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2018 Chicago Marathon Expo Recap

My first day of Chicago Marathon weekend was incredibly similar to last year’s first day.  It involved flying to Chicago, meeting up with my parents, going to the expo, and then having a low key dinner to end the day. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Weekend is One Week Away!

One week from today, I will be on my way to Chicago where I will run my second marathon.  With only 9 days to go until the big race, I am feeling a multitude of different feelings, including happiness, excitement, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 24

Since there’s quite a bit on my mind this week and a lot of different things going on I thought that a Potpourri post would be more than appropriate for today. 1.  Tomorrow marks the peak point of my marathon … 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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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 22

Happy Friday everybody!  If your schedule has been like mine lately, it has been jam packed and you’ve been constantly on the go.  It seems like this happens every Spring.  Part of me enjoys the thrill of being as busy … Continue reading

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My 2018 Race Calendar

One of my goals for this year is to PR in every race distance that I run.  I know that this is going to be quite a challenge, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not up for it.  This goal … 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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I’ll Be Back in 2018!!!

Since crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line three weeks ago, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting.  While some of that reflecting has been about what worked and what didn’t work during both my preparation for running my first marathon, … Continue reading

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2017 Chicago Marathon Expo Recap

The excitement of Chicago Marathon weekend kicked off one week ago today.  After one last visit to the chiropractor before the race, we headed to the airport for a lunch time flight to Chicago.  At the airport it was clear … Continue reading

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It’s Chicago Marathon Weekend!!!

Almost a year after signing up with Team RMHC, as well as 18 weeks of training, Chicago Marathon weekend is finally here!  I have so many emotions going into this weekend, but overall I’m excited about heading to Chicago, seeing … Continue reading

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