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Book Review: Run the World

Book Review: Run the World

This summer has been a bit different than I had expected, since I should have been weight bearing before Memorial Day (which was 5 weeks ago if you’re counting). So I’ve been spending a ton of time on my couch, laying by the pool, and sitting on my balcony, which can get fairly boring. So … Continue reading

What I’m Loving this Month – February 2016

What I’m Loving this Month – February 2016

It’s been a strange month! A few weeks ago, the wind chill temps were below zero, this weekend the highs were low 60s. Chicago, make up your mind!  Since Disney Marathon weekend, I’ve been enjoying running on my terms, when, where, and as long as I want. I’ve been enjoying my training sessions, and loving … Continue reading

This is Home: My Chicago Marathon 

This is Home: My Chicago Marathon 

“It’s good to be home.” Nine days after my first Chicago Marathon, I said that to myself as my cab pulled around the curve near McCormick Place onto Lakeshore Drive coming home from a quick work trip to Houston. I looked at the skyline, took in every inch of Soldier Field as we drove by, … Continue reading

Run Where I Live: Chicago 

Run Where I Live: Chicago 

I’m participating in a virtual running journey link-up thanks to Danielle from LiveRunGrow.com. Be sure to check out all the great places to run, and feel free to add your own, just send Danielle your link! I’ve been in Chicago for a little over a year now, and I have to say, it’s probably my … Continue reading

So you want to run in the rain

So you want to run in the rain

I’m convinced that I’m some sort of unlucky charm for rain on race day. Both of my spring Halfs this year were rainy. Thankfully only one of them was a complete downpour.     In all, I’ve run 4 of my 12 half marathons in the rain. I’ve killed an iPod. I learned the hard way … Continue reading