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Bucket List Update: Marathon. Check.

I’m a little late here but… I’m officially a finisher of the Chicago Marathon!

Pardon my language, but I made that 26.2 miles my bitch! It’s not like I posted a record time or anything, but I ran every step of it (OK, maybe you could argue that I had to walk through some of the hydration stations, but whatever) and came in 10 minutes faster than my goal time. 421 more words


Physical Wellness: IMT Des Moines Marathon Re-Cap

I’ll start this blog off with this…

I did finish the marathon. Although there for a while I didn’t think I was going to. Let’s recap the day, shall we? 1,299 more words


Adding distance this week....hopefully :)

So as many of you have seen, I was in NYC this weekend and did an amazing run in Central Park, definitely a huge highlight of the trip. 441 more words

Bring It ON

Gearing up for my FIRST half marathon race tomorrow as a Type 1 Diabetic! I’ve done manyyy marathon runs before being Type 1, but now it’s time to kick ass again but this time as a Diabetic. 62 more words


Chicago marathon

The marathon was amazing! I wish I could accurately put into words how phenomenal the accomplishment feels. It was just one of those running days when everything felt right. 155 more words

Inspired to Run- How the Chicago Marathon Changed My Life

October 2010.  Without realizing it, I planned a fall getaway to Chicago that would forever change my life.  My sister in law’s sister, Kelly, was running the Chicago Marathon and I happened to be visiting that weekend.  1,351 more words

Chicago Marathon

Back to Marathon Training

One of my favorite things are evening beach runs. Before being diagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic, I was an avid marathon competitor and runner. Now I’m in the process of training for my next marathon, but this time it will be my first race as a T1D! 80 more words