Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

My Goals for This Weekend’s Races

This weekend I will be running not one, not two, but three races.  When I signed up for these races, I never intended to be running these with a PR attempt in mind. On Saturday I will be running the … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 15

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! Spoiler alert: I completed my 20 mile training run and am … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Marathon Training, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Friday Five – Potpourri v. 21

With so much going on right now, I thought it appropriate to do a Potpourri post today. 1.  This past week has been a very long and very trying week.  Little man is sick with a cold, which has resulted … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Races | Tagged , , | 34 Comments

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 14

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! After a couple of challenging weeks of training, this past week … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Marathon Training, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Friday Five – One Month Countdown!

One month from today is the Chicago Marathon.  One month.  That’s it.  Its so hard to believe that the big goal that I’ve been focusing on for nearly a year is going to be reality in just one short month. … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , | 42 Comments

Putting Together My Chicago Marathon Playlist

I cannot believe it, but Friday marks exactly one month until the Chicago Marathon.  The past almost year since I first signed up to run the race with Team RMHC has flown by, and I cannot believe that crossing the … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged , , | 39 Comments

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 13

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! What a week!  Much of the week was spent sidelined by … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Marathon Training, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

September 2017 Goals

This past month was quite the roller coaster, filled with lots of highs and some frustrating times as well.  Some of the highs included setting a new personal distance record (when I completed a 16 mile training run at the … Continue reading

Posted in Motivation | Tagged , , , | 33 Comments

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 12

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! There are only six weeks left until the big race.  SIX! … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Marathon Training, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

Friday Five – My Fall Race Calendar

With summer quickly coming to an end, that means that fall is right around the corner.  And one of the highlights for me every fall is the start of race season. There are so many fun races held every fall. … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , , , , , | 40 Comments