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Month: October 2015

It’s the end of an era…

Last weekend I ran in 5k pushing a jogging stroller. It’s been a long time since I’ve done something like that.  Obviously I wasn’t in typical competitive race mode and my mid-race thought process was very different.  This stroller’s tire seems flat! I hope it can make it 3 more miles! Then there was the realization- Wow!  I’m going so much

The Chicago Marathon Race Recap

The Chicago Marathon is truly one of a kind.  To sum it up in a few words- I LOVED this race!  The crowds, the course, the atmosphere- it is the full package!  I would definitely recommend it as a must run marathon. Marathon race reports are always the hardest to write because one small recap doesn’t seem to do it

Chicago Marathon Training

I thought I would take a break from the steady stream of race reports to share some of my Chicago Marathon training. If you were hoping to find some pie charts and bar graphs you will be sadly disappointed. It’s all I can do just to stay on top of updating my training log. This will be a brief summary

The Heart & Sole Half Marathon 2015 Race Recap

This is it… Only five more days until the big race!  I’m working up a post specifically about my Chicago training cycle and hopefully I’ll have it finished in the next day or so. I’ve had some time to reflect on the past few months and what I’ve learned during this process.  I can’t believe it’s almost here! As you