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.

Marathon and 1/2 Marathon Training Begins in May

We're excited to announce the return of our free marathon and half marathon training program. Open to runners of all levels interested in marathon or half marathon training, the group will begin meeting on Saturday mornings at 8am beginning May 23rd. Click here to learn more and get ready for marathon [...]

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 […]

8 & Up Run Program Returns March 23rd

Once again we’ll offer an 8 & Up Run Program in conjunction with our Monday night session 1 Walk 2 Run starting on March 23rd. They’ll meet at the store the first Monday and at Red Hawk Park, which is across the street from the store the remainder of the time. […]

A Brand New Season of Walk2Run Begins March 21st

Walk2Run is our completely free beginner running program where you train at your own pace over 10 weeks towards a goal of running a 5K. Make friends, get healthy, build good habits and join us for the optional 5K “Graduation Run” at the end of each session. Here in Carol Stream, […]

Walk 2 Run Graduation/Reunion Party November 4th 6:30 pm

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 […]

Walk 2 Runners Graduate at the Cantigny 5K November 2nd!

Join all our runners at beautiful Cantigny Park in Wheaton. We hope to see members of the Dick Pond Racing Team there along with our Fun Run, Walk 2 Run and Walk N Talk groups. This is a great race for all levels.Go to to sign up and get more information.

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 […]

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.