Tag Archives: Chicago Marathon

Friday Five – Potpourri v. 19

This has been one of those weeks where there was a lot going on, and I have a lot of exciting updates to share! 1.  After my disappointing race on Saturday at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC, I’ve started to collect … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Plan Advice

Its no secret that I wear many hats and juggle a lot, including being a mother to a toddler, a full time teacher, and a wife.  Being a runner is only one of the many hats that I wear, and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 18

TGIF!  Is it just me, or has this been an incredible long week?  Maybe that’s because I have a sick child, which threw my weekly routine for a bit of a loop this week.  I’ve been doing my best to … Continue reading

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Putting Together My Chicago Marathon Training Plan

Even though my current focus is on training for Rock ‘n’ Roll DC, since one of my big goals for the year is to run my first marathon, I’m constantly thinking about how I’ll put my training plan together.  Some … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2016

Believe it or not, there’s less than two weeks left in 2016.  Where has the past year gone?!?  I know that they say that time goes by more quickly as you get older, and that it goes even faster once … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 17

This has been quite an exciting week, and the coming weeks will be just as exciting.  What’s been going on and what’s coming up? 1.  On Tuesday the results from the Chicago Marathon lottery were posted.  I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Reasons to Donate to RMHC

As I shared back in October, I will be running the Chicago Marathon next October.  Not only will it be my first marathon, but it will also be the first major race that I’m running with a charity team for. … Continue reading

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My First Marathon Will Be…

I’m excited to announce that in 352 short days I’ll be running my first marathon….. I’m very excited about the idea of training for and running the Chicago Marathon.  I know that the next almost year is going to be quite … Continue reading

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