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Chicago Marathon Training Recap - Week 4

This was the first week that I feel that I’m finally dialed into “training mode.”  The last two years, I started out training cycles with a sugar detox or Whole30 to get myself in that disciplined mindset.   713 more words


"Hungry bum" syndrome with 3 inch shorts? Read on for less cheeky options...

Running along while awkwardly reaching down and pulling the rapidly rising legs of your shorts back towards the earth; ain’t nobody got time for that! 838 more words

Trail Running

Chicago Marathon Training Plan

Yep -it’s that time again.  That 18 weeks of every year that I spend preparing to run 26.2 miles – hopefully a little faster than I have previously.   595 more words


10 years, 10 pounds, & a lot of living later... (aka Cellcom Marathon 2017 -Recap) #itspersonal

10 years, 10 pounds, & a lot of living later…I returned to the scene of my very 1st marathon the Green Bay Cellcom. I was told long before I began my long distance adventures that I would never forget my 1st marathon.   2,581 more words

Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Full Marathon #5

“True happiness is not found in any other reward than that of being united with God.”

May 13, 2017….I finally settled my peace with my last marathon by doing another.   1,796 more words

Apple Creek 50k 2017 - Recap

I have looked forward to the Apple Creek 50K since I signed up many, many months ago…not because I’ve heard the course is beautiful (it is) or that the volunteers are awesome (they are), but because I was going to get to hang out with my good friend Allison! 2,279 more words

Clean Sport Athletics

In general we all have heard about performance enhancing drugs. Usually you hear about professional athletes taking them to become bigger, faster, or stronger. As these drugs have become more widely accessible even amateurs have started taking them. 268 more words