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Xterra Lake Las Vegas 5k Race Review

Last weekend, my fiancé Rob and I went out to Lake Las Vegas because he was racing in the Xterra off-road triathlon.

We arrived in Las Vegas on Friday morning…early! 480 more words


Race Report: Arbor Day 10k - Lisle, IL

Today I ran in the 4th annual Arbor Day 10k at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL. (Not sure if the numbering of the race includes last year’s race that was canceled due to extreme flooding.) Today’s race certainly looked like it was at risk of being canceled yet again based on the weather reports for race time that were published yesterday; however, this morning turned out to be a beautiful day for racing. 1,064 more words

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The last weeks of my half marathon training..

So the last two weeks of half marathon training have been ok. Two weeks ago I got one run in and some strength.

Here’s an example of my strength workout. 276 more words


The Spring Thaw Brings a Slow Crawl

The signs of Spring are finally starting to show here in the Chicagoland area. With those signs come the hope and excitement of a new outdoor running/racing season. 398 more words

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Running and Business Travel

I don’t travel a ton for work. Maybe about 3-5 times a year. When I’m traveling for work, I ALWAYS try to workout.

It always seems, when I am on a business trip for a meeting, I eat A LOT – breakfast, AM break, lunch, PM break, dinner (usually with wine/alcohol), sleep and repeat. 222 more words


Reebok Spartan Race Info and Giveaway!!

So, I’ve been looking at some fun and different races to do, besides just a regular run race and what’s more fun than adding some obstacles? 318 more words


Clean eating with a side of ice cream

Miles Run: 0 but completed some strength training 

Beers Consumed: 0

Cravings are soooo annoying. You’re on a roll, you’ve been eating great and then all of a sudden you get a craving for… popcorn, chocolate, pretzels, m&ms, or ice cream.   269 more words