5K
Chicago

Half Marathon
500 Festival Mini-Marathon
Indianapolis

Marathon
Chicago Marathon
Chicago

Trail Race
Iron Mountain Trail Half Marathon
Iron Mountain, MI

Destination Race
Big Sur International Marathon
Monterrey, CA

Women’s Race
Women Rock
Chicago and St. Paul

Race for Kids
Life Time Kids Triathlon
(multiple events)

Running Club
Moms Run This Town
(nationwide)

Running Store
Naperville Running Company
Naperville, IL

Running Store Group Run
Fleet Feet Sports Old Town
Chicago

Charity Training GroupTeam to End Aids
Chicago

Charity to Raise Funds For
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
(nationwide)

Running Celebrity
Actor Sean Astin

Triathlon
Chicago Triathlon
Chicago

Cycling Event
Blood, Sweat & Tears Charity Bike Ride
Chicago

Mud/Adventure/Obstacle
Warrior Dash
(multiple events)

Race Swag
Hot Chocolate 15/5K Hoodie
(multiple events)

Race T-Shirt
Shamrock Shuffle 8K
Chicago

Outdoor Shop
Erehwon Mountain Outfitter
(multiple events)

Bike Shop
Get a Grip Cycles
Chicago

Triathlon Store
Element Multisport
Chicago and Oak Park

Triathlon Club
Vision Quest Coaching
(multiple locations)

Running Shoe
Brooks Ghost

Sports Massage
Aligned Modern Health
Chicago

Health Club
Fitness Formula Clubs
9 locations in Chicago area

Fitness Studio
CrossFit Chicago
Chicago

Spinning Class
Fitness Formula Clubs
9 locations in Chicago area

Yoga Class
Fitness Formula Clubs
9 locations in Chicago area

Personal Trainer
Kyle Blust, Lincoln Park Fit Body Boot Camp
Chicago

Sports Rehab Center
Physicians Plus
Chicago

Sports Medicine Doctor (tie)
Dr. Paul Marando and Dr. Tim Marando, Physicians Plus
Chicago

Post-Race Restaurant
Batter & Berries
Chicago

Sports Supplement
Jelly Belly SportBeans

Summer Resort
The American Club
Kohler, WI

Winter Resort
Boyne Mountain Resort
Boyne Falls, MI

Active Lifestyle Vehicle
Jeep Wrangler

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