A free 8 week program that gradually increases your running time and distance as you work toward running your first 5K!



Dick Pond Racing is a community of runners sharing and continuing their personal journeys and running experiences.



FREE Fun Runs for any level runner are held from our store location every Monday night and Saturday morning.

Let Us Help You Find The Right Gear

At Dick Pond Hoffman Estates, 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 […]

FREE Personalized Bra Fittings

80% of women are wearing the wrong size running and sports bra, or a bra that is too old. No bra should see a birthday and should be replaced as often as you replace your running shoes.

Willow Creek Training Program

This 7 week program is designed to get you and your whole family ready for the Willow Creek 5k on Saturday, October 19th. All abilities and ages are welcome! We will slowly increase time and mileage each week so that everyone is confident and ready to go on October 19th! This [...]

Garmin Running Watch Demo Program

Dick Pond is here to satisfy your Garmin curiosity. We are now offering a demo program where you can come in, check out a watch for an extended period, and find out which model is right for you. Here's how it works: Simply stop by our store location to 'check out' [...]

Featured Partner: Juice Plus

Learn how nutrition is the key to good health. I believe everyone can agree that we don’t have a calorie deficiency, we have a whole food deficiency. Healthy begins with the choices we make. We’re always on the go, so it makes it challenging to make healthy choices every day. The […]

Featured Partner – Inertia Health

What does it mean to have ‘good biomechanics’ when we run? How do biomechanics play a role in pain during running? What about recovery time? When should you rest and when do you have the green light to push harder? At Inertia Health Center our mission is to keep you healthy, […]