Tag Archives: marathon training

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 1

On October 7th 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 marked the start of my Chicago Marathon training.  … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Lessons I Learned Last Year During Marathon Training

One of the many benefits of this blog is being able to journal about my running journey and then being able to look back at what I wrote.  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been taking some time to … Continue reading

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Let Marathon Training Begin, Round 2!

Later this afternoon I will complete my first training run for the 2018 Chicago Marathon.  I’m incredibly excited about what lies ahead of me over the next 18 weeks as I prepare to run my second marathon. In case you … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2017

Its always fun to look back at the end of the year, and one of my favorite end of the year posts is always my “Top 5 Posts” of the year.  What were the most popular posts in 2017 on … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 18

Well I did it, I ran my first marathon!!!!!  I cannot wait to fully recap my entire race weekend experience.  Like I shared on social media on Monday, the race went far how I had hoped that it would.  I … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 17

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! I cannot believe that race week is here!  One week from … Continue reading

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2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Recap

Disclaimer: As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger I received a complimentary global tour pass, which I used for entry into this race.  I also received complimentary VIP access.  As always, all opinions are my own. When I started planning out my … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 16

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!  This past week was busy and long, and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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