Category Archives: Training

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 6

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! This past week was another incredibly active, busy, and productive one. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Weeks 4 and 5

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! The past two weeks have been incredibly busy, as well as … Continue reading

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2017 Goals – 2nd Quarter Check In

Even though the second quarter of 2017 doesn’t end until Friday, since I reached a mileage milestone for the year last week I figure that its more than okay to go ahead and check in on all of my yearly … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 3

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! Another busy week has come and gone, but despite … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 2

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! Week 2 of marathon training was just as, if … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Where I’m Looking Forward to Running this Summer

Running during the summer is far from easy, and I was very much reminded of that this past week.  On Monday, I had to cut my training run short because of the heat.  My body had a very difficult time … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 1

As you may recall, the Chicago Marathon will be my first full marathon.  I decided to make training for and running my first marathon about more than just the physical running, and will be running Chicago as a member of … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Tips for Training While on Vacation

Today’s Friday Five theme is working out while on vacation.  While many people look forward to relaxing while on vacation, this does not mean that you have to keep yourself from being active.  In fact, being on vacation is a … Continue reading

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Let Marathon Training Begin!

Today is a day that I’ve been highly anticipating since back in October when I first registered for the Chicago Marathon: it is the official kickoff to my marathon training!  I have so many thoughts and feelings about starting to … Continue reading

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Losing Weight

Loosing weight is far from easy.  It takes determination, focus, sacrifice, and lots of hard work. One of my May goals is to loose four pounds.  In the past, when I have sought to shed a couple of pounds, it … Continue reading

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