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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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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 20

Happy Belated 4th of July!  If you follow me on social media, then you may have noticed that we were out of town for the long holiday weekend, and I made a last minute decision to not blog while we … 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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Catching Up!

Today’s blog post is only my eighth blog post for the month of May.  My lack of writing lately was not planned, but life got quite busy, and something had to give.  So what’s been going on with me lately? The … 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 – 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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