Wellness Walking: More Than a Stroll Through the Park

On January 4, 2020, Dick Pond Athletics-St. Charles launched its first Walk4Wellness program, indoors at the Sportsplex in St. Charles. A complement to the popular Walk2Run program, Walk4Wellness (W4W) is a supervised, progressive 10-week training that is designed to improve cardiorespiratory and muscular strength and endurance. The decision to offer a […]

Running Saved Her Life

At Dick Pond, nothing makes us happier than a life changing running story, and our long time friend and customer Tristi Matzuka is a perfect example. Tristi began her running journey as part of our legendary Walk2Run program which you can read more about here. Tristi began severely overweight and plagued […]

Commit NOW To Be Healthy In 2020 With A FVM Race!

We want our runners to save money while at the same time have the most flexibility in their options!Why wait?  Here’s how you can get the lowest prices for next year’s races!-Buy FVM Cash!  $20 saves you $40. (Opens up again during Naperville)-Register early (before 1/1/20 for the lowest prices)-Register for the longest […]

Let Us Help You Find The Right Gear

At Dick Pond St Charles, 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 […]