Join Dick Pond Athletics for “TRIPLE THE FUN”. Run with us on Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm and join us again on Saturday mornings at 8:00 am for another “Fun Run”. Runners of all levels welcome. We anywhere from 3-12 miles or more depending on the group. Many of the people are Walk2Run graduates. Some of the group will run/walk for 30-40 minutes instead of running the whole time. Anything goes, everyone does the distance they want to do.

Like all of our running programs this is a FREE program. Call 630-665-3316 or email Debbie Crawford for more information. No sign-up required.

Walk2Run Graduation 5K

Walk 2 Run will finish up on Saturday September 12th and Monday September 14th. The following week September 19th and September 21st we’ll invite all the participants back for a self-timed 5K. It’s the perfect chance to challenge yourself to run/walk the whole 3.1 miles in a time that’s comfortable for you. You’ll only […]

Ready For The Next Step?

Did you get the running bug with a recent Walk2Run class? We hear you! Join us Mondays at 6:30 pm or Saturdays at 8:30 am starting Monday September 28th and Saturday September 26th for The Next Step – a program designed to keep the Walk2Run Graduates running. There will still be […]

We’re still running!

It’s summer, when we’d all normally be training for races or deep into a Walk2Run session. We wanted to let you know that even though that race you were training for may not be happening, we’re still running as follows: A new session of Walk2Run is currently happening on Saturday mornings […]

Let Us Help You Find The Right Gear

At Dick Pond Carol Stream, 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 […]

Dick Pond Racing Registration for 2020 Now Open!

Racing Team Registration and All Locations Party Coming Up! Registration for our Dick Pond Racing Team will open towards the end of the month. For all information on the team you can go to The all locations kick off party will be held on February 29th so save the date and […]

Walk 2 Run Graduation/Reunion Party TBD

Let’s celebrate your success! You’ve completed one of our 10 week Walk 2 Run programs and have run your race. Now it’s time to reward yourself with some treats and to discuss with your fellow runners what your next goal is. You’re ready to move on and we’re here to help you […]

Heart & Sole Girls Running Group Coming to Carol Stream

We are hosting a Heart and Sole program this fall at Dick Pond Carol Stream! It will be for girls in 6th grade through 8th grade. We also can welcome 3rd-5th graders on to our team as well. We are going to have practices Monday and Thursday from 5:00-6:15pm. Practices will [...]

Meet Our Manager

My name is Debbie Crawford, the store manager of Dick Pond Athletics in Carol Stream, IL. I have been a dedicated runner for 16 years, completing 10 Marathons and a 50K ultra along the way along with numerous Half Marathons, 10K, 8K and 5K distance races. I have been with Dick […]

Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program Starts In May

All runs at 8:00 am with starting times earlier once our distances increase. There will be a short meeting at 7:30 before our run on the 25th. This program is for anyone but be ready to run 6-8 miles the first day if you’re planning on training for a full marathon.

Dick Pond Racing in Carol Stream

Are you a part of our Racing Community? Reach your goals and help others do the same. The Dick Pond Racing Team is a community of runners sharing and continuing their personal journeys and running experiences. Whether it’s training, racing, pacing, or having fun, we strive to inspire each other for […]