We are so proud of our amazing team here at Lively. Here is some of the recent buzz about Lively and accolades we have received, thanks to our fantastic employees and wonderful customers.

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50 Best Running Stores

Lively has always been one of the best stores in the US! Balega gave us special recognition for our dedication to our community, with the Ubuntu Award.

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"Small Business Super Hero" Anne Pezalla

Anne was interviewed as a Small Business Super Hero for

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Most Loved Store

We were voted the Most Loved Store, 2018, by Hulafrog. Awww. You guys.

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ESPN's Best Training Challenge

Lively's annual GOvember challenge was named the best training challenge in Chicago.


"Good Morning Chicago"

Possibly the most exciting day yet ... being interviewed by the one and only Brittany Peyton for "Good Morning Chicago"!

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West Suburban Living

A profile of Lively in West Suburban Living magazine.

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Best Running Store in Chicago

Right after we opened our doors, TimeOut Chicago named Lively one of the 10 Best Running Stores in Chicago.


"Anthropologie for Athletes"

Racked Chicago dubbed Lively "Anthropologie for athletes." Our favorite compliment EVER.

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Best Oak Park Store For women, Best Oak Park Business Overall

Our community voted Lively the Best Oak Park Shop for Women and the Best Oak Park Business Overall, and we placed second for Best Oak Park Business Owners.